October 02, 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 […]


KQAC Tower Repairs

Over the next two weeks, All Classical Portland’s tower on Sylvan Hill will be undergoing repairs, causing the station to use our back-up antenna at times. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the tower crew. You may hear a short burst when the station switches to our back-up antenna, but KQAC will remain at full coverage, and […]

Saturday Matinee

A Cavalcade of Song…

…and more is coming up this weekend on Saturday Matinee, when host Ed Goldberg offers performances by the likes of Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Fritz Wunderlich, as well as orchestral delicacies such as Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants and Elgar’s Wand of Youth, plus a Celtic Concerto played by harpist Catrin Finch. All this and […]

The Score

Sound of the Baskervilles

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays themes composed to accompany the cinematic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, from the classic Basil Rathbone series to contemporary renditions starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch. The game will be afoot beginning at 2 p.m. on September 6.

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 […]

Kamenz PPI

Igor Kamenz @ PPI

Portland Piano International kicks off its new recital season with the Portland debut of the Russian pianist, in two appearances in Portland State University’s Lincoln Hall: September 21 at 4 p.m. with a program that includes works by François Couperin, Schumann, Ravel, Stravinsky and Balakirev; and September 22 at 7:30 p.m. with music by Scarlatti, Liszt, and Schubert […]

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.

Taste of Wright

A Taste of Frank Lloyd Wright

Wright’s only Oregon architectural offering is The Gordon House in Silverton, next to the Oregon Garden. The Twelfth Annual Fundraiser celebrating the structure features demonstrations and tastes by regional chefs, wineries and brewers, as well as live and silent auctions and drawings to benefit the house’s restoration and preservation. From 5 to 8 p.m. on […]

Symphony Hall

Oxford Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Tuesday, one featured work is Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 92, known at the Oxford. We’ll also hear J.S. Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite, a violin sonata by Mozart, and Arthur Foote’s Suite in E. Catch these works and much more on the […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This week on our program devoted to reprising recent area concert performances, host Brandi Parisi offers Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet for strings, a piece often considered his first mature work. The performance should be magical, for the players are the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. The program airs at 1 p.m. on […]