Portland Fall Classical Picks

Fall Arts
Third Angle New Music and Mantra Percussion For the past few years, Third Angle has been familiarizing Portland with Bang on a Can, the New York ensemble that brought rock energy and 21st-century   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 BRETT CAMPBELL

The City of Tomorrow

A wind quintet, scattered to the four winds.

Music Stories
French-horn player Leander Star and his partner, flutist Elise Blatchford, had already rented a truck to move from Chicago back to his hometown of Portland when they got the news. Their year-old   More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 BRETT CAMPBELL

Requiem for a Conductor 


Arts & Books

More than almost any other single figure, long-time Oregon Symphony music director James DePreist, who died Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz. from complications following open heart surgery last spring, helped vault the state's major music institution to national prominence. He was 76.

During the years he led the orchestra, from 1980 to 2003, DePreist helped transform the OSO from a minor regional ...   More
Sunday, February 10, 2013 BRETT CAMPBELL

Live Review: Septet by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich at First Baptist Church

Arts & Books
It is a rare thing, in Portland, to witness spanking-new work by a renowned composer of contemporary classical music, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's career has been nothing if not storied—works played for the White House, first woman to win the Pulitzer, a career as one of the most performed composers in America. And so we can consider it a privilege when Friends of Chamber Music brings in her newest ...   More
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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