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March 24, 2017

Nominate your radio station!

Nominate All Classical Portland for Willamette Week’s Best of Portland 2017! Your favorite station is running in TWO categories so cast your vote in both: Best Radio Station (General) and Best Radio Station (Music) Consider also voting in the Best Radio Program category with a nomination for “The Score,” “Thursdays @ Three,” or “Northwest Previews,” and for Best… More

We have a winner!

We are thrilled to announce the winner for our Grand Prize Trip to Santa Fe – Donna from Banks, Oregon, a sustaining donor since 2013 and a donor since 2006! This Grand Prize is generously donated by Collette Vacations. She is an opera lover and is thrilled to have won the trip! Donna has invited her good… More

Travel with us this Summer

Join All Classical Portland Music Director John Pitman this July 30 – August 5 in Santa Fe for an amazing small group tour loaded with music! Performances included on this tour: Lucia di Lammermoor at Santa Fe Opera The Orion String Quartet at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Alcina at Santa Fe Opera Bruch String Octet at Santa… More

OSO CD Broadcast Premiere!

This Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm, All Classical Portland presents a special “rollout” broadcast of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra’s newly released all-Haydn CD! Host Brandi Parisi has interviewed maestro Carlos Kalmar about the project and will incorporate key insights from the conductor alongside the music. Haydn Symphonies, follows other recent albums from the symphony including “Spirit of the American… More

Thursdays @ Three

Now in their 27th season, The Portland Symphonic Girlchoir’s Encore Singers experience the challenge of mastering complex and exciting music; make lifelong friends in a unique musical community; work with world-class choirs, composers, and conductors; and perform beautifully. Directing are Founding Artistic and Executive Director Roberta Q. Jackson and Co-Conductor & Vocal Coach Debra D. Burgess…. More

Northwest Previews

The Portland Cello Project just got back from a trip to Alaska, where they met some interesting people, including a group of cello-playing prison inmates. Host Andrea Murray will talk with Cello Project co-founder Douglas Jenkins. And: A young composer writes an unflattering review of a chamber concert.  Instead of getting angry, the concert organizer… More

John Pitman Recommends…

The Canadian pianist, Jan Lisiecki first garnered the attention of critics in 2010 (the bicentenary of Chopin’s birth) with a recording of the Polish composer’s piano concertos. The recording caught Deutsche Grammophon’s attention, and they signed the teen pianist right away. Mozart and Schumann works soon followed. Now Lisiecki (whose parents are Polish) returns to… More

Met Opera: Idomeneo

“Here is the Met at its best. … James Levine conducts, drawing a refined and affecting performance from the great Met orchestra and chorus and an impressive cast” (New York Times). Matthew Polenzani gives a “poignant, gripping performance” (New York Times) as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote “exudes noble passion… More

The Score: A Marvel-ous Adventure

Note that this week the Score airs at 3 pm Saturday March 25, rather than the usual 2 pm! This due to the length of the Met Opera broadcast. This week host Edmund Stone brings the superhero sound of Marvel Comics, including Spider-Man, Captain America, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy and many more.  We embark… More

Portland’5: National Geographic Live – The Mystery of our Human Story

It is no exaggeration to say that paleoanthropologist Lee Berger’s 2013 discovery of Homo naledi signaled a profound shift in our understanding of human evolution. In a secret chamber of the remote Rising Star cave system near Johannesburg, South Africa, a massive collection of bones was discovered by his explorers assisted by recreational cavers. So… More