July 26, 2016


BCC: Baroque Holiday Concert

The Bach Cantata Choir presents their annual Baroque Holiday Concert, this year featuring the first three parts of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Victoria’s O Magnum Mysterium, and Hodie Christus Natus Est by Sweelinck. December 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, N.E. 45th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. Reserve tickets.

The Score

The Score Fundraiser, Live

This weekend, John Pitman joins Edmund Stone for a special, live fundraising session of The Score featuring some of their all-time favorite film music, including a sampling from our recent Score compact disc. Listen in, starting at 2 p.m. both March 5 and 6.

Saturday Matinee

Saturday Matinee Is Back!

Beginning this Saturday at 10am, on-air host Ed Goldberg returns with another summer of “Saturday Matinee,” our weekly four-hour celebration of the best in opera, operetta, musical theater, film music and Americana. Ed’s first installment features a tribute to retiring Metropolitan Opera conductor, James Levine. At 11am, Brandi Parisi hosts highlights from last season’s Portland Opera performance of… More

Portland Opera

The Magic Flute

Portland Opera stages Mozart’s Singspiele masterpiece, using Maurice Sendak’s fairytale designs as the perfect visual counterpart to the work’s radiant score. Four performances: May 6, 12 and 14 at 7:30 p.m., and May 8 at 2 p.m., all in Keller Auditorium. Sung in English with projected texts. Reserve  tickets.


Classical Countdown Results!

Our listeners have spoken! We aired the top selections all day on New Year’s Eve, eventually getting to the number one favorite piece at midnight and continuing with Honorable Mentions on New Year’s Day. Consult the final listing of favorites here.

Irvington Tour

Irvington Home Tour

The Irvington Home Tour is the longest continuously running neighborhood home tour in Portland. In fact, the initial Irvington Home Tour, conducted in 1967, was the first such tour in the city. The tour was scheduled intermittently until 1983, when the popular program became a permanent part of the Irvington Community Association’s annual calendar. Tickets are now… More

Julius Caesar

UP: Julius Caesar

University of Portland Performing & Fine Arts presents Shakespeare’s tragedy in a production running April 8-10 and 13-15. Shows are at 7:30 p.m., except for the 2 p.m. matinee on April 10. For tickets, call the Mago Hunt Center Box Office at 503-943-7287, or email magohuntboxoffice@up.edu.

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

On this Sunday’s show, host Brandi Parisi reprises a performance by the Pacifica Quartet of one of Dmitri Shostakovich’s string quartets — a piece inspired by, of all things, a visit to an orthopedic clinic. We’ll also hear Portland favorites Carol Sindell and Hamilton Cheifetz perform a work by Johannes Brahms. The program airs at 1… More


Nine Lessons & Carols Live

Once again, All Classical Portland brings listeners the live performance of A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve from King’s College Chapel, Cambridge. This service has been broadcast since 1928 and now reaches millions around the world. Always opening with “Once in Royal David’s City,” it includes a newly-commissioned carol every year. The program airs at… More

Sing-Along Messiah

Sing-Along Messiah

David York directs in this free event. Scores will be provided or participants are welcome to bring their own. There are no soloists; everyone sings all the choruses. Prelude entertainment will be provided by students of Michael Allen Harrison, and doors open at 6:30 p.m. December 18 at 8 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Avenue in Portland.