September 25, 2016


Oregon Symphony broadcasts

This month, we celebrate our local Oregon Symphony Orchestra with ‘encore’ broadcasts, leading up to their 120th season kickoff with Renee Fleming on September 10th.  This Thursday August 18th at 7pm we celebrate with last season’s spectacular performance of Holst’s The Planets, a musical triumph of the 20th century. Carlos Kalmar conducts with the women of the Portland State Chamber… More


Artslandia is out!

The 2016-17 issue of Artslandia Magazine is now available! Find extensive coverage about Portland’s music, dance and theater scene alongside performance schedules, features, profiles and venue details. This year’s feature article, the United Faces of Artslandia, will introduce you to local artists in Portland and their favorite locations around the city. Sign up to receive your… More


Improved Mobile App Features!

The All Classical Portland mobile application offers a live audio stream 24/7 from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, Kindle Fire, or iPod Touch… and it’s FREE!  The sleep timer and alarm clock features allow you drift off to sleep with or wake up to your favorite station. We’ve recently made some nice upgrades which include a visual redesign for easier usage, social media tools, and… More


Dear All Classical…

Many people hear us each day, but we also hear from them. If you’d like to learn what some of your fellow listeners have had to say, feel free to read the letters we’ve received. Maybe they will inspire you to contact us as well!

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Exploring Scotland & Ireland with Robert McBride

Join All Classical Portland and Collette Vacations as we travel to Scotland & Ireland October 9 – 21, 2016 in search of music, art and heritage. Your host Robert McBride selects two amazing concert experiences, one each in Scotland and Ireland. Space is limited, reserve your spot today by calling Collette: 1-800-581-8942, reference trip #737387. Visit… More


Check out our Gift Shop!

Did you know we have a gift shop carrying a selection of station produced CDs and logo items? Visit our online shop today, or stop by and check it out in person. It’s the perfect place to purchase gifts for the music lovers on your list!

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Featuring Arvo Pärt

One of the most celebrated living composers, Arvo Pärt composes music that provides a contemplative and beautiful oasis in the midst of today’s busy world. This week’s Played in Oregon, airing Sunday at 1pm, features the Ensemble of Oregon performing an all-Pärt concert from last March.  The elegiac Stabat Mater, other-worldly Wallfahrtsleid and reverential Missa Syllabica feature solo strings and singers in… More


Farewell, Harry Rabinowitz

Harry Rabinowitz — soundtrack conductor, raconteur and friend of All Classical Portland — passed away recently at the age of 100. Rabinowitz lived part-time in Portland for over twenty years and was much loved within the local  arts community. He was known for conducting the premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats and film scores that included Chariots of Fire and The English Patient. In… More

NW Previews

NW Previews

On Thursday’s show, we preview the Oregon Symphony’s next concert, a multimedia presentation featuring sets by glass artist Dale Chihuly. In addition, we’ll have a conversation with the author of a new book on the international music education program known as El Sistema —its graduates include famous artists like Gustavo Dudemal, but it’s also given thousands of… More


Beyond the Music

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… More