Classical Up Close 2023
Classical Up Close is celebrating their 10th Anniversary with an astounding festival of concerts designed by musicians of the Oregon Symphony. Casual, intimate, and fun — every concert is full of unexpected surprises — and best of all, they’re FREE!
The 2023 Classical Up Close chamber music festival kicks off on April 19, 2023, at 5:00 PM at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Southwest Portland. Read on for the full schedule or visit classicalupclose.org for more details.
All Classical Portland is proud to be the Official Media Sponsor of Classical Up Close.
Highlights for 2023 include special guests: Oregon Symphony’s Music Director, David Danzmayr performing Mozart’s Piano Quartet and Dvořák’s Piano Quintet (April 28); Soprano and All Classical Portland’s President and CEO Suzanne Nance performing a selection of songs with members of the Oregon Symphony (May 10); and All Classical Portland’s Artist In Residence María García performs a piano trio by Joaquin Turina (May 3).
All Classical Portland’s on-air host Christa Wessel will emcee all of the concerts.
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 7:00 PM
First Immanuel Lutheran Church
1816 NW Irving St, Portland, OR 97209
Friday, April 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Rise Church (Calvin Presbyterian Church)
10445 SW Canterbury Ln, Tigard, OR 97224
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Hillsdale Community Church, United Church of Christ
6948 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Vine & Sparrow Wedding and Event Venue
22418 SW Pine St, Sherwood, OR 97140
Monday, May 8, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
1535 NE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Moreland Presbyterian Church
1814 SE Bybee Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 5:00 PM
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219
James Shields, clarinet; Emily Cole, violin; Maia Hoffman, viola; Pansy Chang, cello
Friday, April 21, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Beaverton City Library
12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton, OR 97005
Rose City Brass Quintet
Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 1:00 PM
Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte, violins
Monday, May 1, 2023 | 10:00 AM
22461 SW Pine St, Sherwood, OR 97140
Peter Frajola and Erin Furbee, violins
Friday, May 5, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Costello’s Travel Café
2222 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232
Nancy Ives, cello and Braizahn Jones, double bass
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Westmoreland’s Union Manor
6404 SE 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97202
The Classical Up Close audience experience is intimate and relaxed, and allows for interactions with the musicians in a way no other concert series in Portland offers. Bring your family and friends, and expect the unexpected, as you enjoy world-class classical concerts — up close!
All Classical Portland is proud to be the Official Media Sponsor of Classical Up Close. Learn more at classicalupclose.org.