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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

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

microphone Get To Know The Hosts: Andrea Murray

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

d36083_d891b62d89dfee7bf55dc71b8e5a1044 Mark O’Connor 2013

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... 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