Sounds of Home Calendar

Explore these events related to the topics of immigration, the environment, and homelessness, presented by Sounds of Home partner organizations across the community.

January 20–February 18, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre | Magellanica

In 1985, scientists and engineers from around the world converge at the South Pole Research Station to figure out, among other things, if there really is a hole in the sky. 

February 6, 2018

Oregon Symphony | Musical Reflections of Oregon’s Ecosystem

A free community event that explores the diversity and wonder found in Oregon’s natural environment.

February 24–May 20, 2018

Portland Art Museum | Common Ground

Photographs by Fazal Sheikh from 1989–2013, drawing attention to the displaced around the world

March 4, 2018

Metropolitan Youth Symphony | Arabian Nights

The world premiere of an overture by MYS violinist and composer Katie Palka tells a story of the environment.

March 9, 2018

Chamber Music Northwest | Curtis on Tour

Rising-star artists perform music composed by first-generation Americans: Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and George Gershwin.

April 21–22, 2018

Oregon Repertory Singers | Israel in Egypt

Handel’s “Israel in Egypt” for double choir and orchestra recounts the Passover story, one of the oldest immigration stories known to man.

May 3–26, 2018

Milagro | Watsonville: Some Place Not Here

Working Chicana women fight against unfair wages, persecution based on citizenship status, and threats to their families’ safety.

May 12–14, 2018

Oregon Symphony | Joshua Bell

The world’s most famous violinist performs Bernstein’s Serenade, described as a “love piece” by the composer, on a program exploring the topic of homelessness.