January 19, 2017

Thursdays @ Three

Thursdays @ Three returns to start 2017 with host Robert McBride featuring Pink Martini’s Pansy Chang and Nicholas Crosa. Cellist Pansy Chang is presently Associate Professor of Violoncello at Miami University of Ohio. She has performed in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and concerto appearances include performances with the National Symphony Orchestra… More

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Trinity Vespers: Ceremony of Carols

Celebrate the new year with a special liturgy built around Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols. The trebles, sopranos, and altos of the Cathedral Choir of Boys, Girls, and Adults present this sparkling cycle with harpist Kate Petak. The performance is January 1, 2017 at 5pm at the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Avenue, Portland.

Friends of Chamber Music: New Year

Ring in the New Year with FOCM! Join the incomparable Florestan Trio for a festive hour-long concert, with special guests baritone Kevin Walsh and pianist John Strege adding some vocal fun. Then move on to a grand dessert and champagne reception. Come with old friends or meet new ones at the intimate pre-concert supper at the… More

The Oregon Renaissance Band

The Oregon Renaissance Band performs “An Early Celtic New Year.” Led by Phil and Gayle Neuman, 13 of the Northwest’s finest musicians perform festive music on bagpipes, sackbutts, violin, recorders, lute, dulcians, racketts, krummhorns, bassanello, tartold, spinettino, viola da gamba, and voice. The Oregon Renaissance Band, formed in 1991, specializes in the performance of 16th… More

Oregon Symphony: New Year’s Celebration

What better way to start the New Year than this celebration of triumph and joy! Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and the full-throated glory of its soaring Ode to Joy will have you ready to pop the cork and welcome in an exhilarating New Year. Featuring Amber Wagner, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Dashon Burton,… More

The Score: New Beginnings for the New Year

For some the New Year suggests a fresh start and making changes. Some movies offer this, too.  This week on The Score host Edmund Stone celebrates New Beginnings with music from Bridget Jones’s Diary, Pretty Woman, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and more.  Saturday and again on Sunday at 2 pm.

Met Opera: L’Italiana in Algeri

James Levine conducts this comedy of a feisty Italian girl turning the tables on her bumbling captors via Rossini’s blend of madness and fun. Mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato makes her Met debut in the title role, opposite tenor René Barbera and baritone Nicola Alaimo. Bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov plays the pasha who is overcome by love and… More

Sultanov Russian Ballet Academy

Sultanov Russian Ballet Academy presents Winter Glow Showcase. The Showcase will include a mix of classical and contemporary dances to Holiday tunes and excerpts from Nutcracker. Performances on December 28 at 1:30 pm and 6 pm at Portland State University’s Lincoln Performance Hall. For tickets, call the PSU box office at 503.725.3307

Bachxing Day 2016

Classical Revolution PDX invites musicians to perform at its annual Bachxing Day concert on December 26th. This is a celebration of all things Bach. As in past years, there will be one large ensemble piece and you are invited to play in the group. As well, there will be a great program of smaller ensembles and soloists… More