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January 30, 2016

Dark to Light: An Evocative Journey of Musical Contrast

MIchal and Martin

Cellist and violinist Michal Palzewicz is featured in this program, along with collaborator Martin Majkut. Including pieces by Vivaldi, Boccherini, Bach, Haydn, Debussy and others, the performances contrast the darkness of minor keys with the light of major ones on a journey through the centuries... More

Start: January 30, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 30, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Michelle’s Piano Company
Address:
600 S.E. Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

East of the Sun, West of the Moon, January 30 & 31

Vivoce

ViVoce, the Portland Revels’ women’s vocal ensemble, gives voice to diverse cultural experiences through song and story, providing Portlanders with the opportunity to hear music from unfamiliar and far-away cultures, as well as contemporary original arrangements of classic songs. In this... More

Start: January 30, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 31, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Eliot Chapel
Address:
1011 S.W. 12th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: $15, $12 for youth & seniors

Love, Interrupted: Laments and Complaints from 17th Century Italy & Spain

Love, Interrupted

Love is the eternal muse of artists, poets, and musicians alike, and especially inspiring is the unhappy kind: that which burns, flees, and embitters. This concert conveys such heartbreak as expressed in 17th-century musical works, performed by soprano Christine Johnson and Hideki Yamaya on... More

Start: January 30, 2016 7:25 pm
End: January 30, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Kempton Hall, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15 suggested donation, $10 for students

Fadin’ by 9 and The Misty Mamas, January 30 & 31

Magenta Theater

Magenta Theater kicks off its 2016 season in a new venue with music by groups Fadin’ by 9 and the Misty Mamas. Fadin’ by 9 brings together hot pickin’, tight harmonies, and a mix of “bluegrassified” rock, folk, and bluegrass... More

Start: January 30, 2016 7:00 pm
End: January 31, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
Address:
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $12

Portland Celebrates World Culture

Harmony

This event brings together people from all cultures and traditions to celebrate diversity and honor life and provides a platform for leaders from all sectors of society to raise a voice for peace and intercultural harmony. It will include speakers, food, music... More

Start: January 30, 2016 4:00 pm
End: January 30, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: University Place Hotel
Address:
310 S.W. Lincoln Street, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

January 29, 2016

Ekachai Jearakul in Performance

Portland Classic Guitar

With a career that has already garnered a great deal of international attention — including twelve first prizes earned at renowned competitions in Europe, Asia, and North America — Jearakul recently became the first Asian guitarist to win the prestigious... More

Start: January 29, 2016 8:00 pm
End: January 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Wiegand Hall, Marylhurst University
Address:
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $32-$37

Rabbit Wilde in Concert

Rabbit Wilde

Rabbit Wilde’s music is seasoned by the edge, polish, and fervor of big-city inclinations as the group revamps classic instrumentation with homespun percussion, six-string ukelle and cello—a style the ensemble calls folk-stomp Americana. Reserve tickets online, or call 503-615-3485.

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center 527
Address:
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $20 day of show

Lessons of the Dark: Sacred vocal works of François Couperin

Couperin

This program by Musica Maestrale features the Trois Leçons de Ténèbres, Couperin's famous settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah. Two stellar Portland sopranos, Arwen Myers and Catherine van der Salm, perform the work, accompanied by an appropriately intimate continuo of viola da gamba and... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 29, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: First Christian Church
Address:
1314 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $18, $16 for seniors, $10 for students

Roomful of Teeth, January 29 & 30

Roomful of Teeth

The Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth is vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Founded in 2009 by Brad Wells, the band gathers annually at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, where they have studied Tuvan throat... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 30, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Marylhurst University
Address:
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: See full listing for details

Portland Opera To Go: The Elixir of Love, January 29 & 30

Elixir

Portland Opera To Go presents Donizetti’s sparkling coming of age tale of love and laughter set in this case on American’s western plains in the 1930s. Cocky daredevil Belcore lands his bi-plane nearby and cozies up to Adina, the town sweetheart.... More

Start: January 29, 2016 7:00 pm
End: January 30, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Hampton Opera Center
Address:
211 S.E. Caruthers Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for youths under 12, $20 for families (4 tickets)

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