The Choral Arts Ensemble of Portland, formerly directed by the late Roger O. Doyle and now under the artistic direction of David De Lyser, performing and fine arts, is presenting two concerts featuring the music of internationally-renowned composer Ola Gjeilo, with the composer himself at the piano. “Luminous Night of the Soul; The Music of Ola Gjeilo,” will be presented on Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m. at Saint Philip Neri Parish, 2408 SE 16th Ave., in Portland. De Lyser describes Gjeilo’s work as “choral music that is symphonic, cinematic and immediately accessible.” Also joining the ensemble will be local trumpeter Thomas Barber.
Choral Arts Ensemble of Portland
The University of Portland Orchestra closes the 2012-2013 concert season with “Light out of Shadow,” a joint concert with the Choral Arts Ensemble of Portland. Performances are Saturday, April 20, at All Saints Parish, 3847 NE Glisan St., Portland, and Tuesday, April 23, in Buckley Center Auditorium, both at 7:30 p.m. The groups will perform Morten Lauridsen’s dramatic Lux Aeterna and Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5. Free Admission to the BC Auditorium concert only to UP employees and students with ID at the door; all other tickets can be purchased at caeportland.com or 503-488-3834.