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April 26, 2017

FOCM: Susan Graham

Friends of Chamber Music presenst Susan Graham – dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone. Graham rose to the highest echelon of international artists within just a few years of her professional debut, mastering an astonishing range of repertoire and genres along the way. “Once Graham opens her mouth, a listener can only submit to a lustrous… More

Music in the Woods: Songs of Spring

The concert features Amelia Lukas, Flute; Arwen Myers, Soprano; Nancy Ives, Cello; and Susan DeWitt Smith, piano. Amelia Lukas, known for her fine flute playing and directorial prowess, has crafted a beautifully balanced and innovative program for flute, soprano, cello and piano entitled “Songs of Spring.” Languid, lush and lovely music from celebrated American, French,… More

OSO: Mozart Requiem

The Oregon Symphony Orchestra presents Katie Van Kooten, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Jack Swanson, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone; and Members of the Portland Symphonic Choir in a performance to ponder the meaning of life. The immortal music Mozart wrote on his own deathbed and left unfinished makes a fitting companion piece for Igor Stravinsky’s powerful Symphony in Three Movements, written… More

OSO Broadcast – PREMIERE!

Join host Brandi Parisi for our FINAL Oregon Symphony Orchestra broadcast of the season! This concert features Antonín Dvořák’s lush Cello Concerto in B minor with the enigmatic Dutch soloist Harriet Krijgh, Barber’s beloved Souvenirs, and most exciting of all, the WORLD PREMIERE of Portland native composer/performer Kenji Bunch’s Aspects of an Elephant.  Bunch’s music, which combines vernacular… More

Thursdays @ Three

Join flutist Amelia Lukas and pianist Susan DeWitt Smith for a preview of their upcoming performance, “Songs of Spring” taking place at Music in the Woods this Saturday afternoon. For this iteration, they will perform lush and lovely offerings by French composers Faure, Satie and Pessard, and the heavily French influenced master of the piano,… More

Northwest Previews

Host Andrea Murray presents a special project called “Saving His Music.” Organized by Melissa Goodwin and Kristen Goodwin Policy, the initiative is meant to preserve the compositions of their father Steve Goodwin who has performed his own music by memory for years, but has now developed Alzheimer’s. Local pianist Naomi LaViolette, a personal friend and… More

FOCM: Pavel Haas Quartet

Friends of Chamber Music present the Pavel Hass Quartet. Since winning the Premio Paolo Borciani competition in Italy in 2005, the Quartet has established itself as one of the great chamber ensembles of today, performing at the world’s most prestigious concert halls and recording five award-winning CDs. Gramophone says: “They represent the best of the Czech… More

Cappella Romana: The Tallis Scholars

Peter Phillips brings his Grammy-award winning Tallis Scholars to Portland and Seattle with the program METAMORPHOSIS, including music by Renaissance masters as well as by modern composers John Tavener, Arvo Pärt, Igor Stravinsky, and Gustav Holst. Concerts are April 4 at 8:00 pm and April 5 at 7:30 pm, both at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1716 NW… More

Club Mod: Let Me Tell You

Host Robert McBride presents Hans Abrahamsen and Paul Griffiths’s let me tell you, winner of both a Grawemeyer and a Royal Philharmonic Society award. The song collection is inspired by Hamlet’s Ophelia and it is a richly theatrical journey. Yet, that is not because it attempts to depict Shakespeare’s heroine as she is traditionally understood…. More

Played in Oregon

Host Brandi Parisi presents the Portland Chamber Orchestra joined by violinist Tim Fain and the Anderson & Roe piano duo. Tim Fain joins the PCO to play Mendelssohn’s concerto. The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo play Rachmaninoff. Program airs Sunday April 2 at 1 pm.