Locally Produced Programs
Music and the movies delightfully combine as host Edmund Stone explores the classical music that enhances what we see on the screen. The Score plays every Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Find out more about the show at TheScore.org.
Thursdays @ Three
Each week, All Classical Portland presents Thursdays @ Three, live broadcast concerts showcasing local musicians, arts partners, and visiting artists. Senior Announcer Robert McBride hosts the lively format of music-making and conversation for members of an intimate studio audience. That’s what we call Building Cultural Community!
Saturday host Ed Goldberg leads a parade of favorites–a vibrant mix of opera, show tunes, great film themes, comic operettas and even American band music. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays when The Met is away.
Northwest Previews, with host Andrea Murray and with interviews by All Classical on-air staff, highlights outstanding classical events in the Portland area for the coming week. The one-hour program airs weekly on Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Host Robert McBride explores modernism, past and present, on this two-hour show, which airs at 8 p.m. every Saturday.
On Deck with Young Musicians
Host Christa Wessel showcases the incredibly talented young musicians who live and perform in the Pacific Northwest. This locally produced program features auditions, performances, and various summer camp opportunities for young musicians, and also explores our community’s musically-involved kids. On Deck airs Saturdays at 5PM.
Played in Oregon
Played in Oregon, with host Brandi Parisi, celebrates the music and music makers of the live classical music scene in Oregon. The one-hour weekly program airs Sundays at 1 p.m.
Backstage at the Opera
Backstage at the Opera is hosted by Brandi Parisi and the Portland Opera’s Christopher Mattaliano. This program precedes the first Metropolitan Opera Broadcast of each month.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the the “Big Five.” Founded in 1891, the Symphony makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with your host Lisa Simeone, brings unparalleled live performances to our airwaves every Saturday evening from 6 to 8.
What do Chopin and Corelli have in common with Chick Corea and John Corigliano? Listen to Composers Datebook and find out!
Composers Datebook, with host John Zech, is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events with appropriate and accessible music related to each. Composers Datebook airs seven days a week at 9 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.
Click this Composers Datebook link for more information.
Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.
The Metropolitan Opera Saturday broadcasts air every Saturday morning throughout the season at 10 a.m.
More information can be found on the Metropolitan Opera website: http://www.metopera.org/Season/Radio/
New York Philharmonic
The weekly New York Philharmonic radio concert series, hosted by Alec Baldwin, airs on Sunday evenings from 6 to 8. Syndicated to more than 300 radio stations nationally by the WFMT Radio Network, the New York Philharmonic makes its home in Avery Fisher Hall, in New York’s Lincoln Center. Alan Gilbert, named to lead the Philharmonic at the start of the 2009-10 season, is among the youngest music directors in the orchestra’s 168-year history, and the first who is a native New Yorker. Mr Gilbert succeeded Lorin Maazel, who served as music director from 2002.