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October 11, 2014

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


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
317 State Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $10 to $20

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


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
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

Oregon Ballet Theatre: OBT 25, Through October 18


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
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201
Cost: $35 to $155

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


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
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $50

Oregon Repertory Singers: Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, October 11 & 12


Oregon Repertory Singers, one of Portland’s longest-lived and most heralded civic choirs, opens its 2014-15 season with Ludwig Van Beethoven’s majestic Missa Solemnis. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra joins the choir’s 90 voices to perform Beethoven’s masterwork, which has not been... More

Start: October 11, 2014 4:00 pm
End: October 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97201

Northwest Dancesport Championships — October 11 & 12


Ballroom competitors from the Pacific Northwest and Portland vie in a glamorous show of the country's highest level of ballroom dancing. Last year's champions will be in attendance, as well as new competitors. Social dancing time is included in the... More

Start: October 11, 2014 8:30 am
End: October 12, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Tiffany Center
1410 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 10, 2014

PCG: Jason Vieaux in Recital


Portland Classic Guitar presents the acclaimed guitarist, teacher and recording artist, following a master class in Marylhurst University’s Wiegand Hall at 11 a.m. the same day. Reserve tickets through PCG, either online or by calling 503-654-0082.

Start: October 10, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: St. Anne's Chapel, Maryhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036-0261, United States
Cost: $30-49

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: Shabbat in the Sukkah


Celebrate Sukkot in the jury-selected sukkahs at Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education. Moishe House, OJMCHE and MJCC bring you a party under the sukkah canopies in NW Portland with live music and great food.

Start: October 10, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
1953 NW Kearney, Portland, 97209
Cost: Free Admission

October 8, 2014

Cascadia Presents Fear No Music

Fear No Music

In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week — October 5-11 — Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare teams with members of Fear No Music as part of an event to celebrate the inspired works of composers who struggled with lifelong mental illnesses, including Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Schumann,... More

Start: October 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 8, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: The Secret Society
116 N.E. Russell Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $20 in advance; $25 suggested donation at the door.

45th Parallel: Leclair – A Tale of Two Countries


Featuring Greg Ewer & Adam LaMotte, violins; Nathan Whitaker, cello; Susan Jensen, Harpsichord. Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte host an evening of music and discussion in celebration of their recent landmark recording of the music of French composer Jean-Marie Leclair. "An elegant recording...... More

Start: October 8, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: The Historic Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 to $25

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