Portland Opera, the Oregon Symphony and Chamber Music Northwest offer an ongoing lineup of inspiring performances, from timeless works to modern interpretations.
Chamber Music Northwest
More than 300,000 people each year enjoy performances of works from classical to pop by the Oregon Symphony under the direction of Carlos Kalmar. Season: September-May.
Chamber Music Northwest’s annual summer festival combines high-caliber classical music with a laid-back atmosphere.
Piano Push Play invites local artists to transform old, donated pianos into whimsical works of art which are distributed across the city.
This historic downtown performance spaces houses the Oregon Symphony and hosts many touring acts.
Portland Baroque Orchestra
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.
The performers in the award-winning Portland Taiko Asian American drumming ensemble weave rhythm, melody, humor and movement together into an exhilarating musical experience.
The Akropolis Reed Quintet – hailed for their “imagination, infallible musicality, and huge vitality” by Fanfare Magazine – and Portland’s own BodyVox contemporary dance company team up again for NINETEENTWENTY, a celebration of the music and dance of the roaring ‘20s. NINETEENTWENTY will be the sixth collaboration between Chamber Music Northwest and BodyVox combining Chamber…
Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished, expansive colors, the group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation, dedicated purely to the sound and depth of their music. In this concert, the Parker…