Jordi Savall & Friends • May 8, 2018
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Co-presented with Portland Baroque Orchestra. One of the most versatile musical personalities of his generation, for more than 50 years Jordi Savall has rescued musical gems from the obscurity of neglect and oblivion and given them back for all to enjoy. Learn more!
Audacity & Architecture • May 7
The elegance of an award-winning Belluschi home in Northwest Portland is the setting for a cappella vocal group Splendid Audacity. Join friends for a truly splendid afternoon of architecture, appetizers, and song! Learn more!
Calmus • Apr 30
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 hallmarks of Calmus, now one of the most successful vocal groups in Germany. Learn more!
The Inner Life of Music • Apr 23
The Bodhi Piano Trio brings a meditation-enhanced approach to their dynamic performance of piano trio classics. Sweeping vistas and a gorgeous North Plains home form a serene setting that perfectly complements the music and the sumptuous catered buffet dinner to follow. Learn more!
Susan Graham Masterclass • Apr 10
Free and open to the public - No reservations required. Join us in the Hampton Opera Center at noon on Monday, April 10 to observe Susan Graham coach two of the Portland Opera’s Resident Artists, Aaron Short and Kate Farrar; Grace Skinner, a vocal student from Portland State University; and recent NATS competition winner Madeleine Tran. You don’t need a musical background to enjoy a master class and everyone is welcome!
Susan Graham • Apr 9
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 repertoire and genres along the way. Among her many honors are Musical America‘s Vocalist of the Year and an Opera News award. Learn more!
Chopin & Champagne • Apr 6
Pianist Susan DeWitt Smith performs a glorious all-Chopin program in the elegant serenity of The Old Church. Toast pianist and composer at this festive champagne and dessert affair, hosted by Walt and Rosemary Ellis! Learn more!
Pavel Haas Quartet Master Class NEW DATE! • Apr 5
Free and open to the public - No reservations required. Join us in Lincoln Recital Hall at noon on Wednesday, April 5 to observe the violinist and violist of the Pavel Haas Quartet coach students from PSU’s School of Music. The students will be coached on the first movement of Schubert’s Quintet in C Major and the first movement of Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 8. Learn more!
Pavel Haas Quartet • Apr 3 & 4
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 concert halls and recording five award-winning CDs. Learn more!
Chanticleer • Mar 29
Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, Chanticleer, celebrates its 39th season in 2016-17. Chanticleer is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature. Chanticleer recordings have sold well over a million albums and won two Grammy awards. Learn more!
Quartet San Francisco with Alex de Grassi • Mar 26
There will be limited number of seats at the door.
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 kinds, and jazz. For this concert they will be joined by Grammy-nominated steel string acoustic guitarist Alex de Grassi for a fun, eclectic program. Learn more!
VOCAL APPRECIATION CLASS • Mar 15, 22, & Apr 5
Whats in a song? We’ll be exploring Robert Schumann’s Frauenliebe und Leben—A Woman’s Love and Life. Metropolitan Opera Star Susan Graham has put together a brilliant program coupling each song in the cycle with pieces by other poets and composers. Graham ticket holders get to register for 50% off! Learn more!
Uniform Excellence • Mar 18
Just the facts please! Jim Quackenbush is a classically trained pianist — and a Portland police officer. Meet this fascinating musician/cop and enjoy his music in this delightful setting in Southwest Portland. For your guilty pleasure we offer fine wines and scrumptious appetizers. It would be criminal to miss this event! Learn more!
Trio con Brio Copenhagen • Mar 13 & 14
Trio con Brio Copenhagen explores the piano trio repertoire with freshness and curiosity as well as with respect and reflection. “Glowing reports hold true. The Trio con Brio Copenhagen clearly occupies a lofty perch in today’s musical scene.” Washington Post Learn more!
Ruska Roma • Mar 5
Violinists Tatiana Kolchanova and Mary Rowell join guitarist Peter Zisa to transport you to a bygone era with their passionate and vibrant Russian Gypsy program. The magic of this infectious music is complemented by delectable appetizers, wine, and spirits in the Zisas’ beautiful Alameda home. Learn more!