December 18, 2017

Trinity Cathedral: Christmas Concert

Trinity Cathedral features Ottorino Respighi’s Laud to the Nativity, performed by musicians of the Oregon Symphony / Choir of Girls, Boys, and Adults. The concert will be Friday December 15 at 7pm at the Trinity Cathedral, 147 NW 19th Ave., Portland. For details and tickets, visit the Trinity Cathedral website.

Sing-Along Messiah!

Once again, Twietmeyer Properties sponsors the Sing-Along Messiah, now in its 23rd year. Everyone who attends is welcome to participate in song! Join the chorus on Friday, December 15. Doors open at 5:30pm. Limited scores are available on a first come, first served basis. The singing will begin at 7 pm, and all takes place at the Central… More

BodyVox: Lexicon

BodyVox leaps into its 20th Anniversary with a world premiere, Lexicon: a new language is born. BodyVox fuses dance and technology in an exploration of space, sound, light, and motion, exemplifying BodyVox’s legacy of pushing the bounds of our senses and perceptions. Lexicon re-examines and expands the idea of live performance as dancers interact with… More

ART: The Humans

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Stephen Karam’s The Humans, directed by Dámaso Rodríguez. It’s the small dinner party that made big waves on Broadway about a fractured family at its not-so-finest. A bold, bruised, and billowing drama, The Humans layers the fabric of a family’s past as they gather at the youngest daughter and her boyfriend’s New York Chinatown apartment for… More

Cappella Romana: Byzantine Christmas

Cappella Romana’s Associate Music Director John Michael Boyer directs exhilarating Byzantine chants for Christmastide in Greek, Arabic, and English. Featuring Lebanon-born guest soloist, Reverand Deacon John (Rassem) El Massih. The release of a new CD of the program will be available. Concerts in Portland Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17. For details on time… More

PCS: Big Horn Brass

The Portland Columbia Symphony presents Big Horn Brass performing The Night Before Christmas. It simply wouldn’t be Christmas without the Northwest’s premier brass ensemble. This snappy and sassy holiday show has been entertaining Vancouver and Portland audiences for decades. The concert features thirteen shining pieces of brass and percussion playing holiday favorites plus few crowd-pleasing surprises that… More

Bach Cantata Choir: Baroque Holiday Concert

Celebrate the season with beautiful Baroque music sung by the Bach Cantata Choir. Ralph Nelson conducts parts 1-3 of J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. Asst. conductor Emma Riggle conducts In Dulci Jubilo by Dietrich Buxtehude, as well as Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s beautiful In Nativitatem Domini Canticum. The concert is Friday, December 22 at 7:30pm at the Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 NE… More

Portland Christmas Revels: Nordic Lights

For 2017, Portland Revels presents Nordic Lights, A Celebration of the Winter Solstice. The performance is a mythic journey into the music, dance, and traditions of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. Based on an Icelandic myth, the production intertwines one of the most famous villains of Iceland, the ogress Gryla, with a Finnish story of a magical… More

OBT: Nutcracker

Sometimes the best journeys are the ones we take to familiar places – filled with warmth, tradition, and new memories waiting to be made. Oregon Ballet Theatre’s annual performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ® has brought joy to the holidays for 14 years. Join Marie and her charming Prince as they are swept away by dancing snowflakes… More

PYP: Concert at Christmas

Unwind after the holidays with Portland Youth Philharmonic’s joyous annual family reunion! A Portland tradition since 1961, PYP’s long-held Christmas tradition features performances by the Philharmonic Orchestra, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Portland Youth Conservatory Orchestra, Young String Ensemble, and an Alumni Orchestra. The popular event showcases PYP’s entire roster of 300 musicians, as well as… More