Portland Youth Philharmonic continues the celebration of its 90th year with a concert featuring PYP Concerto Competition winner Samuel Zacharia as soloist in the Bartók Viola Concerto, plus the Celebration Fanfare by Walczyk and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 4, which is the first Oregon performance of that work in 29 years. March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in […]
On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone samples music from movies that took the film world by surprise. From Little Miss Sunshine to My Big Fat Greek Wedding, we’ll hear themes from a variety of unexpected cinematic hits. Don’t be caught off guard when the program airs at 2 p.m. on March […]
Kristina, an 18-year-old violinist and Lewis & Clark College students, has aspirations toward both chemistry and music. She is also another of this year’s MetroArts Young Artist winners. On April 1, she’ll perform Ravel’s Tzigane at the Newmark Theater. Learn more about her at 5 p.m. on March 1.
Oregon Ballet Theater showcases the world premiere of Christopher Stowell’s work based on the music of Dmitri Shostakovich. Also featured are James Kudelka’s Almost Mozart, Liturgy by Christopher Wheeldon, and Nicolo Fonte’s Bolero, with guest artist Artur Sultanov. Performances Feb. 22 through March 1 at OBT.
Artists Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Amy Freed’s new comedy. A maniacal scheme of fantastical proportions lurks deep inside world-renowned mega-architect Gregor Zubrowski’s post-modern steel and glass structures. His commanding presence and curious creative processes both titillate and manipulate design professionals and patrons alike. After he steals a career-making project, however, two fledgling architects […]
This Saturday’s broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera is a performance of Borodin’s defining Russian epic, famous for its Polovtsian Dances. Staged at the Met for the first time in nearly a century, this new production features star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov in the title role, with Gianandrea Noseda conducting. The curtain rises early, at 9 a.m., […]
We’ll preview this year’s citywide concert series known as Music March Moderne, along with details of the next 45th Parallel chamber concert. Plus: amplified, detuned and prepared, alternative ways of playing the piano. The program airs at 6:02 p.m. on Feb. 27.
The Portland International Film Festival takes center stage through most of February at the Art Museum. The largest film event in Oregon, the festival screens over 140 short and feature films to a total audience in excess of 38,000. View the festival schedule and reserve tickets. February 6 through 26.
On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays excerpts from this year’s Oscar-nominated film scores: The Book Thief, Gravity, Saving Mr. Banks, Her and Philomena. He’ll also talk to some of the nominated composers, including Alexandre Desplat and Thomas Newman. The program airs at 2 p.m on Feb. 22.
Trevor is an 17-year-old football player who has his eye on music school. He’s also a tenor who loves opera and feels driven to sing. Trevor is another MetroArts Young Artist winner who performs a duet with Becky Yakos on April 1. We’ll broadcast both their stories in two back-to-back episodes starting at 5 p.m. […]