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Paul Winter Consort at their first winter solstice concert in 1980. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Sonic symbiosis: Choral partnerships in February

Cappella Romana hooks up with Gesualdo 6; Trinity Cathedral hosts St. Olaf College Choir; Paul Winter and Consort perform his “Missa Gaia” with Eugene Concert Choir; Bach Cantata Choir’s “SuperBach Sunday” returns.

The meeting of Manuel II Palaiologos Emperor of the Romans and King Henry IV of England. Saint Alban’s Chronicle, MS6, Lambeth Palace Library, f240 recto. From the cover of Cappella Romana's new album "A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court: Christmas 1400, London."

Bach, Bend and the Byzantine

Cappella Romana connects the music of Byzantium and England in their January concert “A Byzantine Emperor at King Henry’s Court,” and sings the “B minor Mass” in Salem with conductor Paul Klemme in February. A cappella music comes to a festival in Bend and a competition in Sherwood.

This season of harmony: Oregon choirs shift into a holiday mood

Soweto Gospel Choir brings their “Hope” to Portland; a collaborative barbershop concert in close harmony; a salon in Eugene; the Yuletide concert season begins, from Jenkins’s “Miserere” to Geter’s “Requiem” to Britten’s “Saint Nicolas Cantata” to Rutter’s “Gloria.”

Camino de Santiago in Spain. Photo by José Antonio Gil Martínez.

Paths of Miracles: A choral peregrination from history into the future

Cappella Romana releases their new creation-themed album; Choral Arts Ensemble shares the music of local composer Sydney Guillaume; Oregon Repertory Singers takes on Joby Talbot’s miraculous ‘Path’; Choro in Schola and PSU support choral education at The Reser; Bach Cantata Choir and Portland Symphonic Choir go to the foundations.

Northwest choral community: Crossing the centuries

Area choirs collaborate on Ukraine benefit concert; the Tallis Scholars sing Antoine Brumel, David Lang, and Tomás Luis de Victoria; ISing brings “Stuck in the Americas” to The Reser; Willamette Master Chorus gives thanks to educators.

Composer Timothy C. Takach visits Choral Arts Ensemble in 2022. Photo by Daryl Browne.

Into the light: Local choirs and living composers

In Mulieribus performs Sungji Hong, Joanne Metcalf, Steve Reich, James MacMillan and James McCarthy; Choral Arts Ensemble commissions Timothy Takach; Oregon Repertory Singers pair superstar Eric Whitacre with Ily Matthew Maniano, Ko Matsushita, and Darius Lim.

ACDA Montana five-state choral workshop 1969. Photo from Browne Family archives.

Sweet music in the air

Oregon choirs amass in Spokane for Northwestern American Choral Directors Association.

Judy Rose rehearsing at Catlin Gabel. Photo by Daryl Browne.

A weekend of winter songs

The collective radiance of Portland Symphonic Choir, Eugene Concert Choir, Central Oregon Mastersingers, and Choral Arts Ensemble

Rejoice greatly: The holiday season of singing has arrived

Oregon Chorale’s ambitious array; caroling with Oregon Repertory Singers and Jonas Nordwall; a variety of Messiahs with Rogue Valley Chorale, Vancouver Master Chorale, Portland Baroque Orchestra, PSU Chamber Choir with the Oregon Symphony

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White Bird Dance Trinity Irish The Reser Beaverton Oregon
Portland Piano International Solo Piano Series Portland Oregon
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Triangle Productions Me & Tammy Portland Oregon
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Northwest Dance Project Portland Oregon
Portland State University College of the Arts
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