Home / Events / Classical Music / Camerata PYP

Camerata PYP

BRETT CAMPBELL
4 pm Sunday, April 28., Sunday April 28 | $15-$20.
Wieden & Kennedy Atrium
224 NW 13th Ave.
 
Why can’t every Oregon—or American—orchestral program be as cool and relevant to contemporary culture as this one? While the city’s other orchestras gnaw almost exclusively on the bones of dead Europeans, and play to audiences almost as ancient as the dusty museum pieces which they perform, Portland Youth Philharmonic music director David Hattner instead concocts an almost ideal program for PYP’s chamber orchestra. The performance includes a Euro classic (Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8); a 20th-century American classic (David Diamond’s popular 1944 Rounds for String Orchestra); a recent 2011 Motown- and minimalist-influenced work by a local composer, Portland native and soon-to-be resident Kenji Bunch, called Supermaxium, inspired by the abusive and racist Southern prison practices; and an American premiere by an American composer, Stephen Dankner’s Meditation for Viola and String Orchestra. And it’s all performed by the unbelievably accomplished musicians of the nation’s oldest youth orchestra. Why, it’s almost like in Beethoven’s day when orchestras actually played music written in their own time and place. Children, teach your parents well.



Where: Wieden & Kennedy Atrium
Phone: 223-5939
Address: 224 NW 13th Ave.

 
 
Other events in Classical Music

Bazi 4th Year Anniversary

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bazi is turning fearsome 4, and it's backing it up with its own beer, an 8.5 percent, golden-hued tripel brewed by owner Hilda Stevens in collaboration with Jef Goetelen of unpronounceable Belgian ...

5 pm-close.
Bazi Bierbrasserie 1522 SE 32nd Ave. Web | Map

Lil'wares Fun Bits Dinner

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Chef Johanna Wares' "summer vacation" across the street from Barwares and Smallwares kicks off with offal. The prix-fixe dinner at her new, probably temporary space ...

6:15 pm and 8:30 pm seatings, Wednesday, May 27 | $50, plus $25 for drink pairings.
Lil'wares 4537 NE Fremont St. Web | Map

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

When the apocalypse comes, only The Simpsons will remain. That's completely possible in Portland, where Simpsons creator Matt Groening and playwright Anne Was ...

8:30 pm Wednesday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday through June 7. | $20-$36.
Portland Playhouse 602 NE Prescott St. Web | Map
Also At Wieden & Kennedy Atrium
There's no more events in Wieden & Kennedy Atrium
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close