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Celebrate Black History Month with All Classical Portland

All Classical Portland is proud to share a diverse offering of music we love all year round. During Black History Month in February, we are shining a special spotlight on the extraordinary contributions to classical music by Black composers and performing artists. In this post, you’ll get to know some of the composers who will… More


Host Christa Wessel with KPTV's Tony Martinez

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


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Music in Tel Aviv: An Insider’s Perspective

Sophie Lippert, concert pianist and All Classical Portland’s International Arts Correspondent, is currently living in Tel Aviv, Israel. In this edition of Musician Abroad, she takes us on a journey through Tel Aviv’s live music scene. Moving from Portland to Tel Aviv has been an incredible experience. I’ve immersed myself in Israeli society—seeking out sights and… More


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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.


ICANradio on KOIN-TV's Everyday Northwest

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


Pitman Reviews: Leif Ove Andsnes's 'Poetic Tone Pictures'

John Pitman Review: Leif Ove Andsnes’s ‘Poetic Tone Pictures’

All Classical Portland’s Program Director John Pitman has long admired the artistry of Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, having featured his recordings regularly over the past 30-plus years. His newest release is especially exciting because it includes rare recordings of the complete Poetic Tone Pictures by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. In his latest interview with John, Mr…. More


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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


Hilary Hahn's 'Eclipse'

John Pitman Review: Hilary Hahn’s ‘Eclipse’

All Classical Portland Program Director John Pitman shares his latest review of a new album by violinist Hilary Hahn, which includes Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, the Violin Concerto by Alberto Ginastera, and Pablo de Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy for violin and orchestra. The album, Eclipse, is available now on Deutsche Grammophon. As American violinist Hilary Hahn states,… More


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Recording Inclusivity Initiative AMPLIFY Album Radio Launch Party

All Classical Portland is thrilled to announce that the GRAMMY® award-winning Navona Records label released AMPLIFY, our Recording Inclusivity Initiative (RII)‘s inaugural album, on Friday, October 28, 2022! The album marks the 1,000th release from the PARMA Recordings label group. AMPLIFY is now available for purchase in the All Classical Portland Gift Shop. On October 28, 2022, the station aired a special On Air… More


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The Fantastic Flavors of Israel

Sophie Lippert, concert pianist and All Classical Portland’s 2022 International Arts Correspondent, is currently living in Tel Aviv, Israel. In this edition of Musician Abroad!, she takes us on a journey through Tel Aviv’s culinary landscape, showcasing savory and sweet delicacies and delights. Food has always been one of my favorite ways to connect with… More


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