coronavirus hits NW arts hard

I will update this page throughout the coming days as I learn of additional postponements or cancellations.

Running list of Portland-area cancellations and postponements.

UPDATE: 3/14/20 10:00AM Basically, everything is canceled, and if it isn’t, it’s being live streamed.

UPDATE: 12:13AM Oregon Governor Kate Brown announces all schools will close on Monday, March 16th.

UPDATE: 10:00AM City of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declares State of Emergency.

Things are getting real.

As of 10PM on March 11, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced a ban on public gatherings of more than 250 people, effective immediately.

brahms with friends new and old

Last Thursday, at an unspeakably early hour, I headed to the Portland airport to fly to Laramie, Wyoming. I was headed there to reunite with my University of Maryland graduate string quartet colleagues ( John Fadial and Jeffrey Multer, violins and Beth Vanderborgh, cellist) to play Brahms’ G major String Sextet with them, UW viola faculty Jim Przygocki, and renowned cellist Lynn Harrell. It was a fantastic trip for many reasons, but chief among them were getting to see my old friends for the first time in 30 years (!) and to get to play with such a legendary artist as Lynn Harrell.

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lynn harrell & friends in wyoming

April 20, 2019
Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts

Festival registration: $25

A day of community and inspiration:

“Lynn Harrell and Friends” Concert
Bach Cello Suite and Brahms Op. 36 Sextet in G

  • John Fadial & Jeff Multer, violin
  • Charles Noble and James Przygocki, viola
  • Beth Vanderborgh, cello

Download the Cello Festival Flyer, or register today