September 27, 2016


Birthday Cello Extravaganza

Cellist Annie Harkey-Power and violinist Don Power offer a musical tour of Germany and Eastern Europe in celebration of Annie’s 40th birthday. The program includes J.S. Bach’s D minor Cello Suite, selections from Bártok’s Violin Duos, and the Sonata for Solo Cello by Kodály. September 9 at 7 p.m. at the Mission Theater. Get details and reserve tickets.

Abbey Bach Festival

Abbey Bach Festival

Established in 1971, the Abbey Bach Festival invites national and international musicians for a three-day classical music celebration. Guests enjoy vespers with the monks, a picnic supper and featured performances. This year’s artists include pianist Alon Goldstein, Les Boréades de Montréal, and the Cavatina Duo. July 27–29 at Mount Angel Abbey in Benedict. Get more information and reserve… More


BCC: Baroque Holiday Concert

The Bach Cantata Choir presents their annual Baroque Holiday Concert, this year featuring the first three parts of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Victoria’s O Magnum Mysterium, and Hodie Christus Natus Est by Sweelinck. December 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, N.E. 45th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. Reserve tickets.

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June Fundraiser

It is imperative for All Classical Portland to balance the books – by midnight tonight, June 30th. Less than 3 hours remain to reach this all-important goal. Just $3,147 is left to raise from individuals out of $3.5 million. We’re down to the wire! If you’ve not yet made your tax-deductible gift, or would like to add to… More

The Score

The Score Fundraiser, Live

This weekend, John Pitman joins Edmund Stone for a special, live fundraising session of The Score featuring some of their all-time favorite film music, including a sampling from our recent Score compact disc. Listen in, starting at 2 p.m. both March 5 and 6.

Saturday Matinee

Saturday Matinee Is Back!

Beginning this Saturday at 10am, on-air host Ed Goldberg returns with another summer of “Saturday Matinee,” our weekly four-hour celebration of the best in opera, operetta, musical theater, film music and Americana. Ed’s first installment features a tribute to retiring Metropolitan Opera conductor, James Levine. At 11am, Brandi Parisi hosts highlights from last season’s Portland Opera performance of… More

Portland Opera

The Magic Flute

Portland Opera stages Mozart’s Singspiele masterpiece, using Maurice Sendak’s fairytale designs as the perfect visual counterpart to the work’s radiant score. Four performances: May 6, 12 and 14 at 7:30 p.m., and May 8 at 2 p.m., all in Keller Auditorium. Sung in English with projected texts. Reserve  tickets.


Classical Countdown Results!

Our listeners have spoken! We aired the top selections all day on New Year’s Eve, eventually getting to the number one favorite piece at midnight and continuing with Honorable Mentions on New Year’s Day. Consult the final listing of favorites here.

Saturday Matinee

A Special Matinee

For this weekend’s Fundraiser edition of Saturday Matinee, Brandi Parisi and Christa Wessel join host Ed Goldberg to savor some high-spirited music that includes Fučík’s Florentine March and Puccini’s “Recondita Armonia,” as well as a whole hour of American favorites by John Philip Sousa, Richard Rodgers and Cole Porter. The program airs at 10 a.m. on September 24.

Irvington Tour

Irvington Home Tour

The Irvington Home Tour is the longest continuously running neighborhood home tour in Portland. In fact, the initial Irvington Home Tour, conducted in 1967, was the first such tour in the city. The tour was scheduled intermittently until 1983, when the popular program became a permanent part of the Irvington Community Association’s annual calendar. Tickets are now… More