January 18, 2017

Sustainer Month

All Classical Portland’s 5,577 Sustaining Donors are students and retirees, longtime listeners and new fans. They live in the Pacific Northwest, Florida, Canada, and even Italy! Some are musicians themselves, while others are new to classical music entirely. This month, to honor them, several Sustainers shared their stories about what the music means to them. These touching, minute-long… More

Rent All Classical Portland!

Did you know that All Classical Portland’s beautiful and spacious studios are available to rent, in part or in full? Consider adding style and convenience to your next event – whether it’s a board meeting, rehearsal, or surprise party (!) – by hosting it in our convenient location on the banks of the Willamette River. Danish minimalist design… More

John Pitman Recommends

Being Russian, conductor Semyon Bychkov seems naturally to be drawn to the music of his countrymen, including Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. However, the maestro would argue that Tchaikovsky’s music is everyone’s music. While the Tchaikovsky Project that Mr. Bychkov has just launched has personal meaning for the conductor, and is embarking on this multi-year, multimedia endeavor… More

Thursdays @ Three

Host Robert McBride presents Chameleon Winds and Pablo Sáinz Villegas. Flutist Abby Mages, oboist Alan Juza, clarinetist Sean Kelleher, bassoonist Nicole Buetti and French horn player Daniel Partridge make up Chameleon Winds, a colorful wind quintet. They will be joined by guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas. Praised as “the soul of the Spanish guitar, Sáinz Villegas has become… More

Met Opera: Roméo et Juliette

When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. The production, by director Bartlett Sher,… More

The Score: Secret Identities

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone brings us people in movies with secret identities, including Superman, The Lone Ranger, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Catch Me If You Can.  Program airs Saturday January 21 at 2 pm.

Portland Piano International

With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, pianist Natasha Paremski reveals remarkable virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities. She continues to generate excitement as she wins over audiences with her musical sensibility and flawless technique. Natasha has performed with major orchestras in North America including Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San… More

Oregon Symphony: The Pines of Rome

Laureate Music Director James DePreist made Respighi’s majestic Pines of Rome an Oregon Symphony signature. Enjoy it now with Music Director Carlos Kalmar’s deft touch. Add to that a performance from one of our favorite soloists, Alban Gerhardt, and you’ve got a night to remember. Program includes – Franck: The Breezes (Les Éolides) Dutilleux: A Whole Distant… More

Portland’5 Pablo Sainz Villegas

Portland’5 and Portland Classic Guitar present Pablo Sainz Villegas. Praised as “the soul of the Spanish guitar”, Pablo Sáinz Villegas has become a worldwide sensation known as this generation’s great guitarist. With his “virtuosic playing characterized by irresistible exuberance” as described by The New York Times, his interpretations conjure the passion, playfulness, and drama of his homeland’s rich musical… More

BodyVox: Urban Meadow

Urban Meadow features dances of sweeping beauty, intense physicality, and irreverent humor. Ranging from the mysterious to the romantic to the hilarious, Urban Meadow represents all the facets of BodyVox in an unforgettable program of dance theater that includes an extensive surprise that the company is keeping top secret and under wraps. Invite your friends… More