October 08, 2015

cuba bass

Classical Cuba!

Ed Goldberg is sending audio updates from our All Classical journey in Cuba – find his Audio Postcards at the Classical Cuba Scrapbook. Photos from our All Classical travelers to follow upon their return home. Check back for updates along the way.

Waterfront Broadcast

OSO Waterfront Concert Live

For the first time ever, All Classical Portland provides a live broadcast of the Oregon Symphony’s popular Waterfront Concert, including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture accompanied by cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard. Check with OSO for a full concert program. An expected audience of 20,000 will enjoy this largest free concert in the state, and […]


Spring to Joy 2015

Our fourth annual Spring to Joy CD features works by Rachmaninoff, Mahler, Britten, and many more. Celebrate the season of renewal and rebirth with this pastoral selection of music, hand-picked by our on-air staff. Make a donation of $150.00 or more to receive your copy.

Club Mod

Down by the Riverside

On Club Mod’s 250th edition, pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin is both virtuosic and down-to-earth as he plays one of Frederic Rzewski’s North American Ballads — the one mentioned in the title above. Host Robert McBride also offers other works having to do with rivers, including a performance of “Ol’ Man River” drawn from a Portland Opera appearance […]

Chinese Garden

Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

The second most important event on the Chinese calendar after New Year, the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated the weekend of September 26 and 27 at Portland’s Lan Su Garden. Timed with the autumn harvest, the Mid-Autumn Festival occurs when the moon appears its fullest during the autumnal equinox. It is a time for family gatherings, storytelling, […]


The Score CD

This is the first ever CD of music from The Score! Edmund Stone personally selected the pieces on this CD including music from films such as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, The Godfather, Lord of the Rings, and The Empire Strikes Back. Donate $150 or more to get your copy! Track listing below:


Contributor’s Corner, just launched!

Our wonderful contributors strengthen this unique service for myriad reasons. We are thankful for all that they do! On this new page, we spotlight a few that have shared their inspiration with us.


We have our winners!

Congratulations to Sara from West Linn and Dennis from SW Portland! Sara is the winner of our Grand Prize Trip to Italy. It’s not too late to join Sara and on-air host Christa Wessel on this amazing journey – learn more here. Dennis is the winner of our New Donor Prize, the Golden Ticket!


Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Steven Byess present a concert featuring three works by the Russian composer: Symphony No. 4, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and the Piano Concerto No. 1 with Susan DeWitt Smith as soloist. Two performances: September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State […]


Alexander Melnikov in Recital

Portland Piano International brings the Russian keyboard artist to town for his Portland debut, in two appearances: On September 26 at 4 p.m., Melnikov’s program includes Schubert’sWandererfantasie and Three Klavierstücke, as well as the Preludes and Fugues Nos. 1-12 of Shostakovich. On September 27 at 4 p.m., Melnikov completes the Shostakovich Op. 87 by performing Preludes and […]