Host Christa Wessel presents 15-year old high school sophomore Jenny Yu, a pianist, a violinist, and a four-time national medalist in ice-dancing. Jenny actually started playing piano in order to add musicality to her skating. Jenny is the second in a series of nine profiles on the winners of this year’s MetroArts Young Artist concert…. More
On this week’s show, host Robert McBride presents Ireland Old and New. Works by Desmond Earley, John Kinsella, and Donnacha Dennehy whose Gras agus Bas (Love and Death) features singer Iarla O Lionaird using an ancient style of singing in a 21st-century context. Program airs Saturday March 18 at 9 pm.
Host Brandi Parisi presents Denis Kozhukhin playing Prokofiev Ten Pieces from Romeo & Juliet. Also, the Jupiter Quartet plays the first quartet by Smetana. Program airs Sunday March 19 at 1 pm.
Friends of Chamber Music presents Trio con Brio Copenhagen. The group explores the piano trio repertoire with freshness and curiosity as well as with respect and reflection. Since its inception the trio has won most of the international competitions for piano trio, including the ARD (Munich), Vittorio Gui (Florence), the Trondheim Competition (Norway), the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson… More
The PCSO welcomes violin phenomenon, and Paganini International Violin Competition Winner, Alexander Markov. Maestro Markov will perform the breathtaking Violin Concerto of Tchaikovsky, as well as Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont, and Schubert’s Symphony No. 4, Tragic. Concerts Friday March 17 at 7:30 pm at Portland’s First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson, Portland and Sunday March 19 at 3 pm… More
Resident Choreographer Ihsan Rustem is wowing audiences worldwide. It seemed fitting that NW Dance Project commission its first full-length work from a choreographer who has had a tremendous impact on both its artists and audiences. Be ready to be enthralled by a new production of Carmen complete with fantastic original costumes designed by Project Runway… More
This week, host Brandi Parisi presents The Shanghai Quartet and pipa player Wu Man. The pipa is a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument, sometimes called the Chinese lute. Brandi will also present Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata, the Ensemble of Oregon performing excerpts from the Lagrime de San Pietro; and Sibelius for cello and piano.
Host Edmund Stone concludes our spring fundraising weekend on The Score with a special program for St. Patrick’s Day honoring the best music composed for movies about Ireland and the Irish, including The Quiet Man, Far and Away, Angela’s Ashes, Waking Ned Divine, and more. That’s on the next edition of The Score, Sunday March… More
The Portland Baroque Orchestra presents world-renowned Baroque soprano Suzie LeBlanc who joins conductor Monica Huggett to stir up a Shakespearean storm performing 17th-century songs and airs inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. Original songs from Shakespeare’s time join music from the 1674 revival of The Tempest, and selections from Henry Purcell’s 1692 masque The Fairy-Queen (based on… More
PYP’s Young String Ensemble, conductor Inés Voglar Belgique, and PDX Parent invite you to the annual, family-friendly Cushion Concerts for children 2 to 8 years old on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the World Forestry Center. Bring your little ones and your cushions or blankets for floor seating for an interactive musical adventure for the… More