Cascadia Composers present THE ĄRCƠ-PDX DEBUT CONCERT! ĄRCƠ-PDX stands for Amplified Repertory Chamber Orchestra of Portland. We bring you high-quality orchestral music performed by memory, with attitude, on a rock-concert stage. Amped up loud enough so you can dance, shout, order a drink without disturbing anyone. All while keeping true to the composer’s intent. Top it off with state-of-the-art intelligent lighting in sync with the music, to create an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experience!
This concert is a proof of principle—that anyone can appreciate classical music as long as it’s produced for today’s consumer. We’re simply taking classical music to the 21st century! For our debut concert, we celebrate the 300th birth-year of C.P.E. Bach with movements from his two cello concerti and three of his symphonies, along with new music by Cascadia Composers member and ĄRCƠ-PDX founder Mike Hsu. Skip VonKuske of Portland Cello Project will join us as soloist.
Virtuoso accordionist Kiran Moorty will open the night with his mesmerizing renditions of classical and Tango hits.
Tickets: $13 in advance, $15 at the door