February 23, 2017

Northwest Previews

Host Andrea Murray presents Portland Opera with a program called “Songs of Love and War.”   Plus, an interview with conductor Gerard Schwarz, who’s just written his autobiography. Program airs Thursday February 16 at 6 pm.

Thursdays @ Three

Host Robert McBride brings us guitarist Lily Afshar, violinist Inés Voglar Belgigue, and other Lewis & Clark College music faculty. Lily Afshar is a virtuosa who brings passion to her performance. Acclaimed as “one of the world’s foremost classical guitarists” according to Public Radio International. Her unique life story finds expression in her art. The Washington… More


Just for today’s Love-Fest, get an All Classical Portland logo Love Bottle at a special discounted price and we’ll throw in a squishy heart and two temporary tattoos! These beautiful, custom 500 mL glass water bottles to take on picnics and adventures of all kinds. Love Bottle is a beautiful, reusable glass bottle, but it is… More

Portland Youth Philharmonic

Two of Portland Youth Philharmonic’s performing groups, the Conservatory Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble will present their Cadenza Concert in Vancouver’s Skyview Auditorium. “Our audiences at Skyview are wonderful, and they enjoy the warm acoustics of the auditorium,” says Musical Director David Hattner. “This year, students of all ages can hear the whole concert, and… More

Cappella Romana: Arvo Pärt Festival

The first-ever festival in North America dedicated to the music of Estonian Orthodox composer Arvo Pärt will take place February 5 – 12, 2017 in Portland, presented by the Northwest’s leading professional chamber choir, Cappella Romana. Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. The Arvo Pärt Festival features eight live performances of… More

Club Mod: Getting Away With Murder

Carlo Gesualdo di Venosa, Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza, was an Italian Renaissance composer. Gesualdo brutally murdered his wife and her lover, then died in 1613. His music still inspires other composers 400 years later. Gesualdo is known for his books of sacred and secular vocal music, particularly his madrigals, some of which… More

On Deck with Young Musicians

Josephine West is an 18-year old pianist, violinist and singer, who got her start with music by singing and chanting in her family’s Greek Orthodox Church.  Josephine will be attending PSU in the fall to pursue a degree in Music Education.  Host Christa Wessel introduces Josephine Saturday February 11 at 5pm.

Portland Piano International: George Li

Silver medalist in the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition and winner of the prestigious XIV Concours International Grand Prix Animato 2014 Paris, George Li (黎卓宇) is regarded as one of the world’s most talented and creative young pianists. His astonishing technique, distinctive tonal quality, and exceptional musicality have earned him consistent critical acclaim (New York Times,Washington… More

Met Opera: Carmen

French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine stars as Bizet’s immortal Gypsy heroine. Tenor Marcelo Álvarez is her hapless soldier Don José, and newcomer Maria Agresta—a sensation in her debut in La Bohème last season—is the devoted Micaëla, who fights to save him. Asher Fisch conducts. Bizet’s masterpiece of the gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules has… More

Thursdays @ Three

Host Robert McBride presents guitarist Scott Kritzer and Portland Opera. Kritzer’s consummate commitment to technical excellence as the solid structure beneath an unparalleled sense of musicality has brought him over two decades of accolades from audiences and critics alike, in concert halls in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Vancouver, B.C., Los Angeles, Sapporo, Washington, D.C., Munich, and New York…. More