September 17, 2014


KQAC Tower Repairs

Over the next two weeks, All Classical Portland’s tower on Sylvan Hill will be undergoing repairs, causing the station to use our back-up antenna at times. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the tower crew. You may hear a short burst when the station switches to our back-up antenna, but KQAC will remain at full coverage, and […]

Saturday Matinee

A Cavalcade of Song…

…and more is coming up this weekend on Saturday Matinee, when host Ed Goldberg offers performances by the likes of Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Fritz Wunderlich, as well as orchestral delicacies such as Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants and Elgar’s Wand of Youth, plus a Celtic Concerto played by harpist Catrin Finch. All this and […]

The Score

Sound of the Baskervilles

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays themes composed to accompany the cinematic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, from the classic Basil Rathbone series to contemporary renditions starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch. The game will be afoot beginning at 2 p.m. on September 6.

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.

Saturday Matinee

September Song

This weekend on Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg dishes up his usual mix of opera, theater and film music: Lotte Lenya sings “September Song,” by her husband, Kurt Weill and Renée Fleming serenades with “Jewel Song.” Bryn Terfel is heard as well in a selection from Don Giovanni, and along the way we’ll hear the Liberty Fanfare of John Williams, […]

The Score

The Tartan & the Thistle

With the Scottish Independence Referendum coming up next week, host Edmund Stone devotes Saturday’s edition of The Score to themes from films about Scotland, including Braveheart, Rob Roy and Local Hero. The program airs at 2 p.m. on September 13, and lang may yer lum reek.

Ignacio Prego

Special Bach Fest Program

Tune-in for a special late-summer musical offering from this year’s Oregon Bach Festival, Portland Baroque Orchestra and harpsichordist Ignacio Prego. The program includes a concerto by CPE Bach and a set of works by Jean-Philippe Rameau, taken from his operas and arranged by Monica Huggett into a grand suite. Brandi Parisi hosts, this evening at 7pm, […]

Saturday Matinee

Saturday Matinee

For this weekend’s show, host Ed Goldberg offers the late Maya Angelou narrating Copland’s Lincoln Portrait and guitarist Miloš Karadaglic performing a charming three-minute version of Ravel’s Bolero, as well as Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. There’ll also be music by Villa-Lobos, Puccini, Mozart, Bernstein and Dvorák. The program airs at 10 a.m. on August 30.

Club Mod

Naïve and Sentimental

Naïve and Sentimental Music, that is, which is the title of an orchestral work by John Adams that host Robert McBride will be playing on the next Club Mod. In addition, we’ll hear works by Ferruccio Busoni, Arvo Pärt, Colin McPhee…and even Anton Bruckner. The program airs at 8 p.m. on September 13.