This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi revisits several great performances from the last few months, including an arrangement for Chamber Music Northwest of Ravel’s Le tombeau de Couperin; celebrated bassoonist Keith Buncke performing deFalla’s Three Cornered Hat Suite #2 with the Columbia Symphony; and a Fear No Music world premiere by Bonnie Miksche. Sunday… More
June is a big wedding month: the show kicks off with some great processional music from Mendelssohn, Wagner, even Fiddler on the Roof! Also featured, a Welsh Rhapsody, and Welsh baritone, Bryn Terfef; highlights from The Pirates of Penzance; and tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Jussi Björling. Andrea Murray hosts this week. Program airs Saturday, June… More
This week on The Score host Edmund Stone presents the many ways movies showcase mythical and fantastic creatures, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Pan’s Labyrinth, Spirited Away, and more. Program airs Saturday, June 10 at 2 pm.
Robert McBride is guest hosting this week. Robert talks with two of the teenagers participating in Fear No Music’s Young Composer Project: Katie Palka and Henry Talbot. Katie’s composition (Ballad of the Time Guardian) is inspired by Big Stump: a 2000 year old redwood tree stump in Waldport, Oregon. Henry’s composition (Space Opera Miniatures) is his… More
In a special edition of The Score, airing on Father’s Day, host Edmund Stone honors fathers in movies including Father of the Bride, Big Fish, Finding Nemo, and more. Note that this edition of The Score airs Sunday, June 18 at 2 pm.
This week, host Robert McBride will present a brief preview of the Astoria Music Festival, which will be celebrating its 15th anniversary. The Festival was founded in 2003 and each June produces a 17-day season of operatic, symphonic, and chamber music concerts. Programs are selected and conducted by Artistic Director Keith Clark, who invites major… More
Lounge Lizards is a cheeky piece for two pianists and two percussionists, composed in 1994 by Michael Daugherty. It was inspired by his experiences playing jazz piano in lounges, bars, and nightclubs across America and Europe. Robert McBride hosts this edition of Club Mod at 9 pm on Saturday, June 17.
Join host Edmund Stone for three very special LIVE editions of The Score on Saturday, June 17, Sunday, June 18 (Father’s Day), and Saturday, June 24 – all from 2-5pm. The June 17 show features Summer Blockbusters, Sunday, June 18 boasts a Father’s Day theme and Sunday, June 25 will offer Summer Blockbusters, Part 2. You… More
Portland Opera continues their 2017 “Season of Love” with Man of La Mancha. Performances are June 9th through the 17th in Keller Auditorium. Opera News praises Man of La Mancha for its “warmth and wit,” “full-bodied, Spanish-tinged score,” and “genuine dramatic depth,” but you will love it for how it makes you feel. Author Miguel… More
Born in Portland in 1917, renowned composer Lou Harrison defied convention, embracing non-Western music, advocating gay rights and environmentalism and pursuing melodic beauty along with musical innovation throughout his colorful career. Join the Portland State School of Music, Venerable Showers of Beauty gamelan ensemble, Portland Percussion Group and guest musicians for concerts and talks celebrating the… More