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Bravo! EW’s Fall Guide to Performing Arts


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Eugene Ballet Company • 682-5000
Performances at the Hult Center

Oct. 31-Nov. 2 Dracula

Dec. 18-21 The Nutcracker

Feb. 14-15 Swan Lake

April 18-19 Peter Pan

Hult Center • 682-5000

Oct. 11 Dance to the Future

Oct. 25 ZAPP Dancers: Nightmare on 6th Street

Oct. 26 Ronald K. Brown Dance Co.’s EVIDENCE

Nov. 23 CIRQUE d’OR performed by the Golden Acrobats of China


Lane Community College Dance Department • 463-5202
Performances at Performance Hall

Jan. 29-31 Dance Concert

Feb. 26-28 Dance Concert

May 14-16 THE WORKS Student Dance Concert

UO Dance Department
Performances at Dougherty Dance Theatre

Nov. 21-22 MFA Concert

Dec. 3 Dance Quarterly

Dec. 4 Open Showing

Jan. 22-24 Dance Africa Concert

Feb 12-14 Faculty Concert

Mar. 11 Dance Quarterly

Mar. 12 Open Showing

Mar. 13 Winter Loft

April 17-18 UORDC Concert

May 14-16 Spring Student Dance Concert

June 3 Dance Quarterly 

June 4 Open Showing

June 5 Spring Loft

Wildish Theater, Springfield • 736-4544

Oct. 18 Dancing with the Stars

Jan. 16-17 3 Squared: Modern Dance

Jan. 30-31 Musical Feet’s Winter Showcase


Arts Umbrella Youth Orchestras • 484-0473
Performances at South Eugene High School unless noted

Oct. 12 Eugene Youth Symphony w/Eugene Symphony (Hult Center)

Nov. 25 Eugene Youth Symphony Fall Concert

Dec. 8 Little Symphony/ Junior Orchestra Winter Concert

Feb. 24 Eugene Youth Symphony Symphonic Safari

April 11 75th Anniversary Concert (Performance Hall, LCC)

May 19 String Academy, Encore Strings, Eugene Little Symphony Spring Concert

May 20 Eugene Junior Orchestra Spring Concert

May 21 Eugene Youth Symphony Spring Concert

Chamber Music Corvallis • 757-0902
Performances at LaSells Stewart Center, OSU

Oct. 14 Portland Baroque Orchestra

Nov. 11 Borealis String Quartet

Jan. 20 Vilnius String Quartet with Andrius Zlabys, piano

Feb. 11 Mozart Piano Quartet

March 4  Leipzig String Quartet

April 16 Cypress String Quartet

Corvallis/OSU Symphony Orchestra
758-6822 •
Performances at LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, unless noted

Oct. 17 ¡Viva Hispania!

Nov. 25 Go Russia!

Dec. 7 Holiday Concert

Feb. 22 All American

April 15 Carmina Burana

May 19 Around the World

Eugene Concert Choir • 682-5000
Performances at the Hult Center unless noted

Nov. 7 & 9 American Celebration: Bernstein & Barber

Dec. 13-14 Mason Wiliams & Friends Holiday Show

March 7 Jazzin’ It Up for Kids

March 7 Jazz, Gospel & Motown

April 4 Timeless Vocal Arts (Wildish Theater)

April 5 Timeless Vocal Arts (The Shedd)

May 9 Mendelssohn’s First Walpurgis Night

Eugene Opera
485-3985 • • 682-5000
Performances at the Hult Center

Dec. 31 & Jan. 3 Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld

Feb. 7 Verdi’s Il Travatore

March 13 & 15 Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Eugene Symphony • 682-5000
Performances at the Hult Center

