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October 14, 2014

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

Singer Alika Hope and guitarist Ramon Morant perform African-American spirituals and abolitionist writings as a way of introducing the history of the American abolitionist movement. Alika Hope also uses her own family experiences — as an African American woman with a Jewish grandfather... More

Start: October 14, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Address:
1953 N.W. Kearney Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $10; $8 for OJMCHE members, $5 for students.

October 13, 2014

Friends of Chamber Music: Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, October 13 & 14

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Formed in 1984 by principal concertmaster and string section leaders of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin has celebrated a critically acclaimed career, establishing itself among the world’s premier string quartets with over 20 years of international concerts... More

Start: October 13, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $47

Bruce Vantine’s Cornerstone Chorale and Brass

Cornerstone Chorale

This performance includes twenty singers, a brass quintet, percussionist, pianist and narrators, offering a message of reconciliation.

Start: October 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 13, 2014 9:15 pm
Venue: Augustana Lutheran Church
Address:
2710 N.E. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $10-15

October 12, 2014

Greater Portland Flute Society: Flute Master Class with Jean Ferrandis

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Jean Ferrandis is professor of flute at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and at California State University at Fullerton. He conducts the Saint Petersburg Camerata in Russia and the Saint Christopher Chamber Orchestra in Vilnius, Lithuania. Ferrandis regularly presents... More

Start: October 12, 2014 1:30 pm
End: October 12, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Cedar Hills United Church of Christ
Address:
11695 S.W. Park Way, Beaverton, OR, 97225, United States
Cost: Free to observers

Metropolitan Opera National Council Oregon District Auditions

Met Auditions

These important auditions for young singers are open to the public, and tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event.

Start: October 12, 2014 1:00 pm
End: October 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall
Address:
1320 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $15

October 11, 2014

Greater Portland Flute Society: French Flutist in Recital

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Jean Ferrandis is a soloist, professor and conductor, with extensive travels throughout Europe, Asia and North America. He is professor of flute at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and at California State University, Fullerton. He conducts the Saint Petersburg Camerata... More

Start: October 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Cedar Hills United Church of Christ
Address:
11695 S.W. Park Way, Beaverton, OR, 97225, United States
Cost: $15

The Ensemble of Oregon: Chansons Françaises, October 11 & 12

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A quintet of voices plus piano present a concert of a cappella works from the Franco-Flemish Masters in addition to French solo works from the 19th and 20th centuries. Selected works: Josquin’s En l’ombre d’ung buissonnet; Le Chant des Oyseaux... More

Start: October 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Riverside Community Church
Address:
317 State Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $10 to $20

Oregon Symphony: Korngold’s Violin Concerto, October 11 & 13

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Korngold’s Violin Concerto requires a virtuoso violinist to realize its lush lyricism. Who better for that than the young Dutch sensation Simone Lamsma making her debut? Program also includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 32; Orpheus of Stravinsky and Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry... More

Start: October 11, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

Oregon Ballet Theatre: OBT 25, Through October 18

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OBT kicks off its celebration of 25 years of thrilling dance with a program dedicated to both our rich history and our exciting future. Returning to the repertory for the first time in over a decade is George Balanchine’s masterwork,... More

Start: October 11, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Address:
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201
Cost: $35 to $155

Portland State University College of the Arts: Sphinx Virtuosi Benefit Concert

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Members of the Sphinx Virtuosi are alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition for Young Black and Latino String Players who reunite each fall to tour the nation and reach new audiences. The full string orchestra is comprised of 18... More

Start: October 11, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $50

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