September 30, 2014


Win a Trip to Cuba!

Our Fall On-Air Fundraiser runs October 1-10. Get your name in the hat now for a fabulous grand prize trip to Cuba with All Classical host Ed Goldberg and Earthbound Expeditions! Make a contribution now to be entered into the drawing. You can also make your gift via phone at 1-888-899-KQAC, mail it to us, or stop by […]


Thursdays @ Three

On the next Thursdays @ Three, we’ll hear Nancy Ives, prinicipal cellist of the Oregon Symphony, accompanied by pianist Cary Lewis, in music by Fauré, Bruch and Rachmaninoff. Audience reservations for that program are completely filled, so to be part of a future live broadcast, make certain to RSVP as early as possible. Seats are still available for the […]

Symphony Hall

Oxford Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Tuesday, one featured work is Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 92, known at the Oxford. We’ll also hear J.S. Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite, a violin sonata by Mozart, and Arthur Foote’s Suite in E. Catch these works and much more on the […]

Opera on Screen

Opera on Screen

Portland Opera and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry present a series of high-definition film screenings of recent productions from the San Francisco Opera on selected Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons through October 19. The series opens on September 5 with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and includes Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Puccini’s La Rondine, and Samson and Delilah […]


Water, Water Everywhere

The Vancouver Symphony pays tribute to the life-giving fluid that is so much a part of our Northwest environment in a concert program built around the theme of water. Maestro Salvador Brotons leads the orchestra in Debussy’s La Mer, Mississippi Suite by Grofé, The Moldau by Smetana and Johann Strauss, Jr.’s Blue Danube. Two peformances in Skyview Concert Hall: October […]


PBO Opens with Handel

Portland Baroque Orchestra begins a new season with Alexander Wiemann as guest director and harpsichordist in a program including arias and duets by Handel featuring acclaimed coloratura soprano Amanda Forsythe in her Portland debut and lush-voiced mezzo-soprano Hannah, plus selections from the composer’s Op. 6 Concerti Grossi. Pre-concert talk begins one hour before the concert. Three […]

The Piano Lesson

The Piano Lesson

For its sixth production from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, Portland Playhouse offers The Piano Lesson, widely considered Wilson’s greatest work. Winner of the Pulitzer, Tony, and Peabody awards when it premiered in 1990, the play transports us to post-Depression, Great Migration-era Pittsburgh in 1936. Boy Willie returns home with a plan to sell his family’s […]


Intimate Apparel

Artists Repertory Theatre begins its new season with the Portland premiere of this riveting play by Lynn Nottage. Esther, an African-American seamstress living in New York in 1905, creates exquisite lingerie for a variety of clients, whom she befriends across differences of race, religion and class, all while yearning for a different for herself. Michael […]

Celebration Works

Cascadia Composers Featured

Original works by members of Cascadia Composers are offered in the first Celebration Works concert of the season. The performances feature music for winds, strings and voices, and the First Presbyterian Church Chamber Choir, under the direction of Greg Homza, will sing four new choral works. Cascadia Composers was founded in 2008 and is organized under the umbrella […]

OBT 25

OBT 25

Oregon Ballet Theater kicks off its celebration of 25 years of thrilling dance with a program dedicated to the company’s rich history and exciting future. Included are excerpts from the three choreographers who most shaped OBT over the past quarter century: Christopher Stowell, Trey McIntyre and James Canfield. In addition, George Balanchine’s masterwork, Agon, returns to […]