Linfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers.
“Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal” will explore this year’s Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme of “Revolutions” and will connect resistance and revolution in the face of war, oppression and injustice. The Fall Choir Concert will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.
Award-winning vocal group Quince Ensemble will bring their genre-blending vocal music to Linfield College.
Quince Ensemble will hold a pre-concert discussion on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in Jonasson Hall at Linfield College and will perform at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. Continue reading
Hermitage Piano Trio will hold a concert on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.
From the great Russian musical tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio is distinguished by its exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and sumptuous sound. The group is comprised of violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov and pianist Ilya Kazantsev.
Best-selling author R.O. Kwon will read her work Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College as part of the Readings at the Nick series. Continue reading
One of the most exciting and innovative chamber music ensembles will be performing classic pieces and new compositions at Linfield College.
The American Chamber Players will perform Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. The program includes “Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F Major for piano and strings, D. 487” by Franz Schubert, “Three Watercolors for flute, cello, and piano” by Philippe Gaubert and “Quartet in E-flat Major for piano and strings, Op. 87” by Antonin Dvorák. The concert will also feature a new composition written for the group, “Hevenu shalom aleichem – Variations and Theme for flute and piano quartet” by Max Raimi. Continue reading
The Linfield College Theatre Program kicks off its 99th season of plays with the zombie story, “Night of the Living Dead.”
The play, Lori Allen Ohm’s stage adaption of George Romero and John Russo’s 1968 film of the same name, has seven people trapped in a farmhouse attempting to defend themselves from a growing onslaught of zombies. The pressure of the situation reveals the best and worst of human nature. The film was revolutionary in its aesthetics, representation of race and role in launching the $5 billion-a-year zombie industry. The production links the monstrous to racial oppression in the United States and examines what has — and hasn’t — changed since the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading
Johnandrew Slominski, assistant professor of music at Linfield College, will celebrate the work of two newly-minted octogenarians at his solo piano recital.
Slominski will perform work from American composers William Bolcom and Philip Glass. Additionally, Slominski will perform the works of Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Mozart. The recital will be held Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.
José Angel Araguz, assistant professor of English and creative writing, will read from his poetry Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event will kick off the annual Readings at the Nick series at Linfield.
In the documentary “Red, White and Black,” Jarod Sleet, a black winemaker and member of the cellar team at Argyle Winery, says purveyors who come into the winery ask him if he knows someone who works there.
“Red, White and Black” chronicles the struggles and successes of minority winemakers in Oregon. It will be shown on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
The young artists and international faculty of the Castleman Quartet Program will present four free programs of chamber music in August during the program’s summer-in-residence at Linfield College. Continue reading