November 25, 2015


PSC Anniversary Celebration

Portland Symphonic Choir honors seven decades of vocal artistry with a special weekend concert. Artistic Director Steven Zopfi shares the podium with past Directors Bruce Browne, Frank Holman and David Wilson for a program of PSC favorites. As a special encore, past Choir members join the current ensemble for a special performance of “Hallellujah” from Beethoven’s […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

On this weekend’s show, the gifted tenor Matthew Polenzani performs song cycles by Ravel and Franz Liszt. Host Brandi Parisi also offers the Fourth Symphony of Shostakovich and the Vancouver Symphony performing an overture by Carl Maria von Weber. The program airs at 1 p.m. on November 22.

45th Parallel

45th Parallel: Forbidden Music

Composer-in-Residence Kenji Bunch examines music that was banned for political, religious or other cultural reasons. Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, formerly with the Kronos Quartet, is a special guest in this concert. The program includes Erwin Schulhoff’s Concertino, Fritz Kreisler’s Caprice Viennois, the Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2, Henry Cowell’s Homage to Iran, traditional Persian works and modal improvisation […]

The Score

Bella Roma

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone listens to music from films that use the Eternal City as backdrop, in both ancient and modern times. We’ll hear themes from Quo Vadis, Gladiator, La Dolce Vita and Angels & Demons. The program airs at 2 p.m. on November 21.

On Deck

On Deck with Liam Dubay

As a cellist, pianist and singer, this 16-year-old is a very well-rounded musician. However, that isn’t a big surprise, since his mom is a member of the Portland Baroque Orchestra and his dad plays in the Oregon Symphony. We’ll learn more about Liam when the program airs at 5 p.m. on November 14.


MYS in Concert

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s Jazz Band, Sousa Band, Concert Band and  Symphonic Band perform in McGuire Auditorium on the campus of Warner Pacific College at 7 p.m. on November 21. On November 22 at 5 p.m., the Overture Strings, Baroque Orchestra, Vivaldi Strings, MYSfits Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble appear at Glencoe High School. Get more information […]


Beethoven by VSO

Music Director Salvador Brotons and the Vancouver Symphony welcome soloists Jolán, Mark and Isaac Friedhoff in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Rounding out the program are the composer’s Seventh Symphony and Samuel Barber’s Essay No. 2. Two performances: November 14 at 3 p.m. and November 15 at 7 p.m. Pre-concert discussion begins one hour before performance. Reserve tickets […]


All Classical Portland Presents Christina Kobb

All Classical Portland proudly brings Norwegian pianist and scholar Christina Kobb to Portland for a series of performances and a lecture/demonstration November 5-7. Head of Theory at Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo and a Ph.D. candidate at the nearby Norwegian Academy of Music, Kobb has skyrocketed to international attention for her groundbreaking research in […]


We have our winners!

Congratulations to Sara from West Linn and Dennis from SW Portland! Sara is the winner of our Grand Prize Trip to Italy. It’s not too late to join Sara and on-air host Christa Wessel on this amazing journey – learn more here. Dennis is the winner of our New Donor Prize, the Golden Ticket!


Tchaikovsky Spectacular

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Steven Byess present a concert featuring three works by the Russian composer: Symphony No. 4, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and the Piano Concerto No. 1 with Susan DeWitt Smith as soloist. Two performances: September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State […]