August 21, 2014

Symphony Hall

Copland Symphony

Join host John Burk each weekday evening for old favorites and little-heard masterpieces. This Tuesday, Yoel Levi directs the Atlanta Symphony in Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony and Monica Huggett leads the Ensemble Sonnerie in Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite. And, to continue the theme of thirds, the Beaux Arts Trio is heard in Schubert’s Op. 99 […]

The Score

Tongue in Cheek

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone assembles themes from motion pictures that parody other films, such as Galaxy Quest, Airplane! and others. The sonic satire commences at 2 p.m. on August 9.

Club Mod

Conversational Concertos

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride highlights concertos with multiple soloists: the Chamber Concerto by Alban Berg; Olivier Messiaen’s last work, the Concerto for Four; and works by David Ludwig and Erkki-Sven Tuur. The program airs at 8 p.m. on August 9.

On Deck

On Deck

Eleven-year-old Sylvia Romero is the youngest musician yet featured on our program devoted to up-and-coming artists. Just because she’s young, however, doesn’t mean that she’s shy. Hilarious and always “on,” Sylvia is passionate about all the arts: she is studying opera with Hannah Penn and ballet at Oregon Ballet Theater. Hear her enthusiasm, starting at 5 p.m. […]

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Swashbuckling Matinee

This weekend on Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers Korngold’s score to Robin Hood, Bryn Terfel belting out two songs from South Pacific, and an assortment of other goodies that include the Gypsy Baron Overture and Jerome Kern’s Swing Time ballet. All that plus the talents of Placido, Pavarotti, Bartoli and Netrebko as well. The […]



Join the Oregon Zoo Foundation on July 19 for a benefit like no other: its annual Zoolala. Spend a wild evening under the stars to support animal welfare, educational experiences and endangered species protection. This summer soirée boasts the best of regional restaurants, live music and exciting animal encounters. Get more information and reserve tickets.


CMNW Summer Fest

Chamber Music Northwest’s Summer Festival heads into its last weeked, which includes a finale featuring a performance of Mozart’s Gran Partita. Get more information and reserve tickets from CMNW.

Saturday Matinee

Birthday Matinee

On this weekend’s Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg celebrates the 101st birthday anniversary of composer Jerome Moross, as well as offering highlights from Lehar’s operetta The Land of Smiles and favorites by Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill and George M. Cohan. Along the way, we’ll also hear Joshua Bell play some Gershwin and Samuel Ramey belt […]

Club Mod

Les cloches

On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride fixates on bells: hand bells, works inspired by bells, and Edgar Allen Poe’s The Bells as set to music by Rachmaninoff. We’ll also hear Portland State University pianist Susan Chan play Pianobells, a piece written for her by Zhou Long. The program airs at 8 p.m. on August […]

The Music Man

Seventy-Six Trombones

Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents Meredith Willson’s iconic The Music Man at the Deb Fennell Auditorium in Tigard. This award-winning classic boasts a nostalgic score of rousing marches, barbershop quartets and sentimental ballads that have earned a place among musical theater’s most cherished standards. Performances June 26 through July 20. For more information or to reserve […]