March 31, 2015


Pastoral Symphony

Dr. Jeffrey Specht leads the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra in a concert with two popular works: Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony and Schumann’s Piano Concerto, featuring soloist Susan Smith. In the Chapel at Mary’s Woods in Marylhurst, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Check with OPACO for ticket reservations.


KQAC Tower Repairs

Over the next two weeks, All Classical Portland’s tower on Sylvan Hill will be undergoing repairs, causing the station to use our back-up antenna at times. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the tower crew. You may hear a short burst when the station switches to our back-up antenna, but KQAC will remain at full coverage, and […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

On this weekend’s program, host Brandi Parisi reprises performances from last year’s Vancouver Symphony Young Artists Competition Concert — this year’s concert is coming up next month. We’ll also hear lyric tenor Matthew Polenzani in works by Liszt and Satie. The program airs at 1 p.m. on March 29.


Reflections of Venice

Portland Baroque Orchestra welcomes Gonzalo X. Ruiz in his PBO directing debut in this program of music created for and inspired by Venice, including a new arrangement by Ruiz of selections from Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite, after Pergolesi and Gallo. Bassoonist Nate Helgeson also performs in the concert, which in addition features works by Handel, Gabrieli, Marcello and others. An […]

On Deck

On Deck with Annie Zhang

This Saturday, host Christa Wessel profiles the youngest member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic, who is also the youngest participant in this year’s MetroArts Young Artist Concert. We’ll meet this amazing 13-year-old cellist at 5 p.m. on March 21.

The Score

Seen and Heard

On the first edition of The Score for 2015, host Edmund Stone looks back at 2014 and reviews some of the best soundtracks of that year, including those for The Imitation Game, Maleficent and Guardians of the Galaxy. The retrospective begins at 2 p.m. on January 3.


NSO in Concert

The next concert by the Newport Symphony features an all-Russian program, with Conductor Adam Flatt and the orchestra welcoming pianist Alexander Tutunov as soloist in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, which is paired with the Sixth Symphony of Shostakovich. Two performances: March 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m., both in the […]


Oh, What a Beautiful Evening!

Oregon Repertory Singers and its youth choirs stage an enchanted evening celebrating the glory days of Broadway musicals, with favorite songs and scenes by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Lorentz Hart and Jerome Kern. Songstress Naomi LaViolette and her combo accompany the singers and play throughout the evening, and musical numbers are paired with local […]

Played in Oregon

Fiery Muses

The next Played in Oregon features music with blazing passion, able to cut through anyone’s mid-winter blahs — courtesy of Adam Flatt and the Newport Symphony Orchestra. From the orchestra’s November concert, host Brandi Parisi reprises works by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona, Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, and the Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2 of Manuel de Falla, as well as Chausson’s Poeme […]


New OSO CD on Air

During this week’s Fundraiser, we’re featuring the latest cd from the Oregon Symphony as a new thank you gift! To hear the OSO under Carlos Kalmar perform  Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3, the Suite from The Incredible Flutist by Walter Piston, and George Antheil’s Jazz Symphony, tune in for excerpts throughout our fundraiser, or simply donate $200 or more […]