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Expect the Extraordinary.

Welcome to our 43rd Annual Summer Festival!
This summer, CMNW gathers some of the world's most distinguished artists for five exhilarating weeks of inspired performances at Portland's most intimate venues. All ticketed concerts are listed below.
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Week 1


Monday, July 1
Kaul Auditorium, 8 pm

Tuesday, July 2
Catlin Gabel School, 8 pm

Pioneers of Paris

The contagiously energetic Imani Winds has sold out every CMNW performance on record! Don't miss them tonight in their brand new arrangement of "The Rite of Spring," and with Anna Polonsky in Poulenc's spirited Sextet for Winds and Piano.

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Thursday, July 4
Kaul Auditorium, 8 pm

Turning Points

CMNW salutes five iconic American composers born in 1938 on the occasion of our nation's birthday! Husband and wife duo Bill Bolcom and Joan Morris add to an evening of American music.

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Saturday, July 6
Kaul Auditorium, 8 pm

Sunday, July 7
St. Mary's Academy, 4 pm

A Sense of Place

From Portland-based jazz pianist/composer Darrell Grant, "The Territory" is a suite for nine musicians combining improvisation, composition and narrative to explore the connection between music and place, drawing on sounds, images and stories of the Pacific Northwest and its diverse communities.

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