July 03, 2015


Newport Summer Fest

This year’s event offers three ways to spend the Fourth of July weekend, none of them mutually exclusive: On July 3 at 7:30 p.m., the Newport Symphony Orchestra is joined by 3 Leg Torso. The following day at 4 p.m., the Symphony performs its free Fourth of July Concert, and on July 5 at 2 […]

On Deck

On Deck with Barry Fowler

This seventeen-year-old loves classical music, and he’s a violist with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony. He began his musical journey playing the violin, however, and on this weekend’s show host Chrisa Wessel talks with him about not only his passion for strings, but also a time in his life when he went off the classics. The program […]

Club Mod

City Noir

This Fourth of July weekend, Club Mod host Robert McBride celebrates urban America, including its more shadowy side. We’ll hear City Life by Steve Reich, New York Cityscape by Jeff Tyzik and City Noir by John Adams, as well as the original version of Aaron Copland’s Quiet City, in its first recording. And, for good […]

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy PDX

The Berwick Academy appears through the cooperation of the Oregon Bach Festival and Chamber Music Northwest. Their second and final concert, at 4 p.m. on July 5 in Lincoln Hall on the Portland State University campus, includes Bach concertos and the Orchestral Suite No. 3, as well as a little Handel. Ms. Huggett is joined by […]

Buffalo Hunt

Maryhill this Summer

In addition to its permanent collections, Maryhill Museum of Art offers a number of exhibits in the coming months. Currently on view is “American Indian Painting:Twentieth-Century Masters,” featuring thirty-five works by some of the most important American Indian painters of the last century, all the paintings drawn from the collection of the National Cowboy & Western […]


John Pitman Recommends…

In his latest cd reviews blog posting, All Classical’s John Pitman conducts a three-part conversation with renowned violinist and Portland Baroque Orchestra Artistic Director Monica Huggett. The course of their discussion includes reminiscences of Christopher Hogwood, PBO’s new Bach releases, and Huggett’s new responsibilities with Julliard Baroque. Listen to the full interview.


Thursdays @ Three

On the next Thursdays @ Three, host Robert McBride offers a preview of Portland Opera’s season-closing production of Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love — set in the Wild West! In addition, English pianist and Portland favorite Paul Roberts returns, this time with Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin. To be in the audience for this live broadcast, make certain to […]


The Elixir of Love

Portland Opera stages Donizetti’s comic work, with the production set in the American Wild West. Nemorino the cowpoke is in love with the high-falutin’ Adina, who laughs off every stab at romance by her would-be suitor. Desperate, the young man invests his money in a dose of Doctor Dulcamara’s love potion, with hilarious results… Matthew Grills is […]

Mt Angel Bach

Bach @ Mount Angel

The unique event that is the Mount Angel Abbey Bach Festival returns this year, featuring national and international performers in a tranquil hilltop setting, July 29–31. Each evening begins with vespers in the Abbey Church, followed by a musical performance. Monks then serve a picnic supper, and the evening’s featured classical performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Damian […]

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.