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Concerts at Timberline, Oneonta tunnel part of 10-concert Noack series


The Oneonta tunnel will turn into an amphitheater on Aug. 24 as part of the 10-concert Hunter Noack music series.

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The Oneonta tunnel will turn into an amphitheater on Aug. 24 as part of the 10-concert Hunter Noack music series.

Hunter Noack is launching an outdoor music series, “In a Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild,” a 10-day run of live piano and chamber music using wireless headphone technology to bring concert hall acoustics to the great outdoors.

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Cellist Pansy Chang and violinist Nicholas Crosa will join Noack for most of the concerts. Pink Martini singer China Forbes and tenor Carl Halvorson will also make a few appearances.

Featuring the music of Chopin, Schubert, Ravel and Liszt, interspersed with the texts of Opal Whiteley, Hilda Conkling, Walt Whitman and William Stafford, “In a Landscape” takes place between Aug. 20 and Sept. 1 at the following parks and WPA sites across Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties:

• Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at Vista House at Crown Point, featuring China Forbes

• Sunday, Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. at Timberline Lodge, featuring Nicholas Crosa and Pansy Chang

• Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at Tryon Creek State Park, featuring Nicholas Crosa and Pansy Chang

• Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. at Oneonta Tunnel in the Columbia River Gorge, featuring Carl Halvorson, Nicholas Crosa and Pansy Chang

Additional concerts are Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at Stevens Pavilion at Hoyt Arboretum; Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at Henry Hagg Lake near Gaston; Aug. 29 at noon at Director Park in downtown Portland; Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at Stein-Boozier Barn at Park in Wilsonville; and Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at Cathedral Park in Portland.

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