This is the Oregon Premiere of a spectacular Philip Glass sci-fi multi-media experience! Led by Conductor Keith Clark, the Festival Orchestra is joined by Sergey Antonov playing Tchaikovsky, as they premiere Philip Glass’ Icarus at the Edge of Time, and present Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. GLINKA – Ruslan & Lyudmila Overture TCHAIKOVSKY – Rococo Variations Sergey Antonov,… More
Make Music Day PDX is an event for people who love music and the joyous sense of community it fosters. It grew out of the Fête de la Musique, which originated in France in 1982 as a call to musicians in Paris to get out in the streets on June 21st and play music. A celebration… More
The Astoria Music Festival presents its Grand Finale of the season, Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia in a semi-staged concert. Sung in Italian with English supertext. Making his Astoria Music Festival debut, sensational Mexican baritone Luis Ledesma as Figaro heads a world-class cast in the funniest opera of them all! Filled with soaring Bel Canto melodies, goofy jokes, and… More
Mock’s Crest Productions at University of Portland presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, June 9th through the 25th. Mocks Crest is a semi professional company devoted to a yearly Summer production of comic light opera, primarily the operettas of Gilbert & Sullivan, that combines professional singers and musicians with the students, faculty and staff… More
Join Chamber Music Northwest for its spectacular Opening Night concert. Setting the stage for the focus on women composers, CMNW presents piano pieces by Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, and more performed by Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky. The concert is Monday June 26 at 7:30 pm at the Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland. For details… More
Join Oregon Ballet Theater for Choreography XX a celebration of dance created by women. Last season OBT launched a national women’s choreography competition. A jury of Portland dance arts professionals selected the winners: Gioconda Barbuto, Helen Simoneau, and Nicole Haskins, who will each create a new work for OBT. These three world premieres will be performed at Portland’s… More
Featuring classical, jazz, cabaret and musical theater, this year’s festival welcomes artists that include pianist Mei-Ting Sun, the Swing Shift Jazz orchestra, vocalist Clairdee, and more! In and around Lincoln City from Wednesday, June 21 through Tuesday, July 4. Find out more at the Siletz Bay Music Festival website.
Join us on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s month-long celebration of the Silk Road throughout June. Learn about nomadic life along the trade routes, watch a demonstration of silk painting and see a display of traditional silk textiles, and more! Discover the Silk Road in June at Lan Su with… More
The 46th Annual Abbey Bach Festival runs from Wednesday, July 26 to Friday, July 28 at the Mount Angel Abbey. Established in 1971, the Abbey Bach Festival invites national and international musicians for a three-day classical music celebration. Guests enjoy vespers with the monks, a picnic supper and featured performances. For details and tickets, visit the Mount… More
The Oregon Historical Society presents High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy, on exhibit now through November 12th. With over 150 rare artifacts and documents, the exhibition explores Kennedy’s early life, his road to the presidency and more. Details at the Oregon Historical Society website.