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Christa Wessel on KPTV

Thank you to KPTV Fox 12 Oregon host Tony Martinez for having All Classical Portland radio host Christa Wessel on Show and Tell with Tony, during Good Day Oregon! The interview was filmed at All Classical Portland’s station. It features Christa sharing her French horn, which sparked her passion for music at an early age…. More


2023: Words of the Year from our Listeners

On the January 8, 2023 episode of Sunday Brunch, host Suzanne Nance put out the call: what is YOUR word for 2023? The responses poured in, and we are so pleased to share some of these inspiring words from YOU, our listeners! What’s your word for 2023? Gather inspiration below! View and download the full list here.


ICAN on KOIN-TV’s Everyday Northwest

Thank you to KOIN-TV 6 and Portland’s CW host Ashley Howard for welcoming International Children’s Arts Network (ICAN) host Sarah Zwinklis and Metropolitan Youth Symphony (MYS) Music Director and All Classical Portland host Raúl Gómez-Rojas on Everyday Northwest. Sarah and Raúl talked about The Magic of Eric Carle, a collaborative concert event on January 8,… More


All Classical Portland’s 2022 Year in Review

As All Classical Portland prepares for an exciting year ahead, we are taking a moment to pause and reflect, with gratitude, on 2022. Together, we have achieved so much! Thanks to your generous support, All Classical Portland has had monumental achievements over the past year—from brand new radio shows to innovative community collaborations, composer and… More


John Cage’s ‘The City Wears a Slouch Hat’

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, host Andrea Murray presented at a very special episode of Club Mod, featuring the recent live performance of John Cage and Kenneth Patchen‘s 1942 radio play The City Wears a Slouch Hat, performed by some of your favorite All Classical Portland hosts as part of 45th Parallel Universe‘s Radio Happening event. This episode of Club Mod also featured interviews with All Classical Portland Artist… More


Thank you! Exclusive Performances by María García

Thank you for joining All Classical Portland’s 39th Birthday Party! It is through your support that we are able to keep the music playing year round and share our limitless concert hall with local musicians and listeners in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.  As an extra special birthday gift in appreciation of your… More


American Music for Independence Day

This Independence Day, All Classical Portland is commemorating the 246th anniversary of the passage of the Declaration of Independence, by celebrating American composers and musicians on the air. Read on for some of the highlights you’ll hear when you tune in at 89.9 FM in Portland or anywhere in the world via the live player on… More


Commemorating Juneteenth 2022

2022 marks the 157th anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in former Confederate states. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was more than two years since the Proclamation had been issued in 1863, but it took until that day for word of freedom to reach… More


All Classical Portland’s 2022 Young Artist in Residence + Ambassadors!

All Classical Portland is proud to announce 16-year-old double bass player Maggie Carter as the 2022 Young Artist in Residence. A home-schooled high school junior, Maggie began music lessons with former Oregon Symphony bassist Nina DeCesare at age nine. She currently studies with Jordan Anderson, Principal Bass of the Seattle Symphony, and performs regularly with… More


‘An African American Requiem’ Broadcast On-Demand

On Saturday, May 7, 2022, All Classical Portland presented a live, bi-coastal broadcast of the world premiere of Damien Geter’s An African American Requiem in collaboration with WQXR in New York. The live broadcast will be available for on-demand listening in All Classical Portland’s Audio Archive through May 21, 2022.  This broadcast is generously sponsored… More


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