Some of John Williams best-known music was written for blockbuster movies by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. Saturday on The Score, we’ll hear selections from Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Saving Private Ryan, and more. Tune in at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, for this edition of The Score with your […]
You have two opportunities to hear our Comfort and Joy 2013 recording on Thanksgiving Day. Stay tuned today at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. for the glorious sounds of winter, crafted just for you in the studios of All Classical. Thank you for allowing us to share the beauty of the earth with you. Comfort […]
Host Ed Goldberg has some surprises in store for Saturday Matinee on Nov. 30 beginning at 10 a.m. On the program: The Brindisi from Verdi’s La Traviata; Angela Hewitt and Robert Levin play back-to-back Bach; Giuseppe di Stefano sings Nessun dorma; Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony; and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado. It’s the season finale, making […]
Mezzo soprano Erica Brookhyser graces the stage for a solo concert on Dec. 7 and 8 at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Ms. Brookhyser was born and raised in Newport before going on to a heralded international opera career. She is presently in her third season as a permanent ensemble member at Staatsheater Darmstadt, Germany, […]
Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire. Friends of Chamber Music brings them to Portland Dec. 2 and 3 for two different programs. Tickets at Box Office […]
Willamette Valley Wineries Association features more than 150 wineries and tasting rooms open to the public during the Wine Country Thanksgiving Weekend. Plan your visit for Friday, Nov. 29, through Sunday, Dec. 1. Details and information here.
Not that he had an opportunity to grow very old—certainly, his music never does. This Tuesday evening, host John Burk features a recording of the composer’s First Symphony, written when Schubert was sixteen. David Zinman leads the Tonhalle Orchesra Zurich in the performance. Also on tap that night: Debussy’s Trio for piano, violin and cello, […]
Today, we’ll be playing music more attuned than usual to the spirit of giving thanks. From Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony to Mysterious Mountain by Hovhaness, with a sprinkling of seasonal and traditional tunes in between, we’ll serenade you throughout the day—when you’re preparing your feast, enjoying it at the table, or relaxing as evening approaches. It’s […]
Portland Revels offers its 19th celebration of Christmas, complete with gorgeous costumes and sets, music from an auditioned chorus of 65 singers, and a generous dash of broad humor and silly business. December 6 through 15. Information and tickets at Portland Revels.
The Portland Symphonic Choir offers seasonal choral masterworks in its next concert, celebrating the holidays with music from many lands and cultures. Two performances in St. Mary’s Cathedral: December 14 at 7:30 p.m. and December 15 at 1:30 p.m. Reserve tickets via the PSC website.