February 28, 2017

On Deck with Young Musicians

Host Christa Wessel talks with Evan Llafet, a 15-year old violinist and a sophomore at Mountain View High School in Vancouver. Evan plays with the Portland Youth Philharmonic and is seriously considering a career in music.  We talk frankly about that career path, and how realistic it might be, Saturday at 5 pm.

Club Mod: Gidon Kremer’s 70th Birthday Party

The Latvian violinist has been a dream come true for composers around the world and a mainstay at Club Mod. He deserves a party in his honor. Among the world’s leading violinists, Gidon Kremer has perhaps pursued the most unconventional career. He was born on 27 February 1947 in Riga, Latvia, and began studying at… More

Played in Oregon

Host Brandi Parisi presents American and Soviet Masters. From a November concert, the Corvallis OSU Symphony Orchestra and violinist Jessica Lambert play the Violin Concerto by Barber and the Symphony Number 3 by Porkofiev. Program airs Sunday February 26 at 1 pm.

Portland Opera: Songs of Love & War

For this inaugural winter event in our very intimate studio theater, Portland Opera will feature an evening of vignettes that are just what you need to heat up a cold winter evening. Claudio Monteverdi—the first great genius of opera composers—wrote a series of madrigals that are some of the most sensual music ever created. These… More

Broadway Rose Theatre: Company

A trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score, Company continues to bewitch audiences with clever storytelling and emotional resonance. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. Through a series of humorous and touching vignettes, his married friends… More

Third Rail – National Theatre Live: Amadeus

Music. Power. Jealousy. Third Rail Repertory Theatre presents the UK’s National Theatre Live production of Amadeus. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast from the National Theatre, with orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in… More

On Deck with Young Musicians

If you did not have a chance to listen to this program when it aired Saturday February 18, here’s a link to the On Deck past programs On Deck. The 300 Watts String Trio consists of three siblings: 16-year old violist Shania Watts, 14-year old cellist Jonathan Watts, and 12-year old violinist Darah Watts. In the… More

Love Fest a Success!

All Classical Portland’s Love-Fest Fundraiser, a joyful celebration of the music YOU love, inspired 350 listeners to make heartfelt dedications and donations totaling over $34,000! Each and every gift combined to create significant impact, helping this service begin to get back on track financially. There is still a way to go to meet the financial needs and All Classical Portland will delve deeper… More

PCO Strings Serenade

“Strings Serenade,” is an exquisite display of string sounds and a musical journey that evokes a multitude of colors, spirits, and temperaments. Inclusive of dance music as a tribute to the Orawa people in the southern mountains region of Poland, the haunting and melancholic Serenade by Tchaikowsky, and Jasnam Daya Singh’s fiery, vibrant, fused with Brazilian temperament, Jazz… More

PBO: Bach Orchestral Suites

Following his thrilling PBO Messiah debut two years ago, award-winning orchestral and choral conductor, keyboardist, and scholar John Butt will lead PBO in Bach’s complete Orchestral Suites in their original scoring with winds, trumpets, and timpani, interspersed with the 3- and 6-part ricercars from Bach’s Musical Offering. J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos. 1–4, BWV 1066-1069… More