November 30, 2015

The Score

Lost in Space

Houston, we have a film score. Indeed, host Edmund Stone has several, and on the next edition of The Score, he’ll play music from movies about people marooned beyond Earth — including Gravity, Interstellar, Apollo 13 and others. The program airs at 2 p.m. on November 14.

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

On a special fundraiser edition, host Brandi Parisi offers a cut from the amazing February concert by Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI, the Ensemble of Oregon and Canonici performing Venetian vespers, Oregon Symphony Concertmaster Sarah Kwak and husband Vali Phillips in a duet, and pianist Orion Weiss playing Schumann. The program airs at 1 p.m. […]

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 […]

Montrose Trio

FOCM: Montrose Trio

Friends of Chamber Music welcome three accomplished soloists who also combine as an exciting new chamber ensemble: pianist Jon Kimura Parker and two former members of the Tokyo Quartet, violinist Martin Beaver and cellist Clive Greensmith. Two 7:30 p.m. appearances in Lincoln Performance Hall, each with its own program: October 5: Haydn’s Trio No. 28, Mendelssohn’s […]

NW Previews

On the Next NW Previews

This week, we’ll learn about three upcoming short operas dealing with communication and miscommunication: Poof!, An Imperfect Place to Dispose of Flies, and What Everything Is. There’ll also be an interview with famed Norwegian choral conductor Grete Pederson. The program airs at 6 p.m. on November 12.

Comfort and Joy

Comfort & Joy for NW Previews

Happy Thanksgiving! To show our gratitude for you, our dear listeners, and to provide a fitting and beautiful soundtrack for the day’s celebrations, we will debut the 2015 Comfort and Joy CD, played in its entirety, at 9am and 6pm. This year’s newly released compilation includes timeless music to rekindle memories and warm the heart, […]

Saturday Matinee

Saturday Matinee Countdown

There are only two weeks remaining for Saturday Matinee — until Met Opera broadcasts begin again — and for these final shows, we’re mixing things up even more than usual. This weekend, Suzanne Nance hosts, and she’ll bring with her the entire Act 1 of Verdi’s La Traviata, including memorable tunes such as the drinking song, the love duet between […]

45th Parallel

45th Parallel Concert

Oregon Symphony Concertmaster Sarah Kwak and Principal Cellist Nancy Ives join Vali Phillips, Charles Noble, Kenji Bunch and 45th Parallel Artistic Director Greg Ewer in performances of the Op. 59 No. 1 String Quartet of Beethoven and Mendelssohn’s String Quintet No. 1. October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in The Old Church. Reserve tickets.


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 […]