July 02, 2016

Club Mod

An Overview of “Overview”

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride previews The Overview Effect, a multi-media event by the Bridgetown Orchestra that lifts off this week at Portland Center Stage. Inspired by the writings of astronaut Edgar Mitchell, local composer Tyler Neist has taken the concept of the overview effect — a cognitive shift in awareness experienced during spaceflight… More

The Score

“We Was Robbed”

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone listens to great film music that was perhaps unjustly overlooked when it came time to pass out the Oscars. We’ll hear non-award-winning themes from Batman, Superman, Gladiator and Edward Scissorhands. The program airs at 2 p.m. on May 7.

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This Sunday, host Brandi Parisi features a recent performance by the Calder Quartet of Leoš Janáček’s Quartet No. 2,  Intimate Letters. The program airs at 1 p.m. on June 19.

voteforus spotlight

Vote for All Classical Portland!

We made it into the final round! With your help we are in the running in four categories for Willamette Week’s Best of Portland 2016 hot list: “Best Radio Station” “Best Radio Station (music)” “Best Radio Personality” (go Christa!!) “Best Local Radio Show” (props to The Score!) Help us go the distance with a WIN by… More

La Mancha

Man of La Mancha

Lakewood Theatre Company concludes its current season with the acclaimed musical inspired by the writings of Miguel de Cervantes. Telling the story of a glorious madman who believes himself to be a knight, accompanied by his faithful companion, Sancho, the work’s brilliant storytelling, captivating music, and memorable characters make the stage come alive with hope springing from the depths of… More


Bag&Baggage: Emma

In celebration of the bicentenary of the Jane Austen novel, Bag&Baggage presents the Oregon premiere of Michael Fry’s adaptation. Emma is one of the best-known and most-beloved of all English novels, with a story that has delighted generations of readers. This version brings to life all of the wonderfully eccentric characters from Austen’s little England, as played by… More

Played in  Oregon

Played in Oregon

The Classical Britt Festival opens later this summer, and on this Sunday’s show, host Brandi Parisi takes a listen back at some of last year’s performances. The program airs at 1 p.m. on June 26.

Saturday Matinee

Westminster to Jacksonville

Saturday Matinee offers another eclectic musical brunch this weekend. Host Ed Goldberg leads us musically through London to Scarborough Fair, eventually winding up in a Florida orange grove. During the 11 a.m. hour, Brandi Parisi shares excerpts from Portland Opera’s past production of Showboat, and later there’ll also be some gorgeous sacred works by Mozart and Handel sung… More


Giving Tuesday!

It’s easy to give back, and give yourself the gift of music. This Giving Tuesday, make a contribution to support the radio service you rely on. You can make your gift online, or by calling 1-888-306-5277.


Make Music Day PDX – June 21

On Tuesday, June 21, Portland comes alive with a citywide celebration of music, with Make Music Day PDX. Featuring 71 performing ensembles at 21 venues all aroundthe city, all events are FREE and open to the public. Make Music Day PDX is a celebration of music of all genres played by and enjoyed by people of all stripes.  We present music… More