Carlos Kalmar, conductor • Storm Large, sopranoPrangcharoen: Phenomenon • Weill: Seven Deadly Sins Schoenberg: Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene Schubert: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” Ravel: La valseThe Oregon Symphony returns to Carnegie Hall – but not before we share our program with you! Carlos has put together another eclectic program to take New York by storm – literally, this time. Storm Large joins the “virtuoso Oregonians” in a spell-binding work from the classical repertoire.The…See More
A Portland-based band, Blind Pilot released their second album We Are The Tide in September, 2011. NPR called the songs "remarkably sturdy, gorgeous." The band, which tours internationally, has appeared at many major festivals and performed on the Late Show with David Letterman. Now they join with the Oregon Symphony for their first orchestral collaboration.See More
Carlos Kalmar, conductor • James Ehnes, violinAntheil: Jazz Symphony • Bernstein: Serenade (After Plato’s Symposium) Copland: Symphony No. 3 (incorporating Fanfare for the Common Man)If you like Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, you’ll love his quintessentially American Symphony No. 3, which incorporates the original brass and percussion Fanfare and develops it symphonically. Antheil’s Symphony is a very early example of including jazz elements in a full orchestral setting, and Bernstein’s…See More
Stravinsky: Circus Polka; Composed for a Young Elephant Stravinsky: Petroushka • Rodrigo: Andalusian Concerto Piston: The Incredible Flutist SuiteA carnival of color, ranging from Stravinsky’s Polka “Composed for a Young Elephant” to his masterful ballet score Petroushka, set at a fair – as is Piston’s Incredible Flutist. Rodrigo’s Andalusian Concerto introduces a unique color to the orchestra – the sound of four guitarists in the role of “soloist.”See More
Olari Elts, conductor • Stephen Hough, pianoWeber: Overture to Oberon Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 • Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von WeberPortland favorite Stephen Hough performs Liszt’s second piano concerto, a thematically-unified single movement similar to his symphonic poems. The evening’s finale is Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, a 20th-Century orchestral showpiece.See More
Created by four-time “Dancing with the Stars” pro Louis van Amstel, this one’ll have you dancin’ in the aisles as a bevy of talented dancers show us what Ballroom’s all about. And the twist? We’re gonna keep that a surprise!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKeAtbjhrjMSee More
Jeff Tyzik, conductor Ellis Hall, vocalsIt could easily be Ray Charles up there on stage! Blind – and incredibly talented – like his mentor Ray Charles, Ellis Hall literally channels the great man himself.Tickets start at $21See More
Hindemith’s virtuoso music for the full orchestra contrasts with Schumann’s first orchestral writing, the “Spring” Symphony. The evening concludes with the legendary André Watts performing the Emperor of piano concertos.Christoph König, conductor • André Watts, pianoHindemith: Concerto for Orchestra Schumann: Symphony No. 1, “Spring” • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”Tickets start at $21See More
Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati CanoNo one makes Christmas more magical than Nati Cano and his exceptional mariachi group Los Camperos. Much more than a holiday sing-a-long, Fiesta Navidad is a feast for the eyes and ears, featuring impeccable interpretations of traditional Mexican and American holiday songs and a lavish stage show with dancers in full regalia. Celebrate the season and the 50th anniversary tour of Nati’s acclaimed mariachi band on this very special evening with Los Camperos de…See More
American Eugene Tzigane, Principal Conductor of the Northwest German Philharmonic, collaborates with Russian Mikhail Simonyan on the Violin Concerto No. 2 (1967), the last concerto written by Shostakovich. The program concludes with César Franck’s most famous work for orchestra.Eugene Tzigane, conductor• Mikhail Simonyan, violinBerlioz: Overture to Beatrice and Benedict• Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2Franck: Symphony in D minorSee More
Governor Brown is running for her first election as governor after assuming the governorship in February 2015 following the resignation of Governor John Kitzhaber. As governor she prioritizes making the government more accountable, improving public education, building strong and safe communities, fostering a climate for business growth and innovation, and standing up for working families. Come hear her lay out what she has accomplished since she became governor and what her vision is for the…See More
Sophisticated Beads will be hosting a jewelry show Saturday, November 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas, Oregon. The hotel, 12566 SE 93rd Ave, is located off I-205 and Sunnyside Road, near Clackamas Town Center. Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location! Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design…See More
I'm a self-employed artist, and will be moving to Portland in the Fall. I'd like to live in a neighborhood where there are other creative folks, doing their thing. Other factors that are important to me in a neighborhood are a sense of community, proximity to parks and bike paths, and easy access to public transportation; someplace that has plenty of social gathering spots, such as cafes, pubs, little restaurants, etc. and activities available like yoga, dance, open-mike and music jams. Any…See More
Artistic Portland will be hosting a First Thursday September 1st event from 4pm to 6 pm with a Back-To-School theme featuring fashions in jewelry, scarves and other fiber arts. The 50-member artists’ co-operative will be hosting Bull Run Distilling Company - crafting their spirits from the local Bull Run watershed. The public is invited for tastings. Many of the Co-op’s artists will attend to answer questions about their art and share some of their creative processes.In addition to finished…See More
"Hi Faliscia, I too will be moving to Portland this year, but not until the Fall. Since you're a bit ahead of me, I'm wondering if you might have any advice? Did you find what you were looking for? And, if so, what resources did you…"
"John, I see that you posted this back in 2014, but, like Michael McD and Katie McM, I'd be very interested to know if (and how ) you found the answers to your questions. I'll be moving to Portland in the Fall, but I will be renting for the…"