A surprising number of great piano themes have been written specifically for motion picture soundtracks, and on the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays some of them, including including Miklós Rózsa’s music for Spellbound and Richard Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto, originally composed for the Word War II film Dangerous Moonlight. The program airs at 2 p.m. […]
Host Brandi Parisi features the Oregon Repertory Singers’ 40th Anniversary Concert on this weekend’s show. We’ll hear Thomas Tallis’ Spem in Alium, plus works by Eric Whitacre, Ēriks Ešenvalds and U2. The program airs at 1 pl.m on June 28.
Portland Baroque Orchestra joins with the Trinity choir and world-class soloists from across the country in Bach’s dramatic setting of the Passion, with two performances: March 29 at 5 p.m. and March 30 at 7 p.m. At Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Get tickets online or by calling 503-478-1230. Tickets also available at the door.
Christa Wessel met Lucas Abrahamsen at a Metropolitan Youth Symphony fundraiser, when the sixteen-year-old marched right up to her and confidently talked her into buying a raffle ticket. The young percussionist has an enthusiasm for music and a passionate desire to see more arts funding in schools, and you can hear him when the program airs […]
All Classical Portland and The Score’s Edmund Stone present Immortal Beloved at the Hollywood Theatre on Saturday, June 27. This 1994 film about composer Ludwig van Beethoven (played by Gary Oldman) follows Beethoven’s secretary and first biographer, Anton Schindler, on a quest to discover the true identity of the composer’s Unsterbliche Geliebte — Immortal Beloved — referred to in […]
In our next installment, host Christa Wessel checks out another summer camp: MetroArts Kids Camp, for kids between six and twelve, which teaches creativity through music, dance, theater and visual art. Learn more about it at 5 p.m. on June 13.
Carl Nielsen was born 150 years ago this month, and this weekend, host Robert McBride devotes all of Club Mod to the Danish composer’s music. We’ll listen to all three of the Concertos— Violin, Flute and Clarinet — as well as some very modern-sounding piano music you’ve probably never heard. And guitarist David Starobin plays one of […]
The American proto-minimalist composer celebrated his 80th birthday on June 24, and this weekend on Club Mod, host Robert McBride extends the festivities by playing a new disc of Riley’s music for piano four-hands performed by the duo ZOFO, who talk about the project. We’ll also hear the Kronos Quartet play a portion of Riley’s Salome Dances for Peace, written […]
On the next edition of The Score™, host Edmund Stone offers music from films about the best of friends. We’ll hear themes from Jules and Jim, Lethal Weapon, Sideways and others. The program airs at 2 p.m. on June 13.
On this weekend’s show, host Brandi Parisi plays a performance of Lalo’s Cello Concerto featuring soloist Sergey Antonov, who returns this month to the Astoria Music Festival. We’ll also hear pianist Chad Heltzel and the Portland Chamber Orchestra play Bach. The program airs at 1 p.m. on June 21.