July 23, 2014


KQOC Back to Full Power

Strong wind gusts took KQOC 88.1, Gleneden Beach, off the air on Feb. 11, destroying the All Classical antenna atop Cape Foulweather. The permanent replacement antenna was hoisted to the top of our 150 foot tower last night, July 2nd, and KQOC is now back on full power! Thanks for your patience while we completed this […]

Hampton Opera Center

We’re On the Move

All Classical is re-locating to the 2nd floor of the Hampton Opera Building. In a much-needed and timely move, the station will significantly increase its space in a facility that will be conveniently located and frequently enjoyed by fans who love this music. Generous supporters have already contributed nearly 90% of the $2 million campaign goal. We […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises a concert that listeners have been clamoring to hear: from last November, choral groups from Marylhurst University, Lewis & Clark College, and Lake Grove Presbyterian Church perform music of Morten Lauridsen, who was present and joined in as accompanist. The program airs June 15 at 1 p.m.

CMNW Summer 1

CMNW Festival Opens

Chamber Music Northwest’s 44th Annual Summer Festival opens June 23 with music by Claude Debussy, and the first week concludes with Brahms’ Sextet on June 29. Three different concerts in all, two of them repeated, and a free open rehearsal are featured in these first seven days of the Festival. Get more information and reserve tickets […]

The Score

Interviewing Carl Davis

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone talks with the composer about his scores for classic television series like Upstairs Downstairs, as well as his new music for silent films such as Ben-Hur and The Phantom of the Opera. The program airs at 2 p.m. on July 19.

The Score

A Fourth Score

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone celebrates Independence Day — plus one — with music from films about America’s founding. We’ll hear excerpts from Jefferson in Paris, John Adams and others, beginning at 2 p.m. on July 5.

NW Previews

The Next NW Previews

This week’s program features a conversation with contemporary composer David Del Tredici, whose work will be heard this week at Chamber Music Northwest. Plus, a visit to a classical sing-along put on by the Portland Symphonic Choir and a preview of the annual music festival at Mount Angel Abbey. It all starts at 6:02 p.m. […]

Symphony Hall

Elgar’s Violin Concerto

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, a featured work will be the Violin Concerto of Edward Elgar, with Hugh Bean as soloist and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic led by Charles Groves. The night of music begins at 8 p.m. on June 18.

Buried Child

Buried Child

Profile Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize winning work that catapulted Sam Shepard to national fame as a playwright. In a once-idyllic farmhouse, long-buried dark secrets are brought to light by an unexpected arrival. Alternately macabre, familiar and darkly funny, Buried Child is an epic tale of lost family and the return of prodigal sons. The production runs May 29 […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This weekend, host Brandi Parisis reprises two recent Friends of Chamber music concerts that spanned the spectrum in chamber music: The Pacifica Quartet and pianist Menahem Pressler play Schumann, and the Fireworks Ensemble, one of the country’s first indie-classical bands, performs an all-American program. It all begins at 1 p.m. on July 6.