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OSO Broadcast: Mahler’s First Symphony
Posted June 13, 2019 by Denise Dicks
Join host Brandi Parisi for our next Oregon Symphony broadcast, airing Thursday, June 20th at 7 pm. Portland’s favorite songstress Storm Large stars in Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins. Large plays Anna, a young woman sent by... More
In remembrance of D-Day
Posted June 6, 2019 by Arianna Avena
To remember and acknowledge the brave individuals who fought in WWII, today we will be featuring three pieces in honor of them.
Songplay: Soprano Joyce DiDonato’s spin on Baroque arias
Posted June 4, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Soprano Joyce DiDonato’s recording projects are seldom conventional. Her last, “Hopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project” featured original songs to texts by new mothers, some of whom were experiencing financial insecurity. Her newest, Songplay, goes back to her... More
Donate your car to All Classical Portland!
Posted June 3, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Finish up your spring cleaning with a car donation! Now, you can turn that old Volvo into Vivaldi! All Classical Portland partners with CARS to accept donations of cars, boats, RVs, and more as part of its vehicle... More
Where We Live: Bridging Voices
Posted May 31, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Tune in this Saturday at 5:15pm as we explore the local youth chorus, Bridging Voices, through the Where We Live series. Bridging Voices is Portland’s first Queer/Straight Alliance Youth Chorus, now in its sixth season. Through singing with others,... More
Open Applications: IDEA Opera Grant
Posted by Arianna Avena
Call for applications from composers and librettists of color. OPERA America has just launched the IDEA Opera Grants (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) program. IDEA Opera Grants are available to composer-librettist teams that identify as African, Latinx, Asian,... More
We did it!
Posted May 28, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Thanks to many generous donors, we have met our June Fundraiser goal of $75,000! All Classical Portland is at the heart of our artistic community. Your support helps provide greater accessibility for listeners of all ages, all over the... More
The Temple of Glory: Conductor Nicholas McGegan realizes a dream
Posted May 21, 2019 by Dan Gonzalez
British-born Nicholas McGegan has been directing San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra since the 1980s (about the time that this interviewer started in radio), and has had many sweet successes during that time in bringing great Baroque works to... More
LAST DAY to vote for All Classical Portland!
Posted May 15, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Are you a fan of the music? Cast your vote for All Classical Portland in Willamette Week‘s Best of Portland 2019 Reader’s Poll! MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY: Best Radio Station All Classical Portland Best Radio Personality Warren Black... More
Saturday Matinee Returns
Posted May 13, 2019 by Arianna Avena
Saturday Matinee is back! Host Ed Goldberg has the perfect accompaniment to your Saturday mornings and afternoons, with the best music from the opera house and musical theatre. American music figures prominently in the season opener, but also... More