Category Archives: All Classical Radio

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John Pitman Review: James Newton Howard’s ‘Night After Night’

For this edition of John Pitman’s Reviews, John has invited All Classical Radio’s host of our syndicated film music program, The Score, to review a beautiful new recording reimagining original film scores. Night After Night celebrates one of the richest collaborations between a contemporary film director and a composer – an all-new recording of music… More

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Meet Seven Black Contemporary Composers

At All Classical Radio, we’re proud to continually expand our playlist with diverse musical offerings. As we continue to celebrate and honor Black History Month, we are shining a special spotlight on Black classical composers whose works grace our airwaves all year round. In this post, you’ll get to know some living composers whose works… More

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M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Invests in All Classical’s New Headquarters at KOIN Tower

All Classical Radio is proud and grateful to announce a pivotal development in its capital campaign: The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has granted $750,000 to support All Classical Radio’s building and relocation to its brand new state-of-the-art headquarters in Downtown Portland. With this transformational support, in addition to the generous support of foundations and leaders… More

All Classical Radio's President & CEO Suzanne Nance with KGW KGW host Lacey Evans, on Hello, Rose City

KGW’s Hello, Rose City: All Classical Radio celebrates 40 Years on the air

Thank you to KGW and host Lacey Evans, for having All Classical Radio’s President & CEO Suzanne Nance on Hello, Rose City! View the segment below or on the All Classical YouTube channel, to hear Suzanne discuss the station’s 40th anniversary, the upcoming move to KOIN Tower in Summer 2024, and the ground-breaking Artist Anthology…. More

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John Pitman Review: Thibaut Garcia’s ‘El Bohemio’

All Classical Radio’s Program Director John Pitman shares his first-ever interview with Thibaut Garcia, discussing the guitarist’s latest release, El Bohemio (Erato/Warner Classics).  A tribute to the remarkable Paraguayan guitarist, composer and poet Agustín Barrios (1885-1944), Garcia tells John about the origins of his love of this music, what he learned about this somewhat enigmatic… More

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All Classical Radio’s 2023 Year in Review

As All Classical Radio prepares for an exciting year ahead, we’d like to take a moment to pause and reflect, with gratitude, on 2023. Together, we achieved so much! Thanks to your generous support, All Classical has had monumental achievements over the past year—from innovative community collaborations, composer and artist residencies, and an initiative project… More

The Stories of Twelve Carols: 2023 Edition

The Stories of Twelve Carols: 2023 Edition

Celebrating the magic of the season is one of All Classical Radio’s most beloved traditions. Each December, our Program Director, John Pitman, selects twelve carols from our extensive Festival of Carols library for a deep dive into their origins. In 2019, we explored holiday classics like Hark! The Herald Angels Sing and O Tannenbaum, while 2020’s post delved into international… More

All Classical Radio host Coty Raven Morris, by Christine Dong

Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum Recognize Coty Raven Morris

All Classical Radio is thrilled to congratulate Coty Raven Morris, who has been named a finalist for the 2024 Music Educator Award, presented by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum. Coty is one of 10 finalists, narrowed down from a field of 25 semifinalists, selected from more than 2,000 music educators nominated from across the… More

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John Pitman Review: Randall Goosby ‘Violin Concertos’

All Classical Radio’s program director, John Pitman, chats with American violinist Randall Goosby about his second album with Decca Classics. The dynamic young soloist brings freshness to a concerto he first encountered as a teenager: Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, and shimmering performances of Florence Price’s two Violin Concertos, with the Philadelphia Orchestra and… More

Suzanne Nance and Julian Perkins cooking

A Sunday Brunch Recipe from PBO’s Julian Perkins

Sunday Brunch host Suzanne Nance loves to gather with friends and family around the brunch table, sharing food, music, and memories. This Sunday, November 5, she’s joined on Sunday Brunch by Portland Baroque Orchestra’s Artistic Director Julian Perkins, and Julian has a special treat he would love to share with YOU! We are delighted to… More


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