December 09, 2016


Advent Concert

The highlight of the Christmas season, the Advent Concert features the University Singers, directed by Michael Connolly, with student conducting associates Molly Kerns and Jasmine Tsai, and the Women’s Chorale, directed by Kathryn Briggs. Traditional carols and readings supplement choral performances. A featured piece for the University Singers is Missa Criolla by Ariel Ramírez, inspired… More

Played in Oregon

Newport Symphony Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah

Dr. Paul Klemme conducts the Newport Symphony Orchestra with the Willamette Master Chorus and the Central Coast Chorale in selections from Messiah by George Frederic Handel. The Central Coast Chorale is conducted by its founder, Dr. Mary Lee Scoville. Performances December 3 at 7:30 pm and December 4 at 2 pm at the Newport Performing Arts… More


Portland Piano International: Nelson Goerner

The Argentinean pianist Nelson Goerner (born 1969) has an impressive international career and can be seen as one of the most remarkable pianists of his generation. Goerner studied at the National Conservatory of Buenos Aires. After receiving the first prize at the Franz Liszt Competition (1986) in Buenos Aires he continued his studies with Maria… More


Club Mod LIVE

Tune in as host Robert McBride presents a special Club Mod LIVE this Saturday beginning at 8pm, inspired by the Oregon Symphony’s first performance of Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony. Quintessential music by Olivier Messiaen, Debussy, Saariaho, Stockhausen and local composers for various combinations of flute, cello and piano. Performers include Amelia Lukas, Valdine Mishkin, and Monica… More


The Score: Great Speeches

Films sometimes include rousing impromptu speeches and historical calls to arms.  Host Edmund Stone will include speeches and scores from The King’s Speech, Independence Day and Henry V. Do listen this Saturday at 2pm.


Met Opera: Manon Lescaut

The 86th season of the New York Metropolitan Opera broadcasts starts this Saturday with Puccini’s Manon Lescaut. Anna Netrebko performs in the title role, a heroine as alluring and irresistible as her adored city of Paris. Marcelo Álvarez is her obsessed lover in the opera that made Puccini famous, showcased in Richard Eyre’s heated,1940s film noir–inspired production,… More

Thursdays at Three

Thursdays @ Three

Robert McBride hosts pianist and composer Ian Guthrie. Most recently, Guthrie received first prize in the Washington State Music Teachers National Association Composers Competition and third prize in the Great Composers Competition: Masters of Piano Sonata. His works have been performed by groups such as Indaco String Quartet, fEARnoMUSIC, Portland’s Metropolitan Youth Symphony, the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, and… More


Gratitude On Demand

This Thanksgiving All Classical Portland shared special messages from the All Classical Gratitude Line on the air. These heartfelt dedications and inspirational stories are woven together with especially festive programming to create a uniquely beautiful and deeply moving aural tapestry of thanks. The 2016 Gratitude Line program is now available in the audio archive for two weeks! Share these wonderful messages… More


Thanksgiving Wine Weekend!

Again this year, the Willamette Valley Wineries Association presents the Wine Country Thanksgiving Weekend, featuring more than 150 wineries and tasting rooms offering special tastings, food pairings and more! The event runs this Friday through Sunday, November 25 – 27. For a map, guide, and full details visit the Wine Country Thanksgiving Weekend website.


Oregon Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops

Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, the Oregon Symphony, and the Pacific Youth Choir get the festive season off to a magical start with your favorite carols and beloved holiday melodies. For details and tickets, visit the Oregon Symphony website.