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July 28, 2016

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Taking the Music Outdoors

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The Vancouver Symphony begins its 2016-2017 season with a family-friendly free outdoor concert in downtown Vancouver’s famed Esther Short Park band shell. The concert, with familiar and lively classical music, features a 70+ member orchestra conducted by international rising star Daniel Boico with performances by singers from Opera Quest Northwest. The master of ceremonies is… More

Start: July 28, 2016 5:00 pm
End: July 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Esther Short Park band shell
Address:
415 W 6th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: Free Admission

Abbey Bach Festival: Les Boréades de Montréal

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Les Boréades de Montréal are known for their interpretive approach to the baroque era and playing on period instruments. In this program, they perform Bach’s Sonata No. 1 BWV 525, Partita in A minor BWV 1013, Sonata No. 4 BWV 528, Ciaccona from Partita in D minor BWV 1004, and Sonata No. 5 BWV 529. … More

Start: July 28, 2016 5:20 pm
End: July 28, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Mount Angel Abbey
Address:
1 Abbey Drive, St. Benedict, OR, 97373, United States
Cost: $55/pp includes church concert, picnic supper and featured performance; $125/pp includes church concert, picnic supper and reserved seating at the featured performance

CMNW Summer Festival: Miró Quartet Plays Brahms & Beethoven

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The always amazing Miró Quartet takes on the power of Beethoven and his legacy performing works by Brahms, and the final of our cucle of Beethoven’s complete string quartets in this summer’s festival. Program includes: BEETHOVEN – Finale: Allegro from String Quartet in B-flat Major, op. 130 BRAHMS – String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor,… More

Start: July 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 29, 2016

Britt Crater Lake Project, July 29 & 30

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Members of the Britt Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams celebrate the unique majesty of Crater Lake The performances include approximately 40 members of the Britt Orchestra; 15 members of Steiger Butte Drum, composed of members of the Klamath Tribes; 30 brass and percussion students from Southern Oregon University; and a 70-voice regional choir. The… More

Start: July 29, 2016
Venue: Crater Lake National Park
Address:
Crater Lake, OR, 97604, United States

CMNW Summer Festival: New@Noon – World Premieres by Johanson & Hsu

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Join us for two world premieres – one by Protégé Project composer Andrew Hsu performed by Sasha Cooke and the Miró Quartet, and one by Portland composer Bryan Johanson featuring the Oregon Guitar Quartet and David Shifrin. Program includes: BRYAN JOHANSON – New work for Clarinet and Guitar Quartet (WORLD PREMIERE) NATHAN SHIELDS – Variations for… More

Start: July 29, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75, on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland

Abbey Bach Festival: Cavatina Duo

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Flutist Eugenia Moliner and guitarist Denis Azabagic perform Bach’s Sonata in E minor BWV 1034 and Sonata in E Major BWV 1035, as well as the composer’s Prelude, Fugue and Allegro BWV 998. The program also includes works by Sor, Assad and Thomas. Church performers are St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Octet, directed by Paul Klemme, who perform sacred… More

Start: July 29, 2016 5:20 pm
End: July 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Mount Angel Abbey
Address:
1 Abbey Drive, St. Benedict, OR, 97373, United States
Cost: $55/pp includes church concert, picnic supper and featured performance; $125 includes church concert, picnic supper and reserved seating at the featured performance

Ping & Woof Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro, July 29 & 31

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The company presents Mozart’s opera in a semi-staged concert version, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Darian Hutchinson is featured as Figaro, with Jocelyn Clair Thomas as Susanna, Zachary Lenox and Kari Burgess as Count and Countess Almaviva, Rebeccas Sacks as Cherubo, and Jeff Weener as Basilio. David Kelly conducts, with Evan C. Paul at… More

Start: July 29, 2016 7:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Address:
6300 Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Admission by donation

CMNW Summer Festival: An Unlikely Muse – Brahms and Mühlfeld, July 29 & 31

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Join Andre Watts, David Shifrin and award winning stage and TV actor Jack Gilpin us for this world premiere theatrical experience chronicling the last years of Brahms’s life and clarinetist Richard Muhlfeld, the unlikely source of his musical inspiration! AN UNLIKELY MUSE: Brahms and Mühlfeld – a new play by award winning playwright Harry Clark starring… More

Start: July 29, 2016 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland

July 30, 2016

8th Annual NW Book Festival

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From anthologies to young adult, visitors are bound to find something new and interesting to add to their bookshelf.    

Start: July 30, 2016 10:00 am
End: July 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Pioneer Courthouse Square
Address:
701 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

CMNW Summer Festival: Miró Quartet & Friends

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The dynamic Miró Quartet is joined by David Shifrin, André Watts, and Grammy Award winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke in the final concert performance of the 2016 Summer Festival. Program includes: MOZART – Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 SCHUBERT – Selected Songs (Arr. John Largess for Mezzo Soprano and String Quartet) DVORÁK – Piano Quintet No…. More

Start: July 30, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

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