Thursday, October 15, 2009

Upcoming concerts

This weekend, you can take in a concert every night. Here are a few of the events:

Fear No Music - Homage

Music by George Crumb, Kaija Saariaho, Charles Ives, Elliott Carter, Stephen Hartke, and Michael Daugherty

Friday, October 16 at 8 pm
Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church (2828 SE Stephens St.,Portland)

Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Awesome Openings

Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with Barbara Roberts and Sibelius' Symphony No. 2

Friday, October 16 at 7:30
First United Methodist Church (1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland)
Sunday, October 18 at 3 pm
Mt. Hood Commmunity College Theater (26000 SE Stark St., Gresham)

Oregon Symphony - Bach, Beethoven and Bernstein

Kirill Gerstein performs Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, “The Age of Anxiety.” Also on the program are Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 4 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 18 at 7:30 pm
Monday, October 19 at 8 pm.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (1037 SW Broadway, Portland)

Oregon Chamber Players - Season Opener
Schubert's first extant surviving orchestral work (composed when he was 14), the Der Teufel Als Hydraulicus Overture, and Rameau's first ballet suite, Hippolyte et Aricie Ballet Suite No. 1.
Krommer's Octet-Partita, Op. 57 and a mystery piece

Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 pm
All Saints' Episcopal Church (4033 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland)

Oregon Repertory Singers - Modern Choral Masterpieces
Works by Samuel Barber, Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen, Joni Mitchell, Aaron Copeland, Leonard Bernstein, Franz Biebl, John Corigliano, and Vincent Persichetti.

Saturday, October 17 at 8 pm
Evans Auditorium on the campus of Lewis & Clark College, Portland
Sunday, October 18 at 3:30 pm
First United Methodist Church (1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland)

And Seattle Opera is presenting La Traviata this Saturday.

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