October 21, 2017

PSU presents Tomás Cotik

PSU Violin Professor, Dr. Tomás Cotik, presents a solo violin recital with works by Bach and Piazzolla and introduces his brand new Naxos recording, ‘Legacy,’ with music from Astor Piazzolla. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas are an essential part of the violin repertoire. These works firmly established the technical capability of the violin as a solo… More

VSO Chamber Music: Piano Extravaganza

The Vancouver Symphony Chamber Music Series returns with the first concert of the season, a Piano Extravaganza on Sunday, October 22 at 3pm at Vancouver’s historic Kiggins Theatre. The Extravaganza welcomes the return of the rich sounds of grand pianos courtesy of Northwest favorites Cinda Redman, Elena Vozheiko-Wheaton, Kathy Edsill-Charles, Kathryn Hobbie, and Dr. Michael… More

Exhibition of Contemporary Cremonese Violin Making

David Kerr Violin Shop is excited to announce an exhibition of contemporary Cremonese instruments. This 3 week event will celebrate the evolution of  the art of violin making from a part of the world that has so much influential history. You are welcome to visit the shop to try out the 60+ instruments being featured, both… More

André Rieu: King of Romance

André Rieu is a musical phenomenon like no other, a true King of Romance, having sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs and notched 30 Nr. 1 chart positions worldwide. Along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra (the largest private orchestra in the world), André has created a global revival in waltz music, staging… More

OSO: Mozart’s Jupiter

Mozart’s momentous final symphony, nicknamed Jupiter for a grandeur and exuberance unlike any symphony previously written, is paired with Barber’s stunning piano concerto performed by the incomparable Garrick Ohlsson. A World premiere from British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage rounds out the program. Performances Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 pm, Sunday, October 29 at 2 pm, and Monday,… More

Fear No Music: The Music of Resistance

100 Years of Music Advocating Political and Social Change! The concert music world has a long history of composers using their art as advocacy and protest, with varying degrees of subtlety. We look at some examples from the past (Ravel, Shostakovich, Rebecca Clarke) as well as more current entries in this hour-long testament to music’s enduring… More

PYP: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland’s locally-grown orchestra since 1924, opens its 94th Season with Beethoven’s Symphony No 5. Under the direction of David Hattner, the concert will also feature PYP pianist Natalie Tan, winner of PYP’s 2016-17 Piano Concerto Competition performing Frederic Chopin’s delightful Concerto No. 2, written when he was barely 20 years old, and a perennial favorite by Antonín… More

Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, a nationally recognized, award- winning printmaking studio located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton, Oregon. The exhibition features 74 prints drawn from the Crow’s Shadow… More

Lakewood Theatre Company: Cabaret

Take your seat at the “perfectly marvelous” Kit Kat Klub in Kander and Ebb’s Tony winning musical about cabaret performer Sally Bowles (Kayla Dixon), American writer Cliff Bradshaw (Jon Gennari), and the decadence of 1930s Berlin. With mounting fear and uncertainty outside, your Emcee (Chuck Ketter) welcomes you into a world where your troubles are left… More

Oregon Historical Society: JFK

The Oregon Historical Society presents High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy, on exhibit now through November 12th. With over 150 rare artifacts and documents, the exhibition explores Kennedy’s early life, his road to the presidency and more. Details at the Oregon Historical Society website.