This week host Christa Wessel introduces Oregon Symphony’s Artist-in-Residence, Scottish percussionist Colin Currie. Hailed as “the world’s finest and most daring percussionist” (The Spectator, 2013), he is a solo and chamber artist at the peak of his powers. See Colin Currie on Thursday @ Three for his impressive background!
Great singers of bel canto opera this week: Cecilia Bartoli sings Rossini (from La Cenerentola) and Pavarotti performs arias by Meyerbeer and Donizetti. Also, the D’Oyly Carte Opera company has a suite of favorite songs from The Gondoliers and the Oregon Bach Festival Chamber Orchestra plays Bach. Guest host Warren Black sits in for Ed Goldberg
On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone presents music from films about wishes, and their less-noble equivalent … curses. The Ring, Maleficent, Beauty and the Beast, and more.
John Pitman presents Tigran Mansurian’s Violin Concerto “Four Serious Songs,” Nikita Koshkin’s Bergen Concerto for guitar, and Michael Torke’s Concerto for Orchestra.
Host Brandi Parisi presents the second of two night-themed programs. This week concludes with part two of the seventh Symphony by Mahler played by the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra. As well, Brandi plays excerpts from the Portland Symphonic Choir’s performance of Rachmaninoff’s All Night Vigil (Vespers)
The Oregon Symphony‘s Artist in Residence Colin Currie returns to Portland for a week full of exciting activities! In addition to Colin’s performances with the orchestra, October 22-24 and his appearance on Thursdays @ Three on October 20, check out these additional free events around town! Wednesday, October 19 7-8:30 pm | Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd.,… More
In this week’s program, Colin Currie returns to the Oregon Symphony for the West Coast premiere of a new American percussion concerto. And, as Halloween approaches, host Andrea Murray will tell us about the strange case of Rosemary Brown, a British composer who claimed to be channeling Beethoven and Chopin.
Lakewood Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical about the political maneuvering that led to the birth of a new nation. Darius Pierce, Adam Elliot Davis, Mark Pierce, Matthew Hayward and Heath Koerschgen lead the cast. Shows run September 9 through October 16 at the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego. Get details… More
Portland Baroque Orchestra’s concert line-up for 2016-17 is now available, with programs that include all four Bach Orchestral Suites, Vivaldi and his contemporaries, songs inspired by Shakespeare, and much more. For details and ticket reservations, go to PBO.
The Portland Baroque Orchestra opens their 2016-17 season with two sets of concerts this month. To mark the season opening, this week’s show with host Brandi Parisi will revisit a PBO performance of a couple of years ago with cellist Tanya Tomkins. The original performance was during the last big winter storm in Portland, and, though the… More