The Oregon Historical Society presents High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy, on exhibit now through November 12th. With over 150 rare artifacts and documents, the exhibition explores Kennedy’s early life, his road to the presidency and more. Details at the Oregon Historical Society website.
Maryhill Museum of Art presents Ancient Greek Ceramics from its permanent collection. In 1926, Queen Marie of Romania’s oldest daughter, Elisabetha, the former Queen Consort of Greece, gave Maryhill Museum of Art a collection of terracotta Tanagra figures and ancient Greek pottery vessels. Tanagras are figurines that were rediscovered near the Beotian town of Tanagra,… More
Did you know All Classical Portland has a Gift Shop that carries a selection of logo items and station produced CDS? Visit our Gift Shop today, or stop by and check it out in person. It’s the perfect place to purchase gifts for all the music lovers on your list!
With a bit of creativity and just a little extra effort, you can make a BIG difference. Already giving or considering how to help for the very first time, then, here is a useful list of 10 easy action items to help spread the word – and strengthen this valuable service. Check one off the… More
Did you know that you can turn your old Beetle into Beethoven? All Classical Portland partners with the Center for CAR Donations of Bend to accept donations of cars, boats, RVs, and more as part of its vehicle donation program! Turn the worries of costly repairs or selling into a tax deduction that produces major benefit for your… More
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!
American composer Jack Gallagher (born in Brooklyn in 1947), is a Grammy®-winning composer of works for a variety of instruments, including several orchestral works. Some are of a large scale, such as his Symphony No. 2, ‘Ascendant,’ while others, such as his Berceuse (lullaby) are diminutive but make as much of an impression. Part of… More
Nicolo Paganini dazzled audiences in his time with his unprecedented virtuosity, made women swoon (and men envious), and helped to create the myth that he must have sold his soul for such abilities. In truth, Paganini was a gifted creator of original melodies, as well as variations on opera arias and popular tunes of his… More
American pianist Simone Dinnerstein, who first received critical acclaim for her recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, has made collaboration a major part of her career since that first, solo recording. She has created recordings that bridge the worlds of classical music, jazz and folk. Her longtime collaborator and arranger, composer Philip Lasser, has been with… More
The members of the Emerson String Quartet are keeping plenty busy, both onstage and in the studio. They’re touring, too: the four members of the Grammy® – winning chamber ensemble were in Portland recently (presented by Chamber Music NW), and will return in July. It’s all part of a well-deserved celebration of the group’s 40th… More