July 29, 2016

On Deck

On Deck w/ César Chávez E.S.

Inspired by the El Sistema movement in Venezuela, Bravo Youth Orchestras has been putting string instruments into the hands of underserved children at Portland’s Rosa Parks Elementary School. Last Fall, Bravo began a Winds program at Cesar Chavez Elementary. Host Christa Wessel talks with three 5th-graders at Cesar Chavez about their first year in Bravo, and we’ll hear… More

John Pitman

John Pitman Recommends…

In the latest entry of his cd reviews blog, John reviews a 22-disc set assembling the complete recordings by Pinchas Zukerman on Deutsche Grammophon, Decca and Philips labels. Violinist, violist, and conductor, Zukerman showed no signs of slowing down when interviewed. Read John’s review and listen to his interview with Pinchas Zukerman.

Portland Opera

The Italian Girl in Algiers

Portland Opera ends its season on a high note with a production of Rossini’s wildest and craziest comedy, full of boundless energy and virtuosic singing. Ashraf Sewailam makes his Portland Opera debut as the satirical macho man Mustafà, who enslaves a group of stranded tourists and gets bested by the central character, an independent young Italian woman played… More

Club Mod

Illuminations of the Beyond

The last work by Olivier Messiaen, commissioned by the New York Philharmonic for the orchestra’s 150th anniversary, requires 128 players. Portland composer Bob Priest was at its 1992 premiere, and on the next Club Mod, he’ll talk with host Robert McBride about the experience, as well as his upcoming events in December celebrating Messiaen’s music and legacy. The program… More


William Byrd Festival

The nineteenth edition of this yearly event features English organist and conductor Mark Williams directing the award-winning choir Cantores in Ecclesia in choral masterpieces by the great Renaissance composer and his contemporaries, including Blow, Gibbons, Tomkins, Weelkes and Purcell. The complete festival schedule includes two concerts, one recital, six liturgical services, and three public lectures, all… More


Improved Mobile App Features!

The All Classical Portland mobile application offers a live audio stream 24/7 from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, Kindle Fire, or iPod Touch… and it’s FREE!  The sleep timer and alarm clock features allow you drift off to sleep with or wake up to your favorite station. We’ve recently made some nice upgrades which include a visual redesign for easier usage, social media tools, and… More


CMNW Summer Festival

Chamber Music Northwest offers five weeks of extraordinary music exploring the timeless works of Beethoven, his inspiration, and his influence — featuring fifty concerts, four world premieres, and over one hundred artists, including the Emerson String Quartet, pianists Robert Levin and André Watts, plus others. June 25 through July 31. Get more information and reserve tickets from CMNW.


KQOC 88.1 Gleneden Beach maintenance

Expect brief interruptions on KQOC 88.1 FM Gleneden Beach Tuesday evening and Wednesday. Engineers are performing maintenance upgrades to improve coverage and sound quality.


Check out our Gift Shop!

Did you know we have a gift shop carrying a selection of station produced CDs and logo items? Visit our online shop today, or stop by and check it out in person. It’s the perfect place to purchase gifts for the music lovers on your list!

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Exploring Scotland & Ireland with Robert McBride

Join All Classical Portland and Collette Vacations as we travel to Scotland & Ireland October 9 – 21, 2016 in search of music, art and heritage. Your host Robert McBride selects two amazing concert experiences, one each in Scotland and Ireland. Space is limited, reserve your spot today by calling Collette: 1-800-581-8942, reference trip #737387. Visit… More