April 20, 2014

Ed Goldberg Squared

Author Author

Both an author and an interviewer of authors, All Classical’s Ed Goldberg offers a program of discussion with local and touring writers. From Laura Lippman talking about her latest literary crime novel to Hedrick Smith analyzing the financial meltdown of four years ago, you’ll hear lively chat and gain some insights. Catch this web-only feature […]

Kenji Bunch


Kenji Bunch, an acclaimed composer and violist who recently returned to his Portland roots after 22 years of study and success in New York City, will take the artistic helm of FearNoMusic in May. Bunch’s appointment is celebrated in To Brooklyn and Back, a retrospective of the chamber music of Bunch, at 8 p.m. on […]

NW Previews


Fear No Music hosts a celebration for their new artistic director, composer Kenji Bunch; Oregon Symphony musicians play Classical up Close; and Dancer Alison Roper takes her final bows after eighteen seasons with Oregon Ballet Theater. It’s all on the next installment of our survey of upcoming cultural events, beginning at 6:02 p.m. on April […]

Concert Hall


Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Wednesday, Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 in C Major is featured, as well as En Saga by Sibelius. The night of music begins at 8 p.m. on April 16.

The Score

Getting Even

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays themes from film about people bent on revenge. From Moby Dick and Kill Bill to High Noon and Unforgiven, we’ll listen to music for settling scores. Settle in for The Score, beginning at 2 p.m. on April 12.

Young Artists

On Deck with Young Musicians

Over the last several weeks, we’ve met the young musicians who appeared in this year’s MetroArts Young Artist Concert. Tune in April 12 at 5 p.m. to hear more of those performances — we aired the first half of them last Saturday.

Club Mod

The Modern Marriner

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride lets Neville Marriner take the stage just before the conductor’s 90th birthday, which comes up next Tuesday. Although Marriner is perhaps more famous for recordings of Mozart, Bach and other music of centuries past, we’ll hear him try his hand at more recent compositions by Stravinsky, Honegger, […]

Played in Oregon

PCO Messiah Reprise

On the next Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi plays Parts 2 and 3 from the performance of Messiah given last December by the Portland Chamber Orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble, with soloists that included Angel Niederloh and Brian Tierney. The program airs at 1 p.m. on April 13.

St John Passion

Sounds for a Sunday

We’ll be broadcasting a trio of big works on April 13:  At 1 p.m., Played in Oregon presents Parts 2 and 3 of Handel’s Messiah, as performed last year by Portland Chamber Orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble. Then, at 3 p.m., we’ll hear Portland Baroque Orchestra’s recent offering of Bach’s St. John Passion, with Cappella […]

Vancouver Symphony

Season of Stars

The next concert by the Vancouver Symphony combines the talents of three winners of its 20th Annual Young Artists Competition with two selections by Jean Sibelius.The Finnish composer’s Karelia and Symphony No. 7 are on the program, and Valerie Ding, Fumika Mizuno and Hannah Moon perform as soloists in music by Saint-Saëns, Liszt and Grieg. […]