October 22, 2014

Symphony Hall

Oxford Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Tuesday, one featured work is Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 92, known at the Oxford. We’ll also hear J.S. Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite, a violin sonata by Mozart, and Arthur Foote’s Suite in E. Catch these works and much more on the […]

The Score

2 Special Score B’casts!

With our Fall Fundraiser under way, this weekend’s installments of The Score will be extended three-hour editions with host Edmund Stone and special guest Jack Allen. Join them for a sonic extravaganza featuring some of the most riveting, poignant and beloved themes from the world of film music. The program runs from 2 to 5 […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This week on our program devoted to reprising recent area concert performances, host Brandi Parisi offers Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet for strings, a piece often considered his first mature work. The performance should be magical, for the players are the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble. The program airs at 1 p.m. on […]

Opera on Screen

Opera on Screen

Portland Opera and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry present a series of high-definition film screenings of recent productions from the San Francisco Opera on selected Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons through October 19. The series opens on September 5 with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and includes Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Puccini’s La Rondine, and Samson and Delilah […]

Symphony Hall

Dvorák’s Seventh Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, one featured work is Antonin Dvorák’s Symphony No. 7, performed by The Czech Philharmonic under Jirí Belohlávek. We’ll also hear the Beaux Arts Trio play Haydn’s Piano Trio in E Flat, and Vladimir Ashkenazy as soloist and conductor in Mozart’s […]

On Deck

On Deck with William Karceski

The 17–year–old trombone player has just been appointed principal trombone of the Portland Youth Philharmonic, and that leadership position has sparked his passion for classical music to the point where he’s envisioning a career as an orchestral musician.  Also an Eagle Scout, William proudly calls himself a “classical music nerd.”  Join Christa Wessel as she visits with him at […]


Korngold Violin Concerto

Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma makes her Portland debut with the Oregon Symphony, performing as soloist in the Korngold work. The program also includes Orpheus by Stravinsky, Mozart’s Symphony No. 32, and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks by Richard Strauss. Michael Francis conducts. Two performances in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: October 11 at 7:30 p.m. and October […]

Played in Oregon

Summerfest Featured

You may know about Portland Summerfest’s annual free Opera in the Park, but another mission of the organization is to nurture the next generation of professional opera singers, and to that end they host a competition and benefit concert for promising young singers to share their talent. This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi […]

The Score

The Big Heist

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays music from films depicting bold and brilliant acts of thievery. Among the movies represented are The Ladykillers, The Thomas Crown Affair and The Usual Suspects. The program airs at 2 p.m. on October 11.


Philharmonia Quartett Berlin

Friends of Chamber Music presents the acclaimed ensemble, originally formed by the principal concertmaster and string section leaders of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Two performances, both at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University: An all-Beethoven program on October 13, featuring the composer’s Opp. 95 and 135 quartets, plus […]