In an especially seasonal program, this Saturday at 9pm host Robert McBride takes us on an aural journey through the fall-tinged mountains of Appalachia. Recordings include Renee Fleming joining Mark O’Connor for Amazing Grace; Ellis Marsalis’ Fourth Autumn for piano; Chanticleer’s incredible rendition of Voices of Autumn by Jackson Hill; Jennifer Higdon’s evocative Blue Hills… More
Ed Goldberg hosts this Saturday’s season finale of Saturday Matinee as the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts resume next week on December 3, The season finale presents a Tribute to the Big Apple. The featured CD will be New York Rhapsody, with Lang Lang joined by Herbie Hancock in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue… plus other surprises from the… More
Edmund Stone brings us great biographies and historical events in movies, a cinematic look at people who changed their world and sometimes ours, too, including MILK, Florence Foster Jenkins, Steve Jobs, and Lincoln.
This week host Christa Wessel presents Colin Crandal, a 17-year old senior at Beaverton High School. Colin is very involved in music: at Beaverton High he plays percussion in marching band, wind ensemble, and in the School’s jazz band. He also plays in the Portland Youth Philharmonic. He has spread himself thin over the years but is now… More
On Thanksgiving Day, our hosts will serve up perfectly seasoned musical selections all day long! And for the second year, between 4 and 6pm, we will air special messages from the All Classical Gratitude Line. These heartfelt dedications and inspirational stories are woven together with especially festive programming to create a uniquely beautiful and deeply moving aural tapestry of thanks. Last year,… More
In a program of American and Soviet Masters, Corvallis violinist and concertmaster of the Orchestra, Jessica Lambert, will be the featured soloist. To open the program, Ms. Lambert will play Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, a work of “shimmering beauty and breath-taking technical virtuosity,” in the words of Maestro Carlson. Closing the program will be Sergei Prokofiev’s… More
Goosebumps! Mysterious events befall the theater and no one can be sure if it’s just coincidence or the work of…The Phantom! Brooke and Zeke are excited to star in their school’s next hit musical, The Phantom, until they hear a rumor that the show is cursed! Prepare to get “Goosebumps” as the mystery unfolds. This… More
The PCSO continues the presentation of the dynamic works of composer Michael Daugherty, whose Fire & Blood Concerto captivated PCSO audiences last season. From November 1838 to March 1839, tens of thousands of native Americans, many without shoes, were forced to make a 800-mile march for relocation in Oklahoma during the bitter cold of winter…. More
This world premiere of the new opera by Mark Lanz Weiser and Amy Punt is the tale of Meredith, a frustrated writer who rediscovers her creativity while talking with her gardener Macro, an exiled Latin American intellectual. Trouble ensues when Meredith’s jealous boyfriend discovers that Macro is an undocumented immigrant. Details and booking, click here.
The Portland Ballet’s delightful Holiday Performance is held each year over Thanksgiving Weekend. The program features live music played by the award-winning PSU Orchestra. Dancers from the TPB Youth Company and Career Track program, as well as talented students from the Academy, perform original works by choreographers Co-Artistic Director Anne Mueller and TPB Artistic Advisor John… More