Our Programs

All Classical Portland is proud to offer a variety of locally produced programs for listeners to enjoy!


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Club Mod
Saturdays at 9:00 PM PT, Hosted by Andrea Murray
Enjoy an hour dedicated to future classics and music by living composers.

Five O’Clock Favorite
Weekdays at 5:00 PM PT, Hosted by Christa Wessel
A listener-selected piece of music that is fun, familiar, or holds special meaning. Ease your commute, end your workday, or start your evening of classical music with the Five O’clock Favorite. Submit your favorite piece online.

Friday Happy Hour
Fridays at 5:00 PM PT, Hosted by Warren Black and Christa Wessel
(Seasonal program airing Summer 2022)
An hour of unique interpretations of old favorites, new music, and previews of what’s coming up in the Pacific Northwest and on All Classical Portland. Plus, enjoy good conversation and the occasional pun to welcome the weekend with a happy hour of music and joy.

Northwest Previews
Fridays at 8:00 AM PT, Hosted by Andrea Murray
All Classical Portland’s celebration of the local arts scene. A five-minute program highlighting arts events in the Pacific Northwest coming up in the week ahead.

On Deck with Young Musicians
Saturdays at 5:00 PM PT, Hosted by Christa Wessel, Adam Eccleston, Amy Faust, Raúl Gómez-Rojas
A weekly interview segment that showcases the incredibly talented young musicians who live and perform in the Pacific Northwest. On Deck with Young Musicians celebrates the young people who are shaping the future of classical music.

Played In Oregon
Sundays at 1:00 PM PT, Hosted by Brandi Parisi
Celebrating the music and music makers of the classical music scene in Oregon, with recordings of live performances from around the region.

Saturday Matinee
Saturdays at 10:00 AM PT, Hosted by Warren Black
(Seasonal program airing weekly, July through November)

A parade of favorites–a vibrant mix of opera, show tunes, great film themes, comic operettas and even American band music.

Sunday Brunch
Sundays at 10:00 AM PT, Hosted by Suzanne Nance
A beautifully crafted program of music, exploring cultures through delicious music. Sunday Brunch is a perfect soundtrack for flipping pancakes, reading the paper, or just relaxing on a Sunday morning.

The Concert Hall
Saturdays at 7:00 PM PT, Hosted by John Pitman
All Classical Portland takes you to The Concert Hall, from the comfort of your own home! Host John Pitman shares curated programs featuring the world’s finest orchestras and ensembles, drawing from decades of experience and thousands of world-class recordings.

Thursdays @ Three
Thursdays at 3:00 PM PT, Hosted by Christa Wessel
A free weekly concert, broadcast directly to your home. Thursdays @ Three features live in-studio and intimate at-home concert broadcasts, showcasing local and visiting musicians.

The Score
Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 PM PT, Hosted by Edmund Stone
A celebration of music in film. With timely box office tie-ins, iconic film scores, and exclusive interviews, The Score is an unparalleled exploration of the movie music we know and love.


CHILDREN’S NETWORK

International Children’s Arts Network (ICAN)
Streaming 24 hours a day at icanradio.org
All Classical Portland’s second network geared towards young audiences and those who care for them, offering mindful breathing exercises, story-time adventures, Beethoven’s 5th, and more!


SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Where We Live
First Saturday of each month at 5:15 PM PT
A monthly program that highlights regional organizations, leaders, and artists who explore social issues facing our community through music and the arts.

John Pitman Reviews
On the Arts Blog
Music Director John Pitman spotlights recently released classical music recordings, reviewing dozens of new releases every month. Selected recordings stand out for their performance, repertoire, and recording quality, and reviews often include exclusive interviews with musicians and composers.


SYNDICATED PROGRAMS

Composers Datebook
Weekdays at 9:00 AM & 6:00 PM PT
Host John Birge presents 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.

Metropolitan Opera
Saturdays at 10:00 AM PT
(Seasonal Program airing weekly, December through June)

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. All Classical Portland’s Metropolitan Opera broadcasts are made possible by a gift from the Buckmaster Trust, honoring the life and legacy of Duane Buckmaster, who reveled in the magic of opera and fly-fishing for the wily trout. Buck loved both in equal measure.

Our Sponsors

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Oregon Executive MBA program logo
Fred's Sound of Music
Oregon Beef Council logo
Prestige Care senior Living logo

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  • KQAC 89.9 Portland/Vancouver
  • KQOC 88.1 Newport/Lincoln City
  • KQHR 88.1 Hood River/The Dalles
  • KQHR 96.3 Columbia Gorge East
  • KQMI 88.9 Manzanita
  • KSLC 90.3 McMinnville
  • 95.7 FM Corvallis/Flynn
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