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Heroines of Opera

Posted August 18, 2020 by

Since the early days of opera, women composers have given us works with fascinating characters and unique perspectives. From Francesca Caccini’s 1625 opera, La liberazione di Ruggiero, to the latest installments of Shirley J. Thompson’s Heroines of Opera... More

Classical Music To Study To

Posted July 31, 2020 by

If you’re searching for that perfect playlist to study to before a big final, while writing your thesis, or just enjoying the companionship of a good book, you may have just found it. As All Classical Portland’s 2020... More

Donate your car to All Classical Portland!

Posted July 28, 2020 by

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 donation program! Turn worries of costly repairs or hours... More

Celebrating Composers Who Emigrated to America

Posted July 4, 2020 by

In “Coming to America: Composers Speak Out,” Theodore Wiprud interviewed a group of composers who had emigrated to America. When he asked composed Jin Hi Kim how “being a newcomer in America affected [her] career,” she discussed a... More

Nineteen Black Composers You Should Know

Posted June 18, 2020 by

In this article, we highlight nineteen powerful voices in our musical community. Their voices and stories are essential parts of the tapestry of our musical lives. We invite you to carry their music and stories with you, today... More