November 23, 2014

heart of the valley

Now On the Air in Corvallis

We’re now on the air in Corvallis at 95.7FM! All Classical Portland welcomes residents in the “Heart of the Valley” to our wonderful community of listeners. In addition to Corvallis, the new station also serves Philomath and Albany. Thanks to all those that helped make this station a reality for All Classical Portland. We hope you […]


Huggett & PBO

Monica Huggett leads Portland Baroque Orchestra in a concert of 17th Century music for trumpets and strings. Baroque trumpeters Kris Kwapis and Bruno Lourensetto are featured in these rarely-heard pieces by Farina, Biber, Muffat, Schmeltzer and Vejvanovsky. Two performances: November 22 at 7:30 p.m. and November 23 at 3 p.m. Check with PBO for details.

Saturday Matinee

Previewing The Rake

In the 1 p.m. hour of Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg welcomes Portland Opera General Director Christopher Mattaliano, who will shed like on Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, which the company presents in June. Ed also plays selections from a new compact disc by Daniel Hope: “Escape to Paradise,” which showcases the many European composers who […]

The Score

Thanks for the Melodies

As Thanksgiving approaches, host of The Score Edmund Stone expresses his gratitude to those composers who wrote his all-time favorite film themes. We’ll hear cinematic music from the likes of John Williams, Ennio Morricone, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and others. This loving tribute begins at 2 p.m. on November 22.


The Mahler Fifth

The Oregon Symphony performs Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and Alban Gerhardt is soloist in the Haydn C Major Cello Concerto in the orchestra’s upcoming concert. Carlos Kalmar conducts three performances: November 14 at 8 p.m. in Salem, and November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 at 8 p.m.in Portland. See details and reserve tickets from OSO.

True West

True West

Profile Theatre presents the final production in its Sam Shepard Season, a story in which two estranged brothers reconnect and wage a destructive battle through their fraternal bonds. Moments of humor and levity mingle with loneliness in this sharply written study of family ties and human frailty. Nick Ferrucci, Ben Newman, Diane Kondrat and Duffy Epstein are […]


MYS Doubleheader

Ensembles of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony appear in two separate concerts on successive days during the upcoming weekend. On November 22 at 7 p.m., the Jazz Ensembles I & II, Sousa, Concert and Symphonic Bands take to the stage at Warner Pacific College’s McGuire Auditorium, while at Glencoe High School the following day at 7 p.m., the Overture […]

The Score

Sound of the Baskervilles

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays themes composed to accompany the cinematic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, from the classic Basil Rathbone series to contemporary renditions starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch. The game will be afoot beginning at 2 p.m. on September 6.

East West

East West Encounter

Celebration Works presents concert pianist Susan Chan in a program featuring the music of J.S. Bach as well as several Chinese, Chinese-Canadian and Chinese-American composers, including Doming Lam, Alexina Louie, Tan Dun, Zhou Long, and Chen Yi. November 23 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1200 S.W. Alder, with free parking in the underground garage […]

45th Parallel

Vienna and Prague

45th Parallel presents a concert featuring music of Mozart, Smetana, Janácek and Martinu, performed by members of the Oregon Symphony’s wind section, as well as OSO Concertmaster Sarah Kwak and Greg Ewer, Artistic Director of 45th Parallel. November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in The Historic Old Church. Reserve tickets through 45th Parallel or Brown Paper […]