Oregon ArtsWatch reviews “The Emerald Tablet”

Oregon ArtsWatch music writer Brett Campbell has written a detailed account of the recent Cult of Orpheus concert at The Old Church Concert Hall, calling the show “one of the high points of the fall music season” and naming composer Christopher Corbell “one of Oregon’s most vital creative artists.” Click on over to read the

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December 2017 News: Join the Cult!

Opera, poetic song, lyrical chamber music — Cult of Orpheus is one of the few groups out there devoted to creating *new* works in these domains. Our latest newsletter asks for your support – let’s make 2018 amazing, together! Check out the latest newsletter online. Or, jump straight to the Subscribe! page and join the

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Announcing Singers for The Emerald Tablet on Nov. 28

Cult of Orpheus is excited to announce the wonderful singers who will be premiering new music at The Old Church on November 28. The Emerald Tablet, a new work for string quartet and vocal quartet, will feature baritone Damien Geter, tenor Joe Soto, mezzo-soprano Sadie Gregg, and soprano Jocelyn Claire Thomas. Daphne, an opera miniature

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New Live Recording: Venus Novena for String Quartet

“Venus Novena” is a single-movement short work for string quartet, written to accompany aesthetic pole dance. A live performance at Star Theater Portland was recorded on December 16, 2016. The dance was performed by Nikki Diesel. The music is played by Nick Shaddow (viola), Betsy Goy (cello), Chris Fotinakis (violin) and Sharon Cannon (violin). Now

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The Viva’s Holiday FAQ

As we head into our final four shows of 2016, the makers of Portland’s most user-friendly opera have come up with this list of Frequently Asked Questions. VIVA’S HOLIDAY FAQ 1. Is this a real opera? – YES! 2. Is there a real orchestra? – YES! 3. Is it in English? – YES! 4. Is

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Four more shows, Dec. 14-17! Information on Dec. 8 cancellation

We had a great opening of the 2016 run of Viva’s Holiday! You still have four chances to see this show, which has most recently been recommended by the Portland Mercury as well as Portland Monthly Magazine. Tickets: Wed. Dec. 14: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-14 Thurs. Dec. 15: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-15 Fri. Dec. 16: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-16 Sat. Dec. 17: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-17 DECEMBER

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Press Release: Viva’s Holiday, Portland’s favorite local opera, returns for six nights in December

Summary for event calendars:   Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act   Star Theater Portland • 13 NW 6th Ave   December 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17   9 pm • 21+   http://vivas-holiday.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2016 Portland, Oregon VIVA’S HOLIDAY, A NEW PORTLAND FAVORITE, PLAYS SIX NIGHTS IN DECEMBER Second annual performance also features

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