October 23, 2016

Thursdays at Three

Thursdays @ Three

Oregon Symphony Principal Cellist Nancy Ives with friends violinist Ines Voglar and pianists Cary Lewis and Susan Smith will play selections from Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 1, highlights from Nancy’s “Allemande” project, and a couple of Pastorales by Martinu. Christa Wessel will guest host this week’s program.  

OSO on demand

OSO Encore Broadcast

We continue to celebrate our local Oregon Symphony Orchestra with ‘encore’ broadcasts, leading up to their 120th season kickoff with Renee Fleming on September 10th.  This Thursday September 8th at 7pm is our final encore, featuring last season’s magnificent performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. Carlos Kalmar conducts this epic work, the longest symphony in the standard repertoire. But then,… More


Waterfront Concert Broadcast!

On Thursday September 1st, we once again offered a LIVE broadcast of the Waterfront Concert sponsored by The Oregon State School of Arts & Communication, and hosted by Program Director Suzanne Nance and Senior Announcer Robert McBride! This event signaled the opening of the music season in Portland and kicked off the Oregon Symphony’s 120th Anniversary Season…. More


Saturday Matinee

Host Ed Goldberg features Neil Sedaka, who as a young pop singer crooned that “Breaking Up is Hard to Do.” Now the Julliard-trained composer is writing concertos such as Manhattan Intermezzo, which debuts this week. We’ll also hear everyone’s favorite Swedish tenor, Jussi Björling, the Flower Duet, and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, played by Third Angle New… More


The Votes Are In!

You did it! The Best of Portland results are in and All Classical Portland took first place in multiple categories: Christa Wessel won Best Radio Personality and Edmund Stone’s The Score took first place for Best Local Radio Show. Furthermore, All Classical Portland received Honorable Mention for Best Radio Station as well as Runner Up for Best Best Radio Station (Music)…. More

The Score

Star Trek: The First Half-Century

Millions of fans worldwide have enjoyed the long lived and prosperous Star Trek series. On the upcoming edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays music spanning the five decades of the Star Trek franchise. The program airs at 2 p.m. Saturday October 8.


On Deck with David Chen

This 16-year old junior at Sunset High School has been a member of the Pacific Youth Choir for ten years. As host Christa Wessel notes, singing is obviously a huge part of his life. In this week’s show we’ll learn about two of his other passions and how they intertwine: David is part of both his school’s leadership… More


CMNW: Emerson Quartet

In its 2016-17 season, Chamber Music Northwest will have its first-ever Artists-in-Residence: the nine-time Grammy-winning Emerson String Quartet. In this second of four concerts over the coming months, the ensemble offers a program that includes quartets by Dvorák, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. October 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Newmark Theatre. Reserve tickets.

The Score

Your Favorite Film Themes

On The Score this Saturday, host Edmund Stone is joined by All Classical Music Director John Pitman in a special live edition. The two will share some of their favorite cinematic music. Listen in when the program airs at 2 p.m. on October 1, as part of our Fundraiser.

On Deck

On Deck with Anna Larson

This young oboist was 18 when Christa spoke with her last spring. Anna had just won the Portland Youth Philharmonic’s Concerto Competition, and she later performed Vaughan Williams’ Concerto for Oboe on the stage of the Schnitzer Concert Hall with PYP. It was her first opportunity to perform with an orchestra, and it only further fueled her… More