For the past three seasons, Senior Announcer Robert McBride has graciously hosted All Classical Portland’s live broadcast program, Thursdays @ Three. He has engaged countless musicians, live audiences and radio listeners with his intelligent, thoughtful and often humorous interactions with world-class soloists and celebrated local artists. However, Robert is transitioning towards his retirement next year,… More
The critically acclaimed Oregon Guitar Quartet is an ensemble of four of the finest classical guitarists residing in Portland, Oregon. The group’s members Mario Diaz, John Mery, Jesse McCann, and Bryan Johanson have been performing and recording together for nearly a decade. Their 2010 debut album Something Wondrous Fair was met with outstanding approval. Soundboard’s Jim McCutcheon… More
With the fundraiser in full swing, host Edmund Stone presents a special three-hour live fundraising edition. Tune in to support your favorite film music show and enjoy the creative talents of John Williams, Danny Elfman, Jerry Goldsmith, Hans Zimmer, and many more. Edmund is joined by co-host and All Classical’s Music Director – John Pitman…. More
Gustav Baur is the first bagpiper to ever appear “On Deck.” In addition to playing bagpipes, the 16-year old is also a Scottish fiddler and he sings with the Pacific Youth Choir. You can meet this fascinating young musician Saturday, September 16 at 5pm “On Deck with Young Musicians,” hosted by Christa Wessel.
Featuring the best-selling CD of the same title by the Portland State Chamber Choir. The Choir sings Heaven from Tan Dun’s Symphony 1997; General Booth Enters Into Heaven by Charles Ives; and Libby Larsen’s Rodeo Queen of Heaven. Host Robert McBride presents Saturday, September 16 at 9:00 pm.
In its season opening concert, The Newport Symphony Orchestra presents at the Ocean, a symphonic performance with photochoreographed images displaying an inspiring tribute to America’s national parks, and Sagaland, a profoundly beautiful visual journey through Iceland’s epic landscapes. Performances Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm, both at the Newport Performing Arts… More
Opera Theatre Oregon presents Two Yosemites, An Environmental Opera with music and libretto by Justin Ralls. Setting to music “the most famous camping trip in history,” Two Yosemites recreates the remarkable 1903 meeting between President Theodore Roosevelt and famous conservationist John Muir. Performances at Lewis and Clark College on September 8, 15 and 16. Preview videos and tickets are available at… More
Inspired by its intimate and scenic hillside venue, the Britt Festival aims to provide diverse live performances, an incomparable orchestra season, and dynamic education programs that create a sense of discovery and community. The Festival embraces artistic risk-taking through exploration, collaboration and creation that intentionally integrates education and performance. This summer’s concerts include The Temptations & The… More
Guest host Brandi Parisi presents The Oregon Symphony playing the score to the hit film La La Land. Plus, two different projects that bring pianos outdoors. We’ll visit the Piano Push Play project, which gave passersby the chance to play pianos in city parks and streetcorners. And, pianist Hunter Noack takes his Steinway into Oregon’s forests,… More
Ed will be joined by Brandi Parisi and Warren Black to share some of your Saturday Matinee favorites – and encourage you to contribute to this unique service during our Fall fundraiser! Saturday, September 9 at 10 am.