July 31, 2014


KQOC Back to Full Power

Strong wind gusts took KQOC 88.1, Gleneden Beach, off the air on Feb. 11, destroying the All Classical antenna atop Cape Foulweather. The permanent replacement antenna was hoisted to the top of our 150 foot tower last night, July 2nd, and KQOC is now back on full power! Thanks for your patience while we completed this […]

Hampton Opera Center

We’re On the Move

All Classical is re-locating to the 2nd floor of the Hampton Opera Building. In a much-needed and timely move, the station will significantly increase its space in a facility that will be conveniently located and frequently enjoyed by fans who love this music. Generous supporters have already contributed nearly 90% of the $2 million campaign goal. We […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises a concert that listeners have been clamoring to hear: from last November, choral groups from Marylhurst University, Lewis & Clark College, and Lake Grove Presbyterian Church perform music of Morten Lauridsen, who was present and joined in as accompanist. The program airs June 15 at 1 p.m.

The Score

Summer Blockbusters

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone samples music from movies designed to have mass appeal — and earn lots of money. That doesn’t preclude them from having great scores, however, and we’ll hear themes from some, including Godzilla, Maleficent and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The program airs at 2 […]

CMNW Summer 1

CMNW Festival Opens

Chamber Music Northwest’s 44th Annual Summer Festival opens June 23 with music by Claude Debussy, and the first week concludes with Brahms’ Sextet on June 29. Three different concerts in all, two of them repeated, and a free open rehearsal are featured in these first seven days of the Festival. Get more information and reserve tickets […]

Maryhill Museum

Maryhill This Summer

Overlooking the eastern end of the Columbia River Gorge, Maryhill Museum of Art hosts a number of fascinating exhibits and events this summer, in addition to its permanent collection: Sculpture by James Lee Hansen is on exhibit through July 27, original art by cartoonists featured in The New Yorker is on display into November, and […]

NW Previews

The Next NW Previews

On this week’s edition of our look ahead in cultural events, we’ll hear an interview with Doug Fullington of the world-famous Tudor Choir, as well as learn about the Amplified Repertory Chamber Orchestra of Portland, offering classical music for audiences raised on rock. The program airs at 6:02 on July 24.  

The Score

Interviewing Carl Davis

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone talks with the composer about his scores for classic television series like Upstairs Downstairs, as well as his new music for silent films such as Ben-Hur and The Phantom of the Opera. The program airs at 2 p.m. on July 19.

Robin Hood pic 3

Swashbuckling Matinee

This weekend on Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers Korngold’s score to Robin Hood, Bryn Terfel belting out two songs from South Pacific, and an assortment of other goodies that include the Gypsy Baron Overture and Jerome Kern’s Swing Time ballet. All that plus the talents of Placido, Pavarotti, Bartoli and Netrebko as well. The […]



Join the Oregon Zoo Foundation on July 19 for a benefit like no other: its annual Zoolala. Spend a wild evening under the stars to support animal welfare, educational experiences and endangered species protection. This summer soirée boasts the best of regional restaurants, live music and exciting animal encounters. Get more information and reserve tickets.