2016-17 Season

The spectacular 2016-17 season includes some of our favorite ensembles as well as some ensembles new to Portland.
Link to 2016-17 season ticket order form.

View PDF of 2016-17 season brochure

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet

Monday & Tuesday
October 17 & 18, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Classic Series

The high technical and musical quality, the joy of playing, the powerful stage presence, the fresh approach to familiar repertoire, and the “rampaging energy” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker) have become… Learn More »

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collectif9

collectif9

Thursday
November 10, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Alberta Rose Theatre
Not So Classic Series

This nine-piece ensemble presents classical music with rock-style charisma, combining boldness and the highest of musical standards with amplification and lighting. “This, ladies and gentlemen, is where… Learn More »

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Takács Quartet with guest violist Erika Eckert

Takács Quartet with guest violist Erika Eckert

Monday & Tuesday
December 5 & 6, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Classic Series

The only string quartet to be inducted into Gramophone’s Hall of Fame, and the first-ever string quartet to win the Wigmore Hall Medal, the Takács Quartet is widely recognized as one of the world’s great… Learn More »

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Christian Gerhaher, baritone

Christian Gerhaher, baritone

Sunday
December 11, 2016 • 3:00 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Vocal Arts Series

Join us for a free, pre-concert talk by Theresa Koon at 2 pm in Lincoln Hall, Room 225

German baritone Christian Gerhaher is a highly sought-after performer, particularly celebrated as a Lied singer. The… Learn More »

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Pacifica Quartet

Pacifica Quartet

Monday & Tuesday
January 9 & 10, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Classic Series

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest chamber ensembles… Learn More »

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Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Thursday
February 2, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Not So Classic Series

Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. With… Learn More »

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Trio con Brio Copenhagen

Trio con Brio Copenhagen

Monday & Tuesday
March 13 & 14, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Classic Series

Trio con Brio Copenhagen explores the piano trio repertoire with freshness and curiosity as well as with respect and reflection. Since its inception the trio has won most of the international competitions for… Learn More »

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Quartet San Francisco

Quartet San Francisco

Sunday
March 26, 2017 • 7:30 pm
The Old Church
Not So Classic Series

International Tango competition grand prize winner and three-time Grammy nominee Quartet San Francisco has gained international acclaim as a group with no boundaries as it delves into tango, world music of all… Learn More »

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Chanticleer

Chanticleer

Wednesday
March 29, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Kaul Auditorium
Vocal Arts Series

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, Chanticleer, celebrates its 39th season in 2016-17, performing in the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, the… Learn More »

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Pavel Haas Quartet

Pavel Haas Quartet

Monday & Tuesday
April 3 & 4, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Classic Series

Since winning the Premio Paolo Borciani competition in Italy in 2005, the Pavel Haas Quartet has established itself as one of the great chamber ensembles of today, performing at the world’s most prestigious… Learn More »

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Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Sunday
April 9, 2017 • 3:00 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall
Vocal Arts Series

Susan Graham - dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone - rose to the highest echelon of international artists within just a few years of her professional debut, mastering an astonishing range of… Learn More »

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Calmus

Calmus

Sunday
April 30, 2017 • 3:00 pm
St. Philip Neri
Vocal Arts Series

Calmus captivates both audiences and critics with its charming stage presence, flawless technique, and entertaining presentation. A perfect blend of sound, precision, lightness, and wit. These are the… Learn More »

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