Friday, October 30, 2009

Upcoming concerts

Cascadia Composers - New works by regional composers

The new group of regional composers who want to promote new music. This concert will feature works by some of its members. For a preview of the concerts, please read my article in Oregon Music News.

Friday, October 30 at 8 pm
Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church (2828 SE Stephens St. in Portland)

Oregon Symphony - Beethoven's 5th, Mozart, and Ravel

Guest conductor Claus Peter Flor leads the Oregon Symphony in a two concert series. The young virtuoso Stefan Jackiw is the featured soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4. Also on tap are Beethoven's 5th Symphony and Ravel's “Le Tombeau de Couperin.”

Saturday, October 31 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 1 at 2 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (1037 SW Broadway in Portland)

Bach Cantata Choir - Bach and Handel cantatas

Ralph Nelson conducts the choir and orchestra in a program that features Bach's Cantata #147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" and Handel's Chandos Anthem #9 "O Praise the Lord with one Consent."

Sunday, November 1 at 2 pm
Rose City Park Presbyterian Church (NE 44th and Sandy)

Portland Piano International - Jonathan Biss in recital

Portland Piano International presents Jonathan Biss, who will play works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert, and Kurtág.

Sunday, November 1 at 4 pm
Newmark Theatre (1111 SW Broadway in Portland)

Portland Opera and Portland Art Museum - Philip Glass on film

The Opera and PAM are presenting "Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts," to help whet your appetite for the upcoming Portland Opera production of Glass's "Orphée."

Sunday, November 1 at 7 pm
Whitsell Auditorium (1219 SW Park Ave. in downtown Portland)

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