September 01, 2014


Open House!

Come check out the new digs at our summer open house on Friday, September 5th. Our doors will be open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. Stop by to take in the views, meet your favorite hosts and learn more about your classical music service. All ages are welcome. Call (503) 943-5828 […]

Played in Oregon

Two Amazing Soloists

On the next Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises performances by a pair of fine artists: Oregon Symphony concertmaster Sarah Kwak plays the Second Violin Concerto of Wieniawski with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony, and pianist Arnaldo Cohen performs the Handel Variations of Brahms. The program airs at 1 p.m. on August 31.

Art in the Pearl

Art in the Pearl

Occuring Labor Day weekend, the 18th edition of this annual festival runs in the North Park Blocks on August 30 and 31, plus September 1. A celebration of art, theater, music and crafts, with hands-on activities for people of all ages, it is free. Get more information.

Opera on Screen

Opera on Screen

Portland Opera and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry present a series of high-definition film screenings of recent productions from the San Francisco Opera on selected Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons through October 19. The series opens on September 5 with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and includes Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Puccini’s La Rondine, and Samson and Delilah […]

Toledo Art Walk

Toledo Art Walk

Art Walk celebrates twenty-one years with 19 artists in ten locations in this city on the Yaquina River. Open to the public and free to all. Artists showing work include Michael Gibbons, Ivan Kelly, Becky Miller, Caroll Loomis, Bill Shumway, Heather Fortner, Karen Fitzgibbon, Alice Haga, Janet Runger and Rodney Lehrbass. Also featured are the Founders Library Show […]


Thursdays @ Three

September 4th on Thursdays @ Three, the Thunder Egg Consort performs piano quartets by Mozart and Dvorak, a Passacaglia by Handel arranged for violin and viola, and arrangements by Portland favorite Kenji Bunch, including “Holler and Stomp.” Next week’s studio audience is completely booked – be a part of the live broadcast for future shows by making your […]

Profile Theatre

Festival of One Acts

Profile Theatre features six directors tackling nine of Sam Shepard’s short plays and memoirs, with live music by a different band each night. The works are grouped into two series presented on separate days, with a marathon weekend in which all are performed on Saturday, then again on Sunday. Check with Profile Theatre for details and […]

Black Madonna

Canticle of the Black Madonna

The world premiere of this original opera by librettist Tiziana DellaRovere and composer Ethan Gans-Morse has two performances, September 5 and 6, both at 7:30 p.m. Set in Louisiana in 2010, the story chronicles the journey of an American soldier returning from Afghanistan with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Through a combination of modern and ancient music, […]

Symphony Hall

Bruckner’s Fourth

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, Riccardo Chailly leads the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 in E Flat, Romantic. Catch it and much more the night of September 3.


New Director, New Season

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra has announced the appointment of Steven Byess as its new Music Director and Conductor as it prepares for its coming season, which includes performances of Brahms’ Double Concerto, the Enigma Variations of Elgar and Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major with Anna Polonsky as soloist. Learn more and reserve tickets from […]