July 25, 2014


Thursdays @ Three

We’re excited to announce our newest in-house production: Thursdays @ Three with Robert McBride! Each week we’ll welcome a small audience into our new facility to witness a short live performance with featured musical guests. Our first broadcast is Thursday the 24th. Want to get on the guest list? Make your reservation here. Visit the Thursdays […]

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An Appalachian Christmas

Tickets for An Appalachian Christmas with Mark O’Connor & Friends are on sale! This year’s performance is December 22 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Click here to get your tickets. All Classical Members save $5! Make your gift now to get the discount code in your thank-you email.

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Swashbuckling Matinee

This weekend on Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers Korngold’s score to Robin Hood, Bryn Terfel belting out two songs from South Pacific, and an assortment of other goodies that include the Gypsy Baron Overture and Jerome Kern’s Swing Time ballet. All that plus the talents of Placido, Pavarotti, Bartoli and Netrebko as well. The […]

The Score

Summer Blockbusters

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone samples music from movies designed to have mass appeal — and earn lots of money. That doesn’t preclude them from having great scores, however, and we’ll hear themes from some, including Godzilla, Maleficent and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The program airs at 2 […]


Art of the Tuileries Garden

Paris comes to the Park Blocks with an international exhibition at the Portland Art Museum celebrating the Tuileries Garden. Exploring the art, design and evolution of Paris’ most famous garden, it also celebrates its designer, André Le Nôtre — best known for his grand perspectives and symmetry at the chateaux gardens of Versailles. Get more information and plan […]

On Deck

On Deck with Jimmy Brown

This 18-year-old graduate of Reynolds High School just aged out of both the Portland Youth Philharmonic, where he played viola; and the Pacific Youth Choir, where he sang baritone. We’ll talk to Jimmy about what’s next for him: attending the University of Oregon to study music education. We’ll also hear him sing a selection from Schubert’s Die Winterreise, as […]


Britt Festival

Founded in 1963, the Britt Classical Festival features a professional orchestra of 90 musicians who come from all over the United States for a three-week stay in Southern Oregon. This year’s series, under new Music Director Teddy Abrams, includes seven concerts featuring, among others, violinist Augustin Hadelich, Béla Fleck on banjo, and vocalist Storm Large. […]

Club Mod

50 Years of Nonesuch

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride celebrates a half century of the innovative label. We’ll hear Gershwin playing Gershwin, John Adams in a foxtrot, the Kronos Quartet performing Jimi Hendrix, and guitarist Bill Frisell’s reimagining of Copland’s Billy the Kid. The program airs at 8 p.m. on July 26.


CMNW Summer Fest

Chamber Music Northwest’s Summer Festival heads into its last weeked, which includes a finale featuring a performance of Mozart’s Gran Partita. Get more information and reserve tickets from CMNW.

The Tempest

O Brave New World

Portland Shakespeare Project stages The Tempest with a bit of a twist, featuring Linda Alper as Prospera. Michael Mendelson directs the production, which runs July 9 through August 3 on the Alder Stage of Artists Repertory Theatre. Check with PSP for showtimes and ticket reservations.