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September 28, 2015

Johnny Gandelsman: Complete Bach Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin


Violinist Gandelsman, core member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble and string quartet Brooklyn Rider, brings his virtuosity to a pinnacle of solo repertoire: Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Violin. As noted by the Boston Globe, Gandelsman “plays with a balletic lightness... More

Start: September 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Private home; see full listing for how to obtain directions
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $20-$25 suggested donation, payable at the door

September 27, 2015

Cappella Romana: Byrd Ensemble


QUINTessential Sheppard Celebrating John Sheppard’s 500th birthday, including his monumental Media vita. Also featuring the Allegri Miserere. A CD release concert of the ensemble’s newest recording: Music for the Tudors. With guest artist Kerry McCarthy. Program: SHEPPARD: Sacris solemniis TALLIS: In manus tuas SHEPPARD: Media vita ALLEGRI: Miserere TALLIS: Salvator mundi SHEPPARD: In... More

Start: September 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $10 to $44

Northwest Piano Trio: Cafe Music

Cafe Music

Violinist Heather Mastel-Lipson, cellist Hannah Hillebrand and pianist Susan McDaniel perform Ravel’s Piano Trio, Paul Schoenfield’s Cafe Music and selections from Astor Piazolla’s Four Seasons.

Start: September 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Vie De Boheme
1530 S.E. 7th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $10 at the door

Delgani String Quartet: Classics to Contemporary


This energetic, young ensemble is dedicated to innovative concerts that mix treasured classics with accessible contemporary works. In this performance, they offer an afternoon of familiar classics and accessible contemporary selections.

Start: September 27, 2015 3:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Good Samaritan Church
333 N.W. 35th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States
Cost: Free

September 26, 2015

NSO Season Opener, September 26 & 27


The Newport Symphony’s opening concert of the 2015-16 season offers three treats: the lively Courtly Dances from Gloriana by Benjamin Britten, Haydn’s Symphony No. 87, and Edward Elgar’s series of musical portraits in the Enigma Variations. Adam Flatt conducts and gives... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 27, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $34, $10 for students with ID

Oregon Symphony: Colin Currie, September 26, 27 & 28


Audiences’ favorite percussionist returns, this time with MacMillan’s thrilling showpiece for percussion and orchestra. And then there’s Smetana’s richly melodic Ma vlast, composed amidst the physical and emotional anguish of his complete deafness. Carlos Kalmar conducts the Oregon Symphony with Colin... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $125

Willamette Valley Symphony Concert, September 26 & 27

Willamette Symphony

Artistic Director and Conductor Sean Paul Mills leads the orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, the Zampa Overture of Herold, and Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 with Lydia Van Dreel as soloist. Two performances: September 26 at 7 p.m. at... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: See full listing for both venues
OR, United States
Cost: $18, $12 for seniors & college students, youth admitted free

The Vancouver Symphony’s Annual Gala Travels “Over The Rainbow”


Come follow the Yellow Brick Road and journey “Over the Rainbow,” as we celebrate Salvador Brotons’ Silver Anniversary as Maestro. It’s hard to imagine, but 2015-2016 marks Maestro Salvador Brotons’ 25th Season as the artistic director and conductor of The Vancouver... More

Start: September 26, 2015 5:30 pm
End: September 26, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Royal Oaks Country Club
8917 NE Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver, 98662, United States
Cost: $125

Alexander Melnikov in Recital, September 26 & 27


Portland Piano International brings the Russian keyboard artist to town for his Portland debut, in two appearances: On September 26 at 4 p.m., Melnikov’s program includes Schubert’s Wandererfantasie and Three Klavierstücke, as well as the Preludes and Fugues Nos. 1-12 of Shostakovich. On September... More

Start: September 26, 2015 4:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, September 26 & 27

Chinese Garden

The second most important event on the Chinese calendar after New Year, the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated the weekend of September 26 and 27 at Portland’s Lan Su Garden. Timed with the autumn harvest, the Mid-Autumn Festival occurs when the moon... More

Start: September 26, 2015 10:00 am
End: September 27, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 N.W. Everett Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States

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