April 23, 2014

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. […]


Cymbeline at UP

The University of Portland presents Shakespeare’s romance in a production directed by Andrew Golla. Performances at 7:30 p.m. from April 9 to 12, with matinees at 2 p.m. on April 12 and 13. Tickets available starting March 31. For reservations, call 503-943-7287 or email magohuntboxoffice@up.edu. Discounts for students, seniors and groups.

Passion Week

To Premiere After 90 Years

Cappella Romana presents the world premiere of Maximillian Steinberg’s Passion Week, a work composed in post-revolutionary Russia and once thought lost. Steinberg—son-in-law of Rimsky-Korsakov, classmate of Stravinsky, and teacher of Shostakovich—composed the sacred piece in the early 1920s, but it was never performed under the new Soviet regime. Virtually unknown in the decades since, the […]

Gorge Artists Tour

Gorge Open Studios Tour

From Hood River to The Dalles, between Parkdale and Trout Lake, forty artists will be waiting for you to visit them in their studios, to see them at work and talk about their inspiration and process. This self-guided tour, with detailed maps available, runs April 11-13. Get more information on Facebook or from Gorge Artists.

Live from the Met

Live from the Met

This weekend’s broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera features a performance of Andrea Chénier, with Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette heading the cast in Giordano’s melodramatic story of love between a dashing poet and an aristocratic lady, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. The curtain rises at 10 a.m. on April 12. Also note […]