Portland Opera, the Oregon Symphony and Chamber Music Northwest offer an ongoing lineup of inspiring performances, from timeless works to modern interpretations.
Fear No Music
Creating curiosity in modern and contemporary classical music through live ensemble performance and their youth mentorship programs, Fear No Music presents music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in chamber ensemble.
More than 300,000 people each year enjoy performances of works from classical to pop by the Oregon Symphony under the direction of David Danzmayr. Season: September-May.
The Portland Baroque Orchestra presents classical music on historical instruments in intimate settings. Season: October-May.
One of the United States’ top opera companies, the Portland Opera has an anything-but-stuffy approach. Season: February-August.
Know Before You Go
For the 2021-22 season, all ticket holders, regardless of age, are required to show proof of full COVID vaccination or a negative test result from a COVID PCR test (taken within 72 hours of performance time) for entry into the theatre. Visit the Portland Opera website for more information.
The performers in the award-winning Portland Taiko Asian American drumming ensemble weave rhythm, melody, humor and movement together into an exhilarating musical experience.
Pulling the classics into the new age, Third Angle New Music has set out to create the “soundtrack of our time” by commissioning new works by living composers and presenting innovative performances in collaboration with theater companies, sound artists, and performers locally and internationally.
Byron Schenkman reprises their digital production with a twist. Featuring harpsichord concerti by J. S. Bach and Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia (later Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth), a flute sonata by Anna Bon, and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. Featuring PBO’s own Janet See on flute.
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