Sept. 30 Yo-Yo-Ma

Oct. 12 Fauré Requiem

Oct. 23 Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony

Nov. 13 Mozart’s Jupiter

Dec. 4 Symphonie Fantastique

Dec. 10-11 Yuletide Celebration

Jan. 22 Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

Feb. 19 Drum Roll Symphony

March 19 Grieg Piano Concerto

April 23 Enigma Variations

May 14 Verdi’s Requiem

Florence Events Center • 997-1994 Oct. 17 Emerald City Jazz Kings

Nov. 21 Antonio Pompabaldi

Dec. 5 Jazz Kings Christmas Show

Dec. 7 Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

Dec. 14 Community Chorus of Florence, Holiday Concert

Jan. 17-18 Florence Winter Folk Festival

Jan. 24 Romanza

Feb. 13 Emerald City Jazz Kings

Feb. 28 Blue Four Trio

March 1 Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

March 20 Five Guys Named Mo

May 3 Community Chorus Spring Concert

May 8 Emerald City Jazz Kings

May 10 Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

May 22 Brigham Young Chamber Orchestra

Hult Center • 682-5000

Oct. 2 Marsalis Brasilianos

Oct. 5 The Kingston Trio

Nov. 16 Big Band Broadcast

April 26 Mariza

Lane Community College • 463-5202
Performances at Performance Hall unless noted

Oct. 30 Music Concert

Nov. 23 & 25 Lane Chamber Orchestra/Lane Symphonic Band

Dec. 4 Concert and Chamber Choirs & Spectrum Vocal Jazz

Dec. 5 Lane Jazz Band

Jan. 23-24 Oregon Jazz Festival Concerts

March 5 Lane Symphonic Band

March 8 Lane Chamber Orchestra/Lane Symphonic Band

March 12 Concert and Chamber Choirs & Spectrum Vocal Jazz

March 15 Lane Jazz Band

May 19 Faculty Jazz Concert

May 29 Lane Jazz Band

May 31 Lane Chamber Orchestra

June 2 Concert and Chamber Choirs & Spectrum Vocal Jazz

June 3 Lane Symphonic Band

June 5 Jazz Combos

LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis • 737-2402 

Oct. 10 Josh Eaton, piano

Oct. 24 Emerald City Jazz Kings

Nov. 2 William Wolfram, piano

Feb. 18 Stephen Beus, piano

Feb. 19 Emerald City Jazz Kings

April 26 Robin & Rachelle McCabe w/Craig Sheppard, piano

April 30 Emerald City Jazz Kings

Newport Symphony Orchestra • 265-ARTS
Performances at Newport Performing Arts Center

Sept. 27-28 Dvorak, Bloch and Schumann, w/Hsing-ay Hsu

Nov. 15 Mozart’s Jupiter

Dec. 13 Orchestra w/The Woodwind Conspiracy

Jan. 24-25 Orchestra, w/David Ogden Stiers, conductor

March 28 Torke, Schubert, Kodaly and Berlioz

Oregon Mozart Players • 682-5000
Performances at the Hult Center unless noted

Oct. 4 An American Portrait

Oct. 5 An American Portrait (Beall Concert Hall)

Oct. 30 Anne-Marie McDermott Recital (Beall Concert Hall)

Nov. 1-2 Love and Marriage

Dec. 7-8 Baroque for the Holidays VI (First Christian Church)

Jan. 10 English Trifle

Jan. 11 English Trifle (Beall Concert Hall)

Feb. 28-March 1 All Amadeus

April 30 Tien Hsieh Recital (Wildish Theater)

May 2-3 First Things First

Shedd Institute • 434-7000
Performances at the Jacqua Concert Hall at The Shedd unless noted

Oct. 1 Tift Merritt

Oct. 2 Tom Rush

Oct. 4 Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile

Oct. 9 Carl Woideck Jazz Heritage Project

Oct. 14 Natalie MacMaster

Oct. 17 Ralph Stanley

Oct. 18 Dar Williams

Oct. 24 Gabriela Montero

Oct. 25 Randy Newman

Nov. 1 Keiko Matsui

Nov. 7 Jonatha Brooke

Nov. 8 Ian Tyson

Nov. 12 Led Ka’apana/Mike Ka’awa

Nov. 21 Joan Baez

Dec. 3 Waddie Mitchell

Dec. 12 Ken Peplowski/Bill Mays

Jan. 10 Blue Note 70th Anniversary Tour

Jan. 16 Jeremy Pelt Quintet

Jan. 21 April Verch

Feb. 5 Carl Woideck Jazz Heritage Project

Feb. 11 Punch Brothers

Feb. 18 Blind Boys of Alabama

Feb. 20 Afro-Cuban All Stars (Hult Center)

