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April 23, 2014

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Portland musicians Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte's new CD Music Director Musings #2

Posted April 17, 2014 by

Greg Ewer is founder and director of 45th Parallel, and a violinist in the Oregon Symphony.  Adam LaMotte is founder of a new ensemble named The Orchestra, and is a member of Portland Baroque Orchestra.  Both musicians have... More


Alison Roper Extended interview: OBT dancer Alison Roper

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In this wide-ranging interview, veteran dancer Alison Roper discusses her impending retirement from the Oregon Ballet Theater. She talks openly about the transition from stage to office (she'll be taking on an administrative and teaching role at OBT) and... More


Sono Luminus Music Director Musings #1

Posted February 27, 2014 by

Adagio for Strings is one of the best-known works by Samuel Barber.  It’s arguably one of the most famous pieces of American classical music ever.  It’s less-well known as its original use: the slow movement to his string... More


Christa Wessell Get To Know The Hosts: Christa Wessel

Posted January 23, 2014 by

As All Classical Portland’s mid-morning host, Christa Wessel has brightened up the workdays of many listeners with her distinctively bubbly voice. When she’s not on air, she can usually be found interviewing local artists for Northwest Previews, or... More


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Posted December 12, 2013 by

If you stay up all night listening to All Classical Portland, you might be familiar with the voice of Andrea Murray, who hosts the coveted 12 to 5 am slot. During the day, Andrea can usually be found... More


John and Hali Nov. 27, 2013 Get To Know The Hosts: John Pitman

Posted November 27, 2013 by

John Pitman has been working at All Classical Portland since 1983, back when the station was little more than a small FM booth inside a converted classroom. After taking a radio station class at Benson Polytechnic and working... More


Takcs+Quartet Takacs Quartet

Posted November 25, 2013 by

Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire. Friends of Chamber... More


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Posted November 5, 2013 by

All Classical Portland is pleased to bring Mark O'Connor to Portland this Holiday Season for two amazing events! An Appalachian Christmas Concert, perfect for the whole family A three day intensive seminar for music teachers on The O'Connor Method for Strings See below for... More


Christa Wessel takes a break to pose for a photo. Behind the Scenes at All Classical’s Fall Fundraiser

Posted October 17, 2013 by

Last week, as Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik played through the offices at All Classical, everyone found themselves humming along, perhaps involuntarily, to the iconic opening bars. Being continually surrounded by classical music, the All Classical staff is very... More


Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994) Lutosławski at 100

Posted August 22, 2013 by

As the Bard Festival in New York concluded over the weekend, we are reminded again of the importance and multifariousness of its subject this year, Igor Stravinsky.  As his iconic Rite of Spring turned 100 this year, the... More