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April 23, 2017

The Score: Music to the Films of Tom Hanks

Note that this week the Score airs at 3 pm Saturday April 8, rather than the usual 2 pm! This due to the length of the Met Opera broadcast. This week host Edmund Stone continues the occasional series of Hollywood’s “A” List with music from 35 years of this versatile actor, from Forrest Gump and… More

On Deck with Young Musicians

This week, host Christa Wessel talks with Fumika Mizuno, an 18-year old violinist and high school senior who has won a spot on the MetroArts Young Artists Debut concert for the second time.  We last talked with her during her freshman year; we’ll see what’s changed in her life since then. Program airs Saturday April… More

Club Mod

Thrive on Routine is the title of a string quartet by Timo Andres, composed in 2010 for ACME, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble. Host Robert McBride presents the work’s four movements: Morning, Potatoes, Passacaglia, and Coda. The composer said he was inspired by a description he read of a typical morning routine by Charles Ives:… More

Played in Oregon

Anderson & Roe’s February concert at Lincoln Performance Hall, including works by Piazolla, Thomas Ades, Franz Schubert, and more is featured this week on Played in Oregon with host Brandi Parisi. With Billboard chart-topping albums, Emmy-nominated music videos, and an extensive international touring schedule, the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo aims to make classical music… More


Soloists, orchestra, and chorus on stage together again…it’s the return of Big Night, Portland Opera’s popular highlights concert! Big Night is a celebration of opera’s greatest hits. Bring a friend and share your love of opera with someone new. Audiences love this showcase of the biggest and best opera arias, duets, and choral pieces. “When… More

FOCM: Susan Graham

Friends of Chamber Music presenst Susan Graham – dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone. Graham rose to the highest echelon of international artists within just a few years of her professional debut, mastering an astonishing range of repertoire and genres along the way. “Once Graham opens her mouth, a listener can only submit to a lustrous… More

Music in the Woods: Songs of Spring

The concert features Amelia Lukas, Flute; Arwen Myers, Soprano; Nancy Ives, Cello; and Susan DeWitt Smith, piano. Amelia Lukas, known for her fine flute playing and directorial prowess, has crafted a beautifully balanced and innovative program for flute, soprano, cello and piano entitled “Songs of Spring.” Languid, lush and lovely music from celebrated American, French,… More

OSO: Mozart Requiem

The Oregon Symphony Orchestra presents Katie Van Kooten, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Jack Swanson, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone; and Members of the Portland Symphonic Choir in a performance to ponder the meaning of life. The immortal music Mozart wrote on his own deathbed and left unfinished makes a fitting companion piece for Igor Stravinsky’s powerful Symphony in Three Movements, written… More

OSO Broadcast – PREMIERE!

Join host Brandi Parisi for our FINAL Oregon Symphony Orchestra broadcast of the season! This concert features Antonín Dvořák’s lush Cello Concerto in B minor with the enigmatic Dutch soloist Harriet Krijgh, Barber’s beloved Souvenirs, and most exciting of all, the WORLD PREMIERE of Portland native composer/performer Kenji Bunch’s Aspects of an Elephant.  Bunch’s music, which combines vernacular… More

Thursdays @ Three

Join flutist Amelia Lukas and pianist Susan DeWitt Smith for a preview of their upcoming performance, “Songs of Spring” taking place at Music in the Woods this Saturday afternoon. For this iteration, they will perform lush and lovely offerings by French composers Faure, Satie and Pessard, and the heavily French influenced master of the piano,… More