Feb. 21 Olga Kern

Feb. 26 Maria Jette

March 6-8 Jazz Party at The Shedd

March 13 Jay Ungar/Molly Mason

March 18 Hawai’ian Treasures Celebration

March 19 SFJAZZ Collective

March 25 Madeleine Peyroux

April 2 Michael Anderson Trio

April 9 Hapa

April 16 Chamber Music with Mr. Chico

May 2 George Winston

UO Music
Performances at Beall Hall unless noted

Oct. 2 Dean Kramer, piano

Oct. 15 Trombones de Costa Rica

Oct. 16 Kronos Quartet (EMU Ballroom)

Oct. 16 Laura Decher Wayte, soprano, and Nathalie Fortin, piano

Oct. 17 The Jazz Café (178 Music)

Oct. 18 Beta Collide (163 Music)

Oct. 19 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Oct. 20 Jeff Bradetich, double bass

Oc.t 22 Piano Music of Franz Liszt

Oct. 26 University Symphony (EMU Ballroom)

Oct. 29 Octubafest

Nov. 1 Festival of Bands (Autzen Stadium)

Nov. 1 Harp Day

Nov. 1 Elizabeth Richter, harp

Nov. 2 Oregon Wind Ensemble

Nov. 3 Jazz Lab Bands II and III (178 Music)

Nov. 7 The Jazz Café (178 Music)

Nov. 9 Jeffery Kahane, piano

Nov. 12 Campus Band & Orchestra

Nov. 13 University Singers & Chamber Choir

Nov. 15 Future Music Oregon (163 Music)

Nov. 16 Oregon Wind Ensemble

Nov. 17 Gabriel Chodos, piano

Nov. 18 Oregon Brass Quintet

Nov. 19 Oregon Symphonic Band

Nov. 20 Lydia Van Dreel, horn

Nov. 21 The Jazz Café

Nov. 21 Chamber Music on Campus

Nov. 22 Oregon Percussion Ensemble

Nov. 23 University Symphony

Nov. 25 Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

Dec. 1 Hunsberger-Wilson Trio

Dec. 2 Eun Soo Son, piano

Dec. 3 Oregon Jazz Ensembles

Dec. 5 Holiday Choral Concert

Dec. 6 University Percussion Ensemble (163 Music)

Dec. 6 University Gospel Ensembles

Dec. 7 Aulos Ensemble with Julianne Baird, soprano

Jan. 25 Borodin Quartet

Feb. 22 Portland Baroque Orchestra

March 3 Angela Hewitt piano recital

March 8 Altenberg Trio Vienna

Wildish Theater, Springfield • 736-4544

Oct. 4 Oregon Bach Collegium’s Dangerous Liasons

Oct. 19 Eugene Opera event

Nov. 21 Curtis Salgado

Dec. 6 David Lanz, David Nevue & Rebecca Oswald

Willamette Valley Concert Band, Albany

Nov. 1 Fall Veterans Day Pops Concert (Russell Tripp, LBCC)

Dec. 13 Christmas Concert (First Presbyterian Church, Albany)

March 8 Winter Concert: Viva la France (Russell Tripp, LBCC)

May 21 Memorial Day Preview Concert (Capital Manor, West Salem)

May 25 Memorial Day Concert
(LaSells Stewart Center, OSU)

July 2 Concert in Main Street Park (Monmouth)


Actors Cabaret of Eugene • 683-4368
Performances at ACE theater and the Hult Center

