April 23, 2014

Android App

New Android App

The All Classical Portland mobile app is now available for Android. We had many requests for the Android version app, and we’re excited to offer it free to our listeners. Stream our radio station anywhere, anytime. See our mobile apps web page at this link.

Ed Goldberg Squared

Author Author

Both an author and an interviewer of authors, All Classical’s Ed Goldberg offers a program of discussion with local and touring writers. From Laura Lippman talking about her latest literary crime novel to Hedrick Smith analyzing the financial meltdown of four years ago, you’ll hear lively chat and gain some insights. Catch this web-only feature […]

Played in Oregon

Stravinsky & Strauss

This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises a Corvallis performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka Suite, as well as a rendition of Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 by Kelsi McGlothin, winner of the Chamber Music Society of Oregon’s Concerto Competition. The program airs at 1 p.m. on April 20.

Club Mod

La Pasion Segun

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride plays Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov’s take on the Gospel According to St. Mark. Commissioned by the International Bach Academy and its director, Helmuth Rilling, as part of their observation of the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach, the work received its premiere in 2000 […]


On Deck with Young Musicians

This week, On Deck heads to summer camp and visits YMA: Young Musicians and Artists. Almost four decades old, the program provides a high-quality residential summer performing and visual arts experience for students, who receive professional instruction in dance, instrumental music, photography, creative writing, piano, musical theater, songwriting, composition, theatre, visual arts, and vocal music. […]

The Score

Sounding Funny

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone explores how to get a laugh with music. We’ll look at the art of composing for film comedies, drawing on themes from Young Frankenstein, Ghostbusters, and the Austin Powers movies. The program airs at 2 p.m. on April 19.

Met Opera

Live from the Met

Our next live Metropolitan Opera broadcast features a performance of Richard Strauss’ Arabella. Swedish soprano Malin Byström sings the title role in this nostalgic romance that explores the fleeting charms of youth. Michael Volle and Juliane Banse also appear, and Philippe Auguin conducts. The curtain rises on April 19 at 10 a.m.

Kenji Bunch


Kenji Bunch, an acclaimed composer and violist who recently returned to his Portland roots after 22 years of study and success in New York City, will take the artistic helm of FearNoMusic in May. Bunch’s appointment is celebrated in To Brooklyn and Back, a retrospective of the chamber music of Bunch, at 8 p.m. on […]

NW Previews


Fear No Music hosts a celebration for their new artistic director, composer Kenji Bunch; Oregon Symphony musicians play Classical up Close; and Dancer Alison Roper takes her final bows after eighteen seasons with Oregon Ballet Theater. It’s all on the next installment of our survey of upcoming cultural events, beginning at 6:02 p.m. on April […]

Concert Hall


Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C Major is featured, as well as En Saga by Sibelius. The night of music begins at 8 p.m. on April 16.