march, 2021

23mar7:00 pmPortland Symphonic ChoirVirtual Masterworks Series


Event Details

Sing great choral masterworks led by distinguished guest conductors.

Monday, March 23rd, 7:00 p.m.
Fauré’s Requiem, Elena Sharkova, Artistic Director, Cantabile Youth Singers

Russian-American conductor Elena Sharkova has been the Artistic Director of Cantabile since 2004 and assumed the role of Managing Director in 2018. Under her leadership, the organization has grown from 80 to over 250 singers, has toured Denmark, Sweden, Spain, England, Ireland, France, Russia, Estonia, Finland and Italy, performed at the American Choral Directors National (2019), Western Division (2016) and State (2018) Conferences, made two solo appearances on stage of Carnegie Hall, won gold medals at the 5th European Choir Games and the 2016 Golden State International Choral Trophy Competition, and released its first studio CD, Music Down in My Soul.

Upcoming events:
Tuesday, April 27th, 7:00 p.m.
Duruflé’s Requiem, Eugene Rogers, Artistic Director, Washington Chorus

A two-time Michigan Emmy Award winner, a 2017 Sphinx Medal of Excellence recipient, and a 2015 GRAMMY® Award nominee, Eugene Rogers is recognized as a leading conductor and pedagogue throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to being the founding director of EXIGENCE, Dr. Rogers is the director of choirs and an associate professor of conducting at the University of Michigan. Recently, he was named as the fifth Artistic Director of the two-time GRAMMY® Award-Winning Ensemble, The Washington Chorus (Washington, D.C.).


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm