July 26, 2014

Score 6-28-14

Robots, Androids & Cyborgs

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone samples music from films about artificial beings. We’ll hear themes from Blade Runner, Forbidden Planet, The Day the Earth Stood Still and more. It all begins at 2 p.m. on June 28.

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

Every Sunday, host Brandi Parisi reprises the best of recent area concerts. This weekend, we’ll hear Francisco Garcia-Fullano in his debut performance with the Vancouver Symphony, as soloist in the Sibelius Violin Concerto. Also on the program are excerpts from Festival Chorale Oregon’s presentation of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. It all begins at 1 p.m on June 29.

Club Mod

Nonesuch at 50

Founded as a budget classical label half century ago, Nonesuch Records has won plaudits for recording critically acclaimed music across a wide spectrum of genres and styles. On the next Club Mod, host Robert McBride focuses his attention on the company and its effect on composers and performances such as John Adams and the Kronos Quartet. […]

Saturday Matinee

Vintage Carmen

On this weekend’s Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers two famous arias from Carmen, sung by the famous pair of Marilyn Horne and Luciano Pavarotti. In addition, we’ll hear music by Joplin, Elgar, Walton and Weber, plus Mozart’s A Musical Joke. It all begins at 10 a.m. on July 19.


Oregon Bach Festival

Since 1970, the Oregon Bach Festival has celebrated the music and legacy of J.S. Bach, in an unequalled environment of performance, discovery, and community, during the refreshing early summer of the Pacific Northwest. Under new Artistic Director Matthew Halls, the Festival this year offers a variety of concerts through July 13. Check with OBF for […]

Played In Oregon

Family Portrait

This weekend’s installment of Played in Oregon features the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra in Richard Strauss’ Symphonia Domestica,  a work so successful in its New York premiere that an entire sales floor of Wannamaker’s Department Store was cleared to make room for two more performances that drew 6000 people each. That still didn’t stop the American and German […]

On Deck

On Deck

Bravo Youth Orchestras is an organization which this year implemented the “El Sistema” method of music education in North Portland. Bravo is in action at one of the most poorly-funded elementary schools in town, and during this week’s On Deck, we’ll hear of the progress these young kids have made over the course of the school […]

Saturday Matinee

Strauss & Sousa Saturday

There’s music both energetic and contemplative on the next Saturday Matinee. Host Ed Goldberg has chosen sets by Sousa and Johann Strauss, as well as Massenet’s ballet music for El Cid, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Suite from The Tale of Tsar Saltan, and solo performances by the likes of Kiri Te Kanawa, Evelyn Glennie, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Pavarotti. The program […]

The Score

Summer Blockbusters

The Summer Fundraiser is under way, and that means this Saturday’s edition of The Score will be a special, with host Edmund Stone welcoming Jack Allen for a live, epic traversal of music from hit summer films, beginning at 2 p.m. on June 7. Make a gift during the extended show from 2-5pm and be entered to […]

Saturday Matinee

Post-Holiday Matinee

On the day after the Fourth of July, Saturday Matinee host Ed Goldberg serves up more music to celebrate U.S. independence: Sousa and Foster, a Suite of Old American Dances, and a New York Rhapsody as well. And there will be music from our shores as well, from the likes of Bizet, Puccini, Gounod and Mozart. The program airs at 10 a.m. […]