All Classical Portland is rolling out a new feature with a familiar name! The first Metropolitan Opera Broadcast of each month will be preceded by Backstage at the Opera starting at 9:30 am with host Brandi Parisi and the Portland Opera’s Christopher Mattaliano. Under a new format, they will not only discuss the week’s opera but also […]
Ever read our collective blog, with contributions by several All Classical Portland staffers? The latest entry, by summer intern Jonathan Williams, profiles the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, its co-founder Sir Neville Mariner, and current Music Director Joshua Bell. Read Jonathan’s piece, Meet the Musicians, or take a look at all the entries of […]
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The Bach Cantata Choir presents their annual Baroque Holiday Concert, this year featuring the first three parts of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Victoria’s O Magnum Mysterium, and Hodie Christus Natus Est by Sweelinck. December 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, N.E. 45th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. Reserve tickets.
Our listeners have spoken! We aired the top selections all day on New Year’s Eve, eventually getting to the number one favorite piece at midnight and continuing with Honorable Mentions on New Year’s Day. Consult the final listing of favorites here.
Once again, All Classical Portland brings listeners the live performance of A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve from King’s College Chapel, Cambridge. This service has been broadcast since 1928 and now reaches millions around the world. Always opening with “Once in Royal David’s City,” it includes a newly-commissioned carol every year. The program airs at […]
David York directs in this free event. Scores will be provided or participants are welcome to bring their own. There are no soloists; everyone sings all the choruses. Prelude entertainment will be provided by students of Michael Allen Harrison, and doors open at 6:30 p.m. December 18 at 8 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Avenue in Portland.
Portland Revels presents Celtic Crossing, a celebration of the Winter Solstice. This year, Revels transports audiences to the late 19th century, aboard one of the last immigrant sailing ships to cross the Atlantic from Ireland to New York. To properly say goodbye to their past, the travelers decide to hold an American Wake, a traditional send-off […]
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This week’s program features a conversation with Portland Baroque Orchestra’s Monica Huggett about how Messiah was performed back in Handel’s day. Plus, we’ll experience the holidays in three-part harmony, courtesy of the new all-male vocal grup BelloVoci. The program airs at 6 p.m. on July 19.