December 02, 2016

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earth Earth Day 2016 – Recycled Music

Posted April 20, 2016 by

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” – Charles Caleb Colton. In celebration of Earth Day 2016, All Classical Portland is highlighting the most green composers and some of the most famously recycled pieces of classical music. Perhaps John... More

w.FirstBlogPost Getting Into the Swing Of It: 2016 Spring Drive

Posted March 17, 2016 by

Although I participated in the Spring Drive in various capacities, as a go-fer and brief “gatekeeper”, I was initially daunted when tasked with answering phones; I didn’t want to misrepresent All Classical Portland by providing the wrong information... More

James Horner feature photo for blog post James Horner Leaves Listeners a Lifetime of Music

Posted June 30, 2015 by

The American composer James Horner, who composed more than 100 film scores, including “Titanic,” “Apollo 13,” “Braveheart” and “Avatar” passed away June 22 at the age of 61. Horner was a classically trained musician and scholar, who began... More

cuba Thoughts on Cuba

Posted April 7, 2015 by

Our trip to Cuba with Earthbound Expeditions was a success.  The only complaint that I heard was that we were overfed.  I have heard worse. Of course, Cuba is not like Puerto Rico or St. Martin, or any... More

New Scenery, New Sounds

Posted July 1, 2014 by

It’s the first day of July, and the ninth day of our residence in Suite 200 of the Hampton Opera Center.  If you’ve visited the All Classical Portland Facebook page recently, then you’ve no doubt seen some of... More

Alison Roper Extended interview: OBT dancer Alison Roper

Posted April 17, 2014 by

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)... More