Sept. 19-Oct. 11 Tell Me

Oct. 30-Nov. 8 The Rocky Horror Show

Nov. 14-29 Pigs in Love

Nov. 21-Dec. 14 Forever Plaid

Dec. 5-14 A Christmas Truce

Dec. 10-21 A Christmas Carol

Albany Civic Theater • 928-4603

Oct. 17-Nov. 1 The Vampyre

Nov. 28-Dec. 20 Miracle on 34th Street

Jan. 9-17 Forever Plaid

Feb. 6-21 A Love Affair

March 20-April 11 Cabaret

May 1-16 Humble Boy

June 5-20 Of Mice and Men

July 17-Aug. 8 The Music Man

Corvallis Community Theatre • 738-7469
Performances at the Majestic Theatre

Sept. 26-27 The Exonerated

Oct. 24-Nov. 2 State of the Union

Dec. 19-28 The Importance of Being Earnest

Feb. 13-22 Doubt: A Parable

May 8-24 Alana

July 24-Aug. 2 Love Letters

Cottage Theatre, Cottage Grove • 942-9195

Oct. 3-19 A Streetcar Named Desire

Nov. 28-Dec. 20 Nunsense

Jan. 30-Feb. 15 Deathtrap

April 3-26 Spring Musical

June 5-21 The Rainmaker

Aug. 7-23 A Miracle Worker

Florence Events Center • 997-1994

Oct. 31 In the Mood

Nov. 7-16 LRP: Into the Woods

April 4-6 LRP: Willy Wonka, Jr.

June 13-22 LRP: The Odd Couple: Female Version

Hult Center • 682-5000

Oct. 17-18 Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight!

Jan. 23-24 Annie

March 16 Bob the Builder LIVE!

March 28-29 Ain’t Misbehavin’

April 28-May 3 Monty Python’s Spamalot

May 30-31 Putnam County Spelling Bee

Lane Community College • 463-5761
Performances at the Blue Door Theatre unless noted

Oct. 2-18 A Winter’s Tale (Performance Hall)

Nov. 6-15 The Birds

Dec. 6-7 Shakespeare Showcase

Feb. 5-21 Godspell (Performance Hall)

March 14-15 Shakespeare Showcase

April 2-18 Arcadia

April 30-May 9 Spring Inspirations

June 6-7 Shakespeare Showcase

Lord Leebrick Theatre • 465-1506

Sept. 26-Oct. 18 Doubt: A Parable 

Nov. 14-Dec. 6 West Moon Street

Dec. 11-21 It’s a Wonderful Life: Radio Play (Wildish Theater)

Jan. 9-31 The Clean House

Feb. 27-March 21 Rabbit Hole

May 8-31 Suicide Weather

Oregon Shakespeare Festival • 482-4331 

At the Angus Bowmer Theatre:

Through Nov. 2 A Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Clay Cart

Through Nov. 1 The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler; The View from the Bridge

At the New Theatre:

Through Nov. 2 Coriolanus; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

At the Elizabethan Stage:

Through Oct. 10 Othello

Through Oct. 11 Our Town

Through Oct. 12 Comedy of Errors

OSU Theatre, Corvallis • 737-2853
Performances at Main Stage Theatre

Oct. 3-4 The Mikado

Nov. 13-22 The Foreigner

Feb. 5-14 Arcadia

March 5-8 Student Directed Play Project

May 7-16 Shakespeare’s Journey

May 28-31 Original One-Act Festival

University Theatre • 346-4363 

Jan. 23-Feb. 7 Around the World in 80 Days

Feb. 27-March 14 As You Like It

May 1-May 16 Metamorphoses

May 17-May 30 Earth Matters Onstage: EcoDrama Festival of New Plays

Very Little Theatre • 344-7751

Oct. 17 Funny Money

Dec. 5 Glengarry Glen Ross

Jan. 16 Present Laughter

March 13 A Little Night Music

May 29 Humble Boy

July 31 Night of the Iguana

Spinning the On-Ramp Playing it by ear at KWAX with Caitriona Bolster 

What’s On Theater scene, down a company, moves on

Loves Music, Loves to Dance Fall offerings leap off the page

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