August 01, 2015


Introducing… Suzanne Nance!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Suzanne Nance will join and round out our existing world class broadcast team as Program Director and On-Air Host! Proclaimed the “Queen of Classical” by Maine’s Portland Press Herald, Nance is an award-winning broadcaster, soprano, actor and arts ambassador who has produced and hosted dozens of radio and TV programs […]


Book Project: “we love this music”

Get your young musician in this beautiful book! In an effort to find innovative off-air fundraising approaches, for the first time ever, All Classical Portland is partnering with Charles Fine Art Portraits in a unique project dedicated to the talented young musicians of our region. Together, we are creating a beautiful coffee table book which […]

store spotlight

New Gift Shop!

Did you know we now have a gift shop carrying a selection of station produced CDs and logo items? Visit our online shop today, or stop by and check it out in person. It’s the perfect place to purchase gifts for the music lovers on your list!

Saturday Matinee

Placido to Papageno

On this weekend’s Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers Placido Domingo in a pair of Spanish songs and concludes the program with a suite of arias from The Magic Flute. In between, we’ll also hear soprano Dame Emma Kirby in Handel’s “Capricious Man” and an American composer’s tribute to Big D — Dallas, that is […]

Portland Wind Symphony

PWS in Concert

Portland Wind Symphony presents a program with guest conductor Pat Vandehey, featuring euphonium soloist Al Torres in Carnival of Venice. Sunday, August 2 at 6pm in downtown Portland’s Director Park.

The Score

Summer Blockbusters

For the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone has lined up music from films that are expected to break box office records this summer. From Jurassic World and The Avengers: Age of Ultron to Pixar’s Inside Out and Minions, we’ll hear themes from this host of anticipated favorites. The program airs at 2 p.m. on […]

VSO Free Concert

VSO Free Concert

The Vancouver Symphony kicks off its 37th Season with a free, family-friendly outdoor concert in the Ester Short Park band shell. Guest conductor Nir Kabaretti leads the orchestra and members of Opera Quest Northwest, with OPB’s April Baer acting as emcee. Selections include highlights from The Barber of Seville, Carmen and La bohème, as well […]

On Deck

On Deck with Rose Rogers

This cheerful sixteen-year-old bassoonist performs with the Portland Youth Philharmonic and placed second in Oregon’s State Solo Competition. When it comes to planning a future career, however, Rose’s focus is on the visual rather than the musical arts. She shares her aspirations and more with host Christa Wessel when the program airs at 5 p.m. on August 1.


Free Music in the Parks

Maestro Lajos Balogh leads the Portland Festival Symphony in its thirty-fifth year of presenting live classical music in local parks. These concerts have become a summer tradition, offering families the opportunity to introduce their children to music while having fun in a natural setting. This summer’s repertoire includes Bartók, Beethoven, Mozart and more, plus a special piece in […]

Club Mod

And the Winners Were…

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride spotlights some of this year’s Classical Grammy Awards. He’ll have excerpts from a Hilary Hahn disc, plus Timothy McAllister as soloist in John Adams’ Saxophone Concerto, and a performance of A Whole Distant World by Henri Dutilleux. We’ll also hear guitarist Jason Vieaux, as well as orchestras from Seattle, St. Louis […]