November 26, 2014

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Comfort & Joy

The eighth installment of our annual winter compilation is available now and it’s full of delightful, seasonal gems! Reserve your copy today by making a donation at the $150 level ($12.50/month). Call 1-888-899-5722 or make your gift online today.

Open House

Holiday Open House!

We would like to invite all our friends and listeners to join us for a festive Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 3rd, 4-7pm, at our offices at 211 SE Caruthers St., Suite 200. Chat with your favorite hosts, tour our beautiful new studios, connect with fellow listeners, purchase holiday gifts, savor yummy treats, enjoy carols […]

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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 donors save $5. Make your gift now to get the discount code in your thank-you email.


John Pitman’s CD reviews blog

Discover quality new recordings through John Pitman’s CD reviews blog, featuring newly released recordings of classical music. As the music director of All Classical, John auditions dozens of new CDs every month, focusing on titles that stand out in terms of performance, repertoire or recording quality. Get a behind-the-scenes perspective on what drives the aesthetics of our programming, and some […]


Thursdays @ Three

Our next Thursdays @ Three won’t be until December 4, to make way for special Thanksgiving Day programming on All Classical. When host Robert McBride returns with a live broadcast, it will be in the company of cellist Hamilton Cheifetz and pianist Julia Hwakyu Lee, who perform Ernest Bloch’s emotionally charged From Jewish Life and Beethoven’s beloved […]

ART Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Noël Coward’s comic play in a production directed by Christopher Liam Moore. With ghosts who are decidedly not Dickensian, this masterpiece haunts the holiday season, with an eccentric clairvoyant inadvertently summoning a titular spirit from the beyond, leading to supernatural mischief in this farce that is perfect for escaping the real madness of yuletide. Suitable for ages […]

Portland Ballet

Mother Goose & Toyshop

Portland Ballet offers a double bill of John Clifford works over Thanksgiving Weekend: the popular Enchanted Toyshop and the premiere of Tales from Mother Goose. The Portland State University Orchestra, directed by Ken Selden, plays music by Ravel and Rossini arranged by Respighi in six performances at 1 and 5 p.m. in Portland State University’s Lincoln […]

Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Portland Playhouse brings back its portrayal of Dickens’ classic yuletide ghost story, an authentic, music-filled journey to nineteenth-century London, where which a miserly Scrooge learns his lesson and Tiny Tim has the last word. Directed by Cristi Miles, the performances run December 4 through 28. Check with PP for showtimes and ticket reservations. (Photo © Brude Giles)


MYS Opener

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra kicks off its season with an all-Russian program featuring Glinka’s Ruslan and Ludmila Overture and the Fourth Symphony of Tchaikovsky. The Interlude and Concert Orchestras, as well as Year Two Beginning Strings, also appear. December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Get more information and reserve tickets from […]

Russian Concert

A Russian Concert

In this program, the Wind Symphony of the University of Portland presents the American premiere of Boris Kozhevnikov’s First Symphony and junior oboist Janna Riley solos with the ensemble in Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Variations on a Theme of Glinka. Sharing the stage with the UP group will be Ana Stasia & Co., a contemporary Russian/English band. The concert is free, but tickets […]