Eugene Weekly : Bravo : 1.3.08

Bravo! guide to local performing arts


Dance Theatre of Oregon

689-5189 • www.dtodance.orgFeb. 1-2 Jungle Book (Hult Center)


Elsinore Theatre, Salem

503-375-3574 • www.elsinoretheatre.comFeb. 15 Rainbow Dance Theatre: One Village, Many Tribes

April 7 Forever Tango


Eugene Ballet Company

485-3992 • www.eugeneballet.orgTickets: 682-5000

Performances at the Hult Center

Feb. 23-24 Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear

April 19-20 Balanchine!


Hult Center

682-5000 • www.hultcenter.orgJan. 8-12 Riverdance

Jan. 26 Garth Fagan Dance

Feb. 8 Dance for a Reason

March 1 Phenomenon Hip Hop Co.’s Alter Ego

March 12 4-ISH

March 13 Detail Dance Co’s Cirque


May 27-28 STOMP


Lane Community College Dance

• Tickets: 463-5202

Performances at Performance Hall

Feb. 28-March 1 Collaborations

April 25-26 Spring Dance Concert

May 23-24 The Works Student Dance Concert



• 689-3233

Performance at Hilyard Community Ctr

March 16 The Gift of Dance


UO Dance Department

Performances at Dougherty Dance Theatre

Feb. 14-16 Faculty Dance Concert

March 12 Dance Quarterly

March 14 Winter Loft




Arts Umbrella Youth Orchestras

484-0473 • Performances at South Eugene High School

Feb. 26 Eugene Youth Symphony Symphonic Safari

May 20 String Academy, Encore Strings, Eugene Little Symphony Spring Concert

May 21 Eugene Junior Orchestra Spring Concert

May 22 Eugene Youth Symphony Spring Concert


Chamber Music

• Tickets: 757-0902

Performances at LaSells Stewart Center, OSU

Jan. 30 Schubert Ensemble of London

Feb. 27 Mandelring Quartet w/Robert Plane

April 16 Trio con Brio

May 6 Euclid Quartet

Corvallis/OSU Symphony Orchestra

758-3052 • www.symphony.peak.orgPerformances at LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, unless noted

Feb. 6 Barber, Medea’s Dance of Vengeance; Sibelius, Symphony No. 1; Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 1 (w/Roberto Plano, piano)

Feb. 21 Chamber Concert: Mozart, Cosi fan tutte Overture; Prokofiev, Symphony No. 1; Bach, Cantata No. 80, w/Tuebingen University Camerata Choir (First Methodist Church)

April 15 Beethoven, Missa Solemnis, w/Corvallis Repertory Singers & OSU Chamber Choir (w/Steven Zielke, conductor)

May 20 Shostakovitch, Festive Overture; Strauss, R:Death and Transfiguration; Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3 (w/Yuri Rozum, piano)


Corvallis Youth Symphony Association

752-9343 • www.cysassoc.orgFeb. 23 Meet the Stars of the Symphony (Corvallis High School)

April 27 Orchestravaganza! (LaSells Stewart Center, OSU)

May 21 Spring Concert (Crescent Valley High School)


Elsinore Theatre, Salem

503-375-3574 • www.elsinoretheatre.comJan. 17 California Guitar Trio

Feb. 21 Gaelic Storm

March 2 Salem Concert Band

March 4 JIGU! Thunder Drums of China

March 7 Saxophobia

March 8 Salem Pops Orchestra w/Mark Kershner

April 11 Franc D’Ambrosio

May 4 Salem Concert Band

May 10 Salem Pops Orchestra

May 17 Festival Chorale Oregon


Eugene Concert Choir

687-6865 • www.eugeneconcertchoir.orgo Tickets: 682-5000

Performances at the Hult Center unless noted

March 8 Broadway for Kids

March 9 Best of Broadway

April 4 Renaissance & Awakenings (Jaqua Concert Hall)

April 5 Renaissance & Awakenings (Wildish Theater)

