December 03, 2016


An Appalachian Christmas

Featuring the O’Connor Band With special guest Nancy Ives! “With all the hustle and bustle associated with this time of year, it’s a real joy to find something so simple and pure as this holiday offering from Mark O’Connor.”- The Daily Local News, PA   “All Christmas music should be played so elegantly on violin”… More


Holiday Shopping

To make your holiday shopping a breeze, All Classical Portland has put together four holiday packages. There’s one designed for cooks, one designed for movie buffs and fans of The Score, music for the season and cozy winter apparel. Check out all four in our Online Gift Shop. Make sure you have something for everyone on your list!


Classical Countdown to 2017!

‘Tis the season to vote for YOUR favorite piece of classical music. Take our survey to choose and rank your top five works — and if you don’t see your choices on the list, it’s easy to write them in. We’ll start playing the winners at 8 a.m. on December 31 and then share the top selections from 9 p.m. to midnight…. More


Gratitude On Demand

This Thanksgiving All Classical Portland shared special messages from the All Classical Gratitude Line on the air. These heartfelt dedications and inspirational stories are woven together with especially festive programming to create a uniquely beautiful and deeply moving aural tapestry of thanks. The 2016 Gratitude Line program is now available in the audio archive for two weeks! Share these wonderful messages… More

Thursdays at Three

Thursdays @ Three

Robert McBride hosts pianist and composer Ian Guthrie. Most recently, Guthrie received first prize in the Washington State Music Teachers National Association Composers Competition and third prize in the Great Composers Competition: Masters of Piano Sonata. His works have been performed by groups such as Indaco String Quartet, fEARnoMUSIC, Portland’s Metropolitan Youth Symphony, the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, and… More


Met Opera: Manon Lescaut

The 86th season of the New York Metropolitan Opera broadcasts starts this Saturday with Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. Anna Netrebko performs in the title role, a heroine as alluring and irresistible as her adored city of Paris. Marcelo Álvarez is her obsessed lover in the opera that made Puccini famous, showcased in Richard Eyre’s heated,1940s film noir–inspired production,… More


The Score: Great Speeches

Films sometimes include rousing impromptu speeches and historical calls to arms.  Host Edmund Stone will include speeches and scores from The King’s Speech, Independence Day and Henry V. Do listen this Saturday at 2pm.


Club Mod LIVE

Tune in as host Robert McBride presents a special Club Mod LIVE this Saturday beginning at 8pm, inspired by the Oregon Symphony’s first performance of Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony. Quintessential music by Olivier Messiaen, Debussy, Saariaho, Stockhausen and local composers for various combinations of flute, cello and piano. Performers include Amelia Lukas, Valdine Mishkin, and Monica… More


On Deck with Young Musicians

This Saturday host Christa Wessel talks with Katherine DesCamp-Renner, a 17-year old high school senior who credits her choir with saving her life. In the depths of depression what kept Kat going was singing with her friends in the Pacific Youth Choir. Kat opens up about the importance of music in her life this Saturday… More

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

The three spectacular soloists who together make up the Hermitage Trio have been in Oregon a few times this year, most recently in June for the Astoria Music Festival and in March for a couple of Friends of Chamber Music concerts. This week on Played in Oregon host Brandi Parisi presents the Hermitage Trio playing… More