April 21, 2014

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OBT Celebrates

Oregon Ballet Theatre celebrates the extraordinary contribution of Alison Roper as she takes her final bows after 18 seasons of bringing joy to Portland audiences.  The Celebrate program includes Helen Pickett’s lush and colorful Petal, the revival of audience favorite The Lost Dance by Matjash Mrozewski, the company premiere of Nacho Duato’s Cor Perdut, and […]

Car donation

Mileage into Mozart

Your old means of transport — car, boat, motorcycle or RV — can be become a tax-deductible donation to All Classical, which we’ll transform into more beautiful music. Visit the Center for CAR Donations in Bend or call their friendly staff at 877-411-3662 to get the answers to any question to might have.

PCS Othello

Othello at PCS

Portland Center Stage presents Shakespeare’s tragedy centering around the power of love and jealousy. Chris Coleman directs this production, running April 5 through May 11 on the Main Stage. PCS has performance times and tickets.


skinner ⁄ kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE

BodyVox presents the Portland-based company founded in 1998. Building on their past body of work, dancers and choreographers Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk present a new program of dance featuring collaborations with composers and visual artists to create a show striking for both its athleticism and rigor, as well as its grace and charismatic charm. […]

the quality of life

The Quality of Life

Artists Repertory Theatre presents a love story and comedic drama that plumbs societal, religious and ethical divides. Jeanette and Neil live off the land in a yurt on the site of their Northern California home, recently destroyed by a massive fire. Neil is dying and Jeanette’s long-lost cousin and her husband are coming for a […]

PSU Opera

Midsummer @ PSU

Portland State University Opera presents Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, based on Shakespeare’s play and with libretto by Peter Pears. Five performances in Lincoln Hall on the PSU campus between April 26 and May 3. Free lecture by Bob Kingston starting one hour before each production. Details at PSU Box Office.


Update on KQOC Repairs

Strong wind gusts took KQOC 88.1, Gleneden Beach, off the air on Feb. 11, destroying the All Classical antenna atop Cape Foulweather. Within two days, our crew got the station back on at reduced power. The permanent replacement antenna is being fabricated in Portland, Maine (not Oregon!) and will be hoisted to the top of […]

Portland Art Museum

Venice: The Golden Age

The Portland Art Museum presents an exhibition exploring the golden age of art and music in the Republic of Venice between the early 16th century and the fall of the Venetian Republic at the close of the 18th century. This was the period dominated by innovative painters such as Tintoretto, Tiepolo, Canaletto, and Guardi, as […]

Fred Meyer

Fred Meyer Rewards

You can help us earn donations by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card. Freddy’s is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in the Pacific Northwest based on where their customers tell them to give. Sign up for the program by linking your Rewards to All Classical. Search for us by name, All Classical […]

Downton Interview

The Real Downton Abbey

Host Edmund Stone recently interviewed Lady Fiona Herbert, 8th Countess of Carnarvon, who lives in Highclere Castle, used as the fictional Downton Abbey in the popular television series of the same name. Edmund discussed her book, Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey, which takes real members of the Carnarvon household and compares […]