April 26 Voices of Eastern Europe


Eugene Opera

485-3985 • www.eugeneopera.como Tickets: 682-5000

Performances at the Hult Center

Feb. 29 & March 2 Madama Butterfly



• Tickets: 682-500

Performances at the Hult Center

Jan. 24 Argento, Valentino Dances; Barber, Concerto for Violin; Copland, Appalachian Spring; Gershwin, American in Paris (w/Stefan Jackiw, violin, and William Schimmel, accordion)

Feb. 14 Romeo & Juliet: Sierra, Fandangos & Concerto for Saxophones (w/James Carter, saxophone); Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet

March 20 Khachaturian, Masquerade Suite; Schubert, Symphony No. 8, Unfinished; Beethoven, Concerto for Piano No. 5, Emperor (w/Alastair Willis, guest conductor, and Valenina Lisista, piano)

May 15 Season Finale: Buxtehude/arr. Chavez, Chaconne in E Major; Bach, Suite No. 2 in B Minor; Bruckner, Symphony No. 7 in E Major


Special events for subscribers:

April 20 An Evening with Nicola Benedetti, violin


Florence Events Center

997-1994 • www.eventcenter.orgJan. 27 Newport Symphony Orchestra

Feb. 23 An Evening with Groucho

March 3 SSD All Choir Concert

March 28 The Alley Cats, Doo-Wop

April 25 Borealis String Quartet

May 4 Community Choir of Florence

May 9 Emerald City Jazz Kings

May 11 Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra

May 23 Oregon Mozart Players


Heart of the Valley Children’s Choir, Corvallis

Performances at LaSells Stewart Center, OSU

March 15 Spring Concert

June 1 Elizabeth Powell Scholarship Concert


Hult Center

• Tickets: 682-5000

Jan. 18 The Slavic Wonderland

Feb. 1 St. Olaf Choir

March 5 Jigu! Thunder Drums of China

March 22 Peru Negro

April 27 Dave Brubeck & Ramsey Lewis


Lane Community College

• Tickets: 463-5202

Performances at Performance Hall unless noted

Jan. 18 & 19 Oregon Jazz Festival Concerts

Feb. 21 Faculty Music Concert

March 6-14 Winter Ensemble Concerts

May 29-June 6 Spring Ensemble Concerts


LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis

737-2402 •

Feb. 3 Emerald City Jazz Kings: “Well, Git It!”

Feb. 6 Corvallis-OSU Symphony

April 15 Corvallis-OSU Symphony

May 1 Emerald City Jazz Kings: “Blowin’ Up A Storm!”

May 20 Corvallis-OSU Symphony


Newport Symphony Orchestra

265-ARTS • www.baymusic.orgPerformances at Newport Performing Arts Center

Jan. 26 Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, Debussy

April 12 Rautavaara, Handel, Beethoven


Oregon Mozart Players

345-6648 •• Tickets: 682-5000

Performances at the Hult Center unless noted

Jan. 19 French Roast: Fauré, Pavane Op. 50; Debussy, Danses sacrée et profane; Mozart, Symphony No. 31, K. 297; Ravel, Ma Mère l’Oye (complete ballet music)

Jan. 21 French Roast (Beall Hall)

March 15-16 Vestiges, w/Nathaniel Rosen, cello: David Crumb, Vestiges of a Distant Time; Haydn, Concerto for Violoncello in C, Hob. VII:1; Mozart, Sinfonia Concertante, K. 297b

May 3 Mozart’s Influence, w/Yuri Rozum, piano: Prokofiev, Classical Symphony; Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19; Mozart, Mass in C major, K. 167

May 4 Mozart’s Influence (Jaqua Concert Hall)


Salem Chamber

Performances at Hudson Hall, Willamette University, unless noted

Feb. 17 Family Concert: Tripp/Kleinsinger; Bach

March 15-16 Masterworks III: Mozart; Fauré

April 26-27 Masterworks IV: Mendelssohn, Rossini, Mascagni, Puccini


Salem Pops

Performances at the Elsinore Theatre

March 8 A Pops Evening with Mark Kershner

May 10 Pops New Discoveries


Shedd Institute

Info: 687-6526 • Tickets: 434-7000

Performances at the Jacqua Concert Hall at the Shedd

Jan. 22 BeauSoleil

Jan. 31-Feb. 8 Emerald City Jazz Kings: “Well, Git It!”

