September 19, 2014

The Score

The Tartan & the Thistle

With the Scottish Independence Referendum coming up next week, host Edmund Stone devotes Saturday’s edition of The Score to themes from films about Scotland, including Braveheart, Rob Roy and Local Hero. The program airs at 2 p.m. on September 13, and lang may yer lum reek.

Ignacio Prego

Special Bach Fest Program

Tune-in for a special late-summer musical offering from this year’s Oregon Bach Festival, Portland Baroque Orchestra and harpsichordist Ignacio Prego. The program includes a concerto by CPE Bach and a set of works by Jean-Philippe Rameau, taken from his operas and arranged by Monica Huggett into a grand suite. Brandi Parisi hosts, this evening at 7pm, […]

Saturday Matinee

Saturday Matinee

For this weekend’s show, host Ed Goldberg offers the late Maya Angelou narrating Copland’s Lincoln Portrait and guitarist Miloš Karadaglic performing a charming three-minute version of Ravel’s Bolero, as well as Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy. There’ll also be music by Villa-Lobos, Puccini, Mozart, Bernstein and Dvorák. The program airs at 10 a.m. on August 30.

Club Mod

Naïve and Sentimental

Naïve and Sentimental Music, that is, which is the title of an orchestral work by John Adams that host Robert McBride will be playing on the next Club Mod. In addition, we’ll hear works by Ferruccio Busoni, Arvo Pärt, Colin McPhee…and even Anton Bruckner. The program airs at 8 p.m. on September 13.

The Score

Summer Blockbusters

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone samples music from movies designed to have mass appeal — and earn lots of money. That doesn’t preclude them from having great scores, however, and we’ll hear themes from some, including Godzilla, Maleficent and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The program airs at 2 […]


Open House!

Come check out the new digs at our summer open house on Friday, September 5th. Our doors will be open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. Stop by to take in the views, meet your favorite hosts and learn more about your classical music service. All ages are welcome. Call (503) 943-5828 […]


Britt Festival

Founded in 1963, the Britt Classical Festival features a professional orchestra of 90 musicians who come from all over the United States for a three-week stay in Southern Oregon. This year’s series, under new Music Director Teddy Abrams, includes seven concerts featuring, among others, violinist Augustin Hadelich, Béla Fleck on banjo, and vocalist Storm Large. […]

Symphony Hall

The Franck Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, one featured work is César Franck’s Symphony in D minor performed by the Orchestre des Champs-Elysees under Philippe Herreweghe. In addition, we’ll hear the String Quartet of E-flat of Jean Sibelius. Catch these works and much more on the night of September […]

On Deck

On Deck with Daniel Kim

The 17-year-old cellist won first place in Oregon’s State Solo Competition this year, and we’ll hear his winning performance of the finale to Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No.1. Daniel also loves pop music—he named his cello Shakira—laughs easily and has a charming positive attitude. He loves history and music, as well as his mother’s kimchee. Host Christa […]


Movie Music Magic

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra begins its 36th season with with a rousing and family-friendly free outdoor concert in downtown Vancouver’s Esther Short Park band shell. “The Magic of Music in the Movies” is under the direction of the Oregon Symphony’s resident conductor Paul Kim and hosted by All Classical’s Edmund Stone. The concert features some of the most memorable […]