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Our Stories – Seeking Belonging

The more than year-long pandemic has taught us much to take into the future together. One of the things many [...]

April 16th, 2021|Our Stories|

Program Notes for Fauré Quartett by Aimée M. Petrin

Dear Friends With 90 years of bringing the finest classical music to Portland-area audiences, who would ever have imagined we’d [...]

April 13th, 2021|From Aimee, Program Notes|

Our Stories – The Intersection of Art, Food and Culture

Community suppers. Church potlucks. Festive receptions. Learning how to cook traditional dishes then sitting down together to enjoy. Gathering to [...]

April 8th, 2021|Our Stories|

Our Stories – POP 90’s Impact

What an unforgettable night! Being back on stage at Merrill, reveling in the beauty of that space with artists working together [...]

April 2nd, 2021|Our Stories|

Program Notes for globalFEST by Aimée M. Petrin

Dear Friends Each January when I go to NYC for the annual Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference, one event [...]

March 30th, 2021|From Aimee, Program Notes|

Program Notes for the Fauré Quartett by Linda Russell

Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) Modest Mussorgsky received musical training as a child but made his livelihood as [...]

March 29th, 2021|Classical Performance Notes, Program Notes|