Saturday, August 20, 2016
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.
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.