Category Archives: All Classical Radio

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John Pitman Review: Andrew Brownell’s ‘Shades of Night’

Andrew Brownell is a pianist and former Portlander who, in the mid-1990s would occasionally stop by the All Classical studios for an interview with John Pitman. Often, Andrew would play something on the piano, or accompany violinist Nicholas Crosa (now part of Pink Martini), for an upcoming recital. Brownell recently stopped by for a chat… More


Spotlight: All Classical 40th Anniversary Celebrations

Celebrate All Classical’s 40th Birthday!

On August 1st, All Classical will celebrate 40 years of orchestrating magic! Since 1983, this station has provided an innovative classical soundtrack, broadcasting from the heart of the Pacific Northwest and now serving millions of listeners worldwide, from the Oregon Coast to Antarctica and beyond. This community-funded radio station is here thanks to YOU, our… More


John Pitman Review: Eric Whitacre & Voces8 'Home'

John Pitman Review: Eric Whitacre & Voces8 ‘Home’

All Classical Portland’s Program Director John Pitman recently spoke with American choral composer Eric Whitacre, who has a career now spanning over three decades, is one of the world’s most popular composers among audiences and choirs alike. Several of his works have been recorded multiple times, but even then, the composer sees opportunities when one special… More


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New Season, New Voices – Introducing Coty & Leb

As we prepare for a summer of sun, music, and fun, you will be hearing some new friends on our airwaves. All Classical Portland is proud to welcome two new on-air hosts: Coty Raven Morris and Leb Borgerson! Coty has been a frequent guest on Noteworthy and a featured author on ICAN Radio. You’ll hear… More


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Streaming Changes (as of May 2023)

All Classical Portland recently updated our streaming encoders to a new service, allowing us to provide better connectivity to our listeners. Unfortunately, not all services have immediately made the transition. You can always listen for free via our mobile app or the livestream on our website. If you were using a direct URL to connect… More


Christa Wessel interview with Thomas Lauderdale Meets The Pilgrims

Christa Wessel Meets Thomas Lauderdale & The Pilgrims

Host Christa Wessel spoke with Pink Martini bandleader and Portland pianist Thomas Lauderdale about his new collaboration album with legendary Portland surf rockers Satan’s Pilgrims. Over 25 years in the making, the new album, Thomas Lauderdale Meets The Pilgrims, features new takes on beloved standards such as Night and Day, Malagueña, and George Gershwin’s Rhapsody… More


Our Vision for the Future of All Classical

Our Vision for the Future of All Classical

While you’ve been listening to us, we’ve heard you. We’ve grown. We’ve adapted.And we’re here for you — in more ways than ever. All Classical is committed to being a source of positive change in our community of listeners — at home in Oregon and Washington, and around the world. Our Heritage All Classical’s mission… More


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A Sunday Brunch Recipe for Mother’s Day

Sunday Brunch host Suzanne Nance loves to explore Oregon’s foodie culture, and what better way than to go straight to the chefs of some of our most beloved restaurants and vineyards. Just in time for Mother’s Day, we are delighted to share the recipe for Crispy Chicken & Waffles by Chef Norma Buchholz from Brooks Winery…. More


Our Vision for the Future of All Classical

New Home in 2024: Relocation and Capital Campaign

In 2024, All Classical will be moving to a state-of-the-art facility at KOIN Tower! This new location in the heart of Portland, OR will allow All Classical to continue providing the beautiful music and high-quality programming you’ve come to rely on, while expanding opportunities for us to create new and engaging programming experiences, handcrafted just… More


John Pitman Review: Benjamin Grosvenor Schumann Brahms

John Pitman Review: Benjamin Grosvenor Schumann & Brahms

All Classical Portland’s Program Director John Pitman recently spoke with British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, whose new recording touches on the relationships of Johannes Brahms and Robert and Clara Schumann. Grosvenor chose works that link together Brahms as a young man meeting Robert and his wife, pianist and composer, Clara Wieck Schumann, and Brahms later in… More


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