July 28, 2014

Locally Produced Programs


The Score

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

These intimate weekly broadcast concerts will showcase local musicians, arts partners, and those visiting Portland in a lively format of music making & conversation. Each program will last close to an hour.

Members of a small studio audience will be able to join us in our broadcast facilities located in the Hampton Opera Center to watch and listen these exciting, intimate studio concerts, broadcast live and in real time. That’s what we call Building Cultural Community!

Want to be in our studio audience? Head on over to the Studio Audience Request form.

Upcoming Performances (list is subject to change)

7/31/2014 Sarah Kwak, violin / Cary Lewis, Piano

8/7/2014  Dale Tolliver, Cello / Susan McDaniel, Piano

8/14/2014 – Alyona Aksyonova, Piano / James Waldo, Cellist / Greg Ewer, Violinist


Susan McDaniel: Resident Pianist, All Classical Portland 

mcdaniel-headshotSusan McDaniel has appeared widely as a soloist and chamber musician, including recitals in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. She received a B.A. in music from Linfield College, where she studied with Jill Timmons, and a M.M. in vocal accompanying from Manhattan School of Music, where she was a student of Warren Jones. While at Manhattan, she also studied chamber music with Isidore Cohen and Ruth Laredo and Baroque performance practice with Kenneth Cooper. Susan has been a member of the music staff at Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, and Utah Festival Opera as well as music director and pianist for the San Diego Opera Ensemble, Off-Center Opera (Seattle), and Puget Sound Concert Opera. A third-generation native Oregonian, Susan is thrilled to be a part of our area’s diverse and vibrant musical community.


Saturday Matinee

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

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.


Club Mod

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, with host Christopher Mattaliano, airs the first Saturday of every month, 30 minutes prior to the Metropolitan Opera Radio broadcast, usually at 9:30 a.m.

Syndicated Programs


Chicago Symphony

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.


Composers Datebook

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.


Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.  Margaret Juntwait, pictured, is the series’s host, joined by commentator Ira Siff.

The Metropolitan Opera Saturday broadcasts air every Saturday morning throughout the season at 10 a.m. (unless otherwise noted). Click this Metropolitan Opera link for more information.


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.