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July 21, 2017

Posted on July 5, 2017

All Classical Portland is thrilled to announce that this year’s annual holiday concert, An Appalachian Christmas featuring Mark O’Connor & the O’Connor Band, will take place at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Friday evening, December 22nd.

Fresh off their Grammy Award win for Best Bluegrass Album of 2017, the O’Connor Band will be back in full force, infusing some of the world’s most virtuosic violin playing with true Americana style! Fresh takes on classic holiday tunes and ample opportunity for improvised solos make for exciting and unique listening each year. So give your loved ones a live music experience they will savor and treasure!

Early bird ticket pricing starts NOW, with 25% off all tickets purchased in July!  

Tickets are available through the Portland’5 website.
Use code XMASINJULY for 25% off, through July 31.

Don’t wait – this is the biggest discount offered all year!

New this year, master trumpeter Allen Vizzutti will delight audiences with his gorgeous sound and impressive technique in a brief opening set, and Nancy Ives, principal cellist with the Oregon Symphony, will make a very special guest appearance performing parts originally crafted by Yo-Yo Ma on three selections alongside Mark and the Band.

Hailed by critics from the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times as a top 10 album of the holiday season, An Appalachian Christmas has become an enduring American classic.

Let All Classical Portland whisk you away from the holiday hype and take you on an enchanting journey to the heart of Appalachia, where simplicity and beauty rule this special season.

“With all the hustle and bustle associated with this time of year, it’s a real joy to find something so simple and pure as this holiday offering from Mark O’Connor.”  – The Daily Local News, PA