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Hilary Hahn: Bach Partitas and Sonatas

Posted April 10, 2019 by

Early in her career, violinist Hilary Hahn took on music that many before her wouldn’t approach until they were a little older.  She chose three of the six unaccompanied violin works of J.S. Bach, a set regarded as... More

New radio station for kids!

Posted April 1, 2019 by

LISTEN NOW: allclassical.org/ican All Classical Portland is thrilled to announce a brand-new second radio network, created for children (ages 0-12). The new station is available on its HD-2 channel and online at allclassical.org/ICAN. The International Children’s Arts Network... More

Eternal Light:  Morten Lauridsen

Posted March 26, 2019 by

We of the Pacific Northwest consider Morten Lauridsen “one of our own”, as his roots can be traced here. Lauridsen was born in Colfax, Washington, lived not far from Mount St. Helens as a boy, and was in... More

Blues Dialogues with Rachel Barton Pine

Posted February 19, 2019 by

Rachel Barton Pine long ago established herself as a violinist willing to step outside the normal realm of the classical canon to explore a broader landscape of music. Pine’s performances of metal bands such as Metallica (she actually... More