September 23, 2014

On Deck

On Deck with Daniel Kim

The 17-year-old cellist won first place in Oregon’s State Solo Competition this year, and we’ll hear his winning performance of the finale to Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No.1. Daniel also loves pop music—he named his cello Shakira—laughs easily and has a charming positive attitude. He loves history and music, as well as his mother’s kimchee. Host Christa […]


Movie Music Magic

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra begins its 36th season with with a rousing and family-friendly free outdoor concert in downtown Vancouver’s Esther Short Park band shell. “The Magic of Music in the Movies” is under the direction of the Oregon Symphony’s resident conductor Paul Kim and hosted by All Classical’s Edmund Stone. The concert features some of the most memorable […]

Art of Seuss

The Art of Dr. Seuss

The Discovery Museum at the World Forestry Center celebrates the life and art of Theodor Seuss Geisel with an exhibit that chronicles his life and career, with a focus on common artistic links throughout his nearly 70 years of creativity. See Seuss’s classic illustration art from The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, […]

NW Previews

On the Next NW Previews

Pianist Igor Kamenz performs for Portland Piano International, Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra welcomes a new conductor, and the Newport Symphony opens a new season on the Oregon coast. Our look at upcoming events airs at 6:02 p.m. on September 18.

CMNW Summer 1

CMNW Festival Opens

Chamber Music Northwest’s 44th Annual Summer Festival opens June 23 with music by Claude Debussy, and the first week concludes with Brahms’ Sextet on June 29. Three different concerts in all, two of them repeated, and a free open rehearsal are featured in these first seven days of the Festival. Get more information and reserve tickets […]

Saturday Matinee

Some Rare Treats

On the next Saturday Matinee, host Ed Goldberg offers an excerpt from Bernstein’s Mass, an unpublished rondo by Beethoven, and an American Rhapsody written by a Hungarian. And for good measure, Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 played by Lang Lang. Along the way, there’ll also be music from the films Spartacus and Gone with the […]

Club Mod


On the next Club Mod, the god of sleep inspires Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, John Cage, and others, and host Robert McBride’s big work of the night will be Vivian Fung’s piano concerto titled Dreamscapes. The reverie takes hold at 8 p.m. on September 20.


Strings Attached

Portland Chamber Orchestra begins its new season with a concert that includes Carl Nielsen’s Little Suite, Ernst Bloch’s Concerto Grosso No. 2, and the Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra by Ney Rosauro, featuring percussionist Brett Pascal. Chad Heltzel is heard as piano soloist in J.S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto in D minor. Two performances: 7:30 […]

Played in Oregon

Arabian Nights

On this weekend’s Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises Portland Columbia Symphony’s performance of Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as excerpts from a May concert by the Pacific Youth Choir. The program airs at 1 p.m. on September 14.


30th Anniversary Season

Salem Chamber Orchestra’s upcoming season marks three decades of artistic contribution to the community and will include a February presentation of Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem in collaboration with the Willamette Master Chorus, also observing its thirtieth anniversary. Get more information and learn about season ticket packages from SCO.