Feb. 2 Chris Smither

Feb. 9 Brazilian Guitar Festival

Feb. 14 The Bad Plus

Feb. 20 Carolina Chocolate Drops

March 18 Gabriela Montero

March 20 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

April 3 Gravitas Quartet


UO Music

Performances at Beall Hall

Jan. 17 Oregon String Trio

Jan. 20 Concerto-Aria Competition

Jan. 28 Chinese Children’s Choir & Young Women’s Chorus

Jan. 29 Music of Franz Liszt

Jan. 31 America’s Dream Chamber Artists

Feb. 3 University Symphony

Fec. 3 Fireworks

Feb. 6 Quadre: The Voice of Four Horns

Feb. 7 Amy Goeser Kolb, oboe & Laura Kennedy, piano

Feb. 10 Oregon Wind Ensemble

Feb. 11 Alexandre Dossin, piano

Feb. 12 Poetry in Song

Feb. 14 University Singers & Chamber Choir

Feb. 17 Douglas Webster, baritone & Victor Steinhardt, piano

Feb. 19 Oregon Composers Forum

Feb. 21 Lydia Van Dreel, horn

Feb. 24 Kathryn Lucktenberg, violin & David Riley, piano

Feb. 26 Pacific Rim Gamelan

Feb. 27 Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

Feb. 28 Oregon Symphonic Band

Feb. 29 Tapestry

March 2 Oregon Wind Ensemble

March 4 Campus Band & Orchestra

March 5 Oregon Jazz Ensemble & Lab Bands

March 6 Mozart Piano Quartet

March 7 Traditional Music of Ireland

March 8 Oregon Percussion Ensemble

March 10 All That Brass!

March 11 Chamber Music on Campus

March 13 Repertoire Singers & Concert Choir

March 16 University Gospel Ensembles


Performances elsewhere:

Feb. 4 Jazz Lab Bands II & III

Feb. 10 Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble (Collier House)

Feb. 13 Flute Class Recital (163 Music)

Feb. 15 The Jazz Café (178 Music)

Feb. 22 The Jazz Café (178 Music)

March 1 Future Music Oregon (163 Music)

March 7 A Little Knight Music (Knight Library)

March 14 Collegium Musicum (Collier House)

March 16 UO Opera Theater & UO Symphony (EMU Ballroom)

March 16 University Percussion Ensemble (163 Music)


Willamette Valley Concert Band,

March 16 Russian Music Concert (Russell Tripp Performance Center, LBCC)

May 22 Sousa Memorial Day Concert (Capital Manor, Salem)

May 26 Sousa Memorial Day Concert (LaSells Stewart Center, OSU)




Actors Cabaret of Eugene

683-4368 • www.actorscabaret.orgPerformances at ACE theater and the Hult Center unless noted

Jan. 11-20 Pigs in Love (at the Annex)

Jan. 18-Feb. 23 Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Musical Show

March 7-29 The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man

April 11-May 10 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

June 20-July 26 Hair


ACE Junior Program

683-4368 • www.actorscabaret.orgPerformances in the Annex theater unless noted

July 24-27 Footloose!


Albany Civic Theater

928-4603 • www.albanycivic.orgJan. 11-19 Dinner with Friends

Feb. 15-March 8 Hello, Dolly

March 28-April 5 The Drawer Boy

April 25-May 10 The Diary of Anne Frank

May 30-June 14 Fawlty Towers

June 20-21 The Last Five Years

July 11-19 Nickel and Dimed

Aug. 8-23 The Compleat Works of Wllm Shksper (Abridged)


