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March 18, 2018

Locally Produced Programs

Sunday Brunch

Host Suzanne Nance serves up a special, beautifully crafted program of music, perfect for flipping pancakes, reading the paper, or just relaxing on a Sunday morning. Plus, Suzanne will explore the wonderful foodie culture of Portland. Spend brunch with us!

Five Minutes of Joy

All Classical Portland’s exciting, new JOY community initiative, presented in five minutes or less. Hear from our youth roving reporters, find our more about “Where We Live,” and enjoy a “Night Out.”
Read more about JOY here.

The Concert Hall

Let All Classical Portland take you to the symphony without your having to leave the comfort of your home! Host John Pitman pulls from decades of experience and thousands of concert recordings to bring you a program featuring the world’s finest orchestras. Airs Saturdays, 7pm – 9pm.

The Score

Music and the movies delightfully combine as host Edmund Stone explores the classical music that enhances what we see on the screen. The Score plays every Saturday and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Find out more about the show at

Thursdays @ Three

Each week, All Classical Portland presents Thursdays @ Three, live broadcast concerts showcasing local musicians, arts partners, and visiting artists.  Senior Announcer Robert McBride hosts the lively format of music-making and conversation for members of an intimate studio audience. That’s what we call Building Cultural Community!

Saturday Matinee

Saturday host Ed Goldberg leads a parade of favorites–a vibrant mix of opera, show tunes, great film themes, comic operettas and even American band music.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays when The Met is away.

Northwest Previews

All Classical Portland’s celebration of the local arts scene. A five-minute program highlighting arts events for the upcoming weekend and week ahead. Airs Fridays at 8 am.

Club Mod

Host Robert McBride explores modernism, past and present, on this one-hour show, which airs at 9 p.m. every Saturday.

“Club Mod uncorked a special live show at the studios of All Classical Portland… that was delightful, informative, and extremely well played… McBride mentioned that Club Mod was in its ninth year. So it was high time to present a live concert, and this one was exceptional.” – Northwest Reverb (click here for the full review)

On Deck with Young Musicians

Host Christa Wessel showcases the incredibly talented young musicians who live and perform in the Pacific Northwest. This locally produced program features auditions, performances, and various summer camp opportunities for young musicians, and also explores our community’s musically-involved kids. On Deck airs Saturdays at 5PM.

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon, with host Brandi Parisi, celebrates the music and music makers of the live classical music scene in Oregon. The one-hour weekly program airs Sundays at 1 p.m.

Syndicated Programs

Composers Datebook

What do Chopin and Corelli have in common with Chick Corea and John Corigliano? Listen to Composers Datebook and find out!

Composers Datebook, with host John Zech, is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. Each program notes significant or intriguing musical events with appropriate and accessible music related to each. Composers Datebook airs seven days a week at 9 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.

Click this Composers Datebook link for more information.

Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.

The Metropolitan Opera Saturday broadcasts air every Saturday morning throughout the season at 10 a.m.

More information can be found on the Metropolitan Opera website: