classical currents

full stream ahead

I’m hard at work getting Classical Currents ready to go live, but in the meantime, here is an example of the initial content you can expect to find there. Here’s a list of upcoming live streams that you might enjoy.

Some events are free, or require registration, and some require paid admission. Click the links for further information.

  • Fridays with 45th Parallel: Live stream – Chiaroscuro: James Shields, Emily Cole, Trevor Fitzpatrick, and Maria Garcia perform music of Louise Farrenc and Andy Akiho. Friday 12/4 at 6pm PST. Patreon subscribers get access to a post-concert Zoom Q&A. [Archived]
  • Portland Chamber Orchestra: Live stream – Songs for Lucia: Rose City Brass Trio performs live from Nordia House. Saturday 12/5 at 7pm PST.
  • Chamber Music Northwest: Live stream – Marc-André Hamelin & Gloria Chien: Virtuoso Pianos, including Stravinski’s own arrangement of his Rite of Spring. Saturday 12/5 at 7pm PST.
  • Friends of Chamber Music (Portland): Virtual concert – Soprano Sarah Shafer with pianist Richard Goode – Sunday 12/6 at 3pm PST. Pre-concert talk with Theresa Koon at 2:30pm PST.
  • Magical Strings Holiday Concert: Live stream – Celtic music for stringed instruments by the Boulding family. Sunday 12/6 at 3pm PST.
  • International Contemporary Ensemble: Live stream – Tuesdays@7 Kyle Armbrust, Jacob Greenberg, Daniel Lippel, and Wendy Richman present an evening featuring works originally written for them. Tuesday 12/8 at 4pm PST.

Arts organizations (local or otherwise) please send info on upcoming live streams or virtual concerts to Thanks!

By Charles Noble

I'm the Assistant principal violist of the Oregon Symphony.

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I tried earlier to leave you a note, but apparently it didn’t take. I appreciate your passionate advocacy for music, your value-added commentary and now alerts. You are a wonderful resource for which our community is indebted. Thank you.

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