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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

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