Corvallis Community

• Tickets: 738-7469

Performances at the Majestic Theatre

Dec. 28-Jan. 6 Anne of Green Gables

Feb. 15-24 Harvey

May 16-June 1 Reefer Madness

Aug. 8-17 Knock ‘Em Dead


Cottage Theatre,Cottage Grove

942-8001 • www.cottagetheatre.orgTickets 942-9195

Feb. 1-16 The Pink Panther Strikes Again

April 4-26 Chicago

June 13-28 Harvey

Aug. 1-17 Forever Plaid


Elsinore Theatre, Salem

503-375-3574 • www.elsinoretheatre.comJan. 20 Peter Pan

Feb. 29 Aesop’s Fables

May 2 Winnie the Pooh


Florence Events Center

997-1994 • www.eventcenter.orgApril 19 Missoula Children’s Theater

May 29 LCC Dance Showcase



• Tickets: 682-5000

Jan. 13 Jeff Dunham, ventriloquist

Feb. 9 Bill Cosby, comedian

Feb. 15 Lisa Lampanelli, comedian

Feb. 17 Moscow Circus

March 5-9 Menopause: The Musical

March 16 Gypsy

April 23 Capitol Steps musical theater troupe

April 29-May 4 Mamma Mia


Lane Community

• Tickets: 463-5761

Performances at the Blue Door Theatre

Feb. 1-16 Buying Time

March 15 Shakespeare Showcase

April 4-12 A Soft Kiss While Visiting Samuel

May 2-17 Spring Inspirations

June 7 Shakespeare Showcase


Lord Leebrick

• Tickets: 465-1506

Jan. 11-Feb. 2 Memory House

March 14-April 6 The Busy World is Hushed

May 9-June 1 Or Not To Be


Oregon Shakespeare Festival

482-4331 • www.osfashland.orgAt the Angus Bowmer Theatre:

Feb. 15-Nov. 2 A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Feb. 16-July 6 Fences

Feb. 17-Nov. 2 The Clay Cart

April 15-Nov. 1 The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler

July 23-Nov. 1 A View from the Bridge


At the New Theatre:

Feb. 19-June 20 Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter

March 26-Nov. 2 Coriolanus

July 1-Nov. 2 Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


At the Elizabethan Stage:

June 3-Oct. 10 Othello

June 4-Oct. 11 Our Town

June 5-Oct. 12 The Comedy of Errors


OSU Theatre, Corvallis

737-2853 •

Performances at Main Stage Theatre

Feb. 7-16 All My Sons

May 8-17 Spin

June 4-8 Original One-Act Festival


Performance at Lab Theatre

March 6-9 Street Theatre


Pentacle Theatre, Salem

503-485-4300 • www.pentacletheatre.orgJan. 25-Feb. 16 The Sunshine Boys

March 7-29 The Diviners

April 18-May 10 Dorian: The Remarkable Mr. Gray

May 30-June 21 Betty the Yeti

July 11-Aug. 2 Doubt: A Parable

Aug. 22-Sept. 13 Guys and Dolls


University Theatre

346-4363 •

April 2-20 Wild Oats (Willamette Rep/Hult Center)

May 6-June 1 Or Not To Be (Lord Leebrick Theatre)


Performances at the Arena Theatre

Feb. 6-16 4:48 Psychosis

May 21-31 Lotus Lessons


Very Little Theatre

344-7751 • www.thevlt.comJan. 18-Feb. 9 Awake and Sing!

March 28-April 19 On the Razzle

May 30 The Memory of Water

Aug. 1 The Grass Harp


Wildish Community Theater

868-0869 • 630 Main Street, Springfield • www.wildishtheater.comJan. 18-Feb. 2 So Far From Shore • Tix: 606-1125

Feb. 22-24 Seussical (Rose Children’s Theatre • Tix: 434-0444)

March 13-15 Wizard of Oz (Upstart Crow Studios • Tix: 688-8260)

March 16 Springfield Puppet Festival (Tix: 727-3766)


Willamette Repertory Theatre

343-9903 • Tickets: 682-5000

Performances at the Hult Center

Feb. 6-24 Proof

April 2-20 Wild Oats

May 16-18 Readings in Rep