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April 30, 2017

CMNW: Emerson Quartet

Chamber Music Northwest’s current Artists-in-Residence, the GRAMMY Award-winning Emerson String Quartet, return to perform a concert of 20th-century masterpieces on April 19 and a benefit all Mozart concert on April 20. The April 19 program includes: Bartók String Quartet No. 3 Barber Adagio from String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11 Berg String Quartet, Op. 3… More

Oregon Symphony in Salem

Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosakawa and Mendelssohn. Renowned violinist Simone Lamsma returns to perform Britten’s Spanish Civil War-inspired Violin Concerto. Friday, April 21 at 8pm, at Smith Auditorium in Salem. Tickets and more information at the Oregon Symphony in Salem website.

ORS: Love and Fire

In the final concert of its 43rd season the Oregon Repertory Singers will perform some of the greatest choral music from American and Spanish composers. Love and Fire will feature works from the Renaissance to the present day, previewing the program ORS takes on tour to Barcelona this July. Highlights from the program include American… More

Camerata PYP

Camerata PYP welcomes special guests Hossein and Bobak Salehi, Nat Hulskamp, and Matt Hannafin of ArtMax Academy for an intimate performance of contemporary chamber music featuring Czech composers and traditional Persian instruments. Camerata PYP will also perform Josef Suk’s Meditation on an Old Czech Chorale and Six Variations for Violin and String Orchestra by Portland’s beloved… More

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Young Artist Winners

The Vancouver Symphony continues its 38th season with a concert that features the talents of the three gold medalists of the 23rd Annual Young Artists Competition. The concerts begin with the charming Lyric Suite by Edvard Grieg and will also feature Ottorino Respighi’s monumental Pines of Rome. Maestro Salvador Brotons conducts. These masterworks by Grieg… More

Call to Action!

With a bit of creativity and just a little extra effort, you can make a BIG difference. Already giving or considering how to help for the very first time, then, here is a useful list of 10 easy action items to help spread the word – and strengthen this valuable service. Check one off the… More

Turn a Beetle into Beethoven!

Did you know that you can turn your old Beetle into Beethoven? All Classical Portland partners with the Center for CAR Donations of Bend to accept donations of cars, boats, RVs, and more as part of its vehicle donation program! Turn the worries of costly repairs or selling into a tax deduction that produces major benefit for your… More

Rent All Classical Portland!

Did you know that All Classical Portland’s beautiful and spacious studios are available to rent, in part or in full? Consider adding style and convenience to your next event – whether it’s a board meeting, rehearsal, or surprise party (!) – by hosting it in our convenient location on the banks of the Willamette River. Danish minimalist design… More

John Pitman Recommends…

The Canadian pianist, Jan Lisiecki first garnered the attention of critics in 2010 (the bicentenary of Chopin’s birth) with a recording of the Polish composer’s piano concertos. The recording caught Deutsche Grammophon’s attention, and they signed the teen pianist right away. Mozart and Schumann works soon followed. Now Lisiecki (whose parents are Polish) returns to… More

Met Opera: Aida

Aida tells the story of star-crossed love set amid the clash of ancient empires. Soprano Krassimira Stoyanova appears in the title role, the slave girl Aida, who is secretly a princess. Violeta Urmana is the formidable Amneris, daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh, and Marco Berti is the hero Radamès, caught between them. Marco Armiliato and… More