The University of Portland Orchestra will perform Saturday, Dec. 1 on campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. The concert, set for Buckley Center Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., is free. The orchestra will perform music for a winter’s evening, with works from Rimsky-Korsakov’s complete Christmas Eve suite from his opera of the same name and Leontovych’s "Carol of the Bells." Also featured will be Reed’s Russian Christmas Music, as well as excerpts from Berlioz’s "L’Enfance du Christ" and Brahm’s "There is a Rose in Flower."
The university's Wind Symphony and Women’s Chorale concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 in Buckley Center Auditorium. On the bill is “Music for a Winter’s Afternoon,” including a transcription of Carl Orff’s "Carmina Burana" and "Ára Bátur," originally written and performed by the Icelandic band Sigur Rós.