October 09, 2015

Big Horn

On Deck with Elise Morgan

This member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic lives on a farm in Dayton, where she raises sheep and chickens. Her free time is spent playing the French horn, however, and each week she has a ninety-minute commute to PYP rehearsals. This weekend, host Christ Wessel chats with Elise about her love for the horn and small […]


ART: 4000 Miles

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Amy Herzog’s subtle comedic drama — and Pulitzer Prize finalist — in this production directed by Alana Byington. Twenty-one-year-old Leo bikes across the country to arrive unannounced at his 91-year-old grandmother’s Manhattan apartment. Burdened by inertia while trying to escape his past, the young man’s world views are rattled by the elderly woman’s recollection of […]

NW Previews

NW Previews Hiatus

Everyone deserves a vacation now and then, and NW Previews is taking its respite during the month of August. To check on concerts, plays and more that lie in the offing, consult All Classical’s Cultural Calendar while awaiting the return, in September, of our regular feature devoted to upcoming events.

Club Mod

City of Tomorrow

Believe it or not, that’s the name of a wind quintet, and they’ll be dropping by Club Mod this weekend to talk about their work and encourage you to support the work of All Classical Portland. And don’t worry — we’ll hear the quintet play, which they do extremely well. Host Robert McBride will also have on […]


Fall Festival of the Arts

The West Columbia Gorge Chamber Of Commerce hosts this event, whose activities span the area from Troutdale to Cascade Locks, October 2 through 4. Saturday is the keystone of the Festival, with art, music, wine, and food in Troutdale, all centered around Glenn Otto Park by the Sandy River. Regional fine artists will be displaying their […]


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Rake's Progress

The Rake’s Progress

Only one more performance remains of Portland Opera’s production of Igor Stravinsky’s musical homage to Mozart, inspired by William Hogarth’s 18th Century paintings depicting the rise and fall of Tom Rakehell in London society. With the legendary scenery and costumes designed by artist David Hockney for the Glyndebourne Festival in 1975, Maureen McKay, Arthur Woodley, Angela Niederoh, […]

SatMat and Score

Fundraiser Editions

This weekend, tune in for special installments of Saturday Matinee and The Score during our Fall Fundraiser. Host Ed Goldberg offers his usual eclectic mix of opera, musical theater, operetta and Americana from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and immediately afterward, Edmond Stone oversees three hours of engaging film music with guest co-host John Pitman. The programs air […]


Anne Akiko Meyers with VSO

The Vancouver Symphony and Music Director Salvador Brotons join the renowned violinist in two concert performances that open the Orchestra’s new season. Meyers is soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade, and the program also features the composer’s Candide Overture and Suites Nos. 1 and 2 from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. Two concerts: October 3 at 3 p.m. […]

VSO Gala

VSO Gala Fundraiser

The Vancouver Symphony celebrates Salvador Brotons’ Silver Anniversary as Artistic Director and Conductor during its annual fundraiser, this year titled “Over the Rainbow.” The VSO event features live and silent auctions, as well as live music by a variety of Orchestra members and other local professional musicians — works that include danceable tunes from classical to jazz. Kim […]