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

Club Mod
Saturdays at 9pm, Hosted by Andrea Murray
An exploration of modernism, past and present.

Five Minutes of JOY
1st Saturday of each month at 5:15pm
All Classical Portland’s exciting, new JOY community initiative, presented in five minutes or less. Hear from our youth roving reporters, and learn about a variety of organizations in our community that are providing programs in art, theater or music that explore the intersection of art and social issues in our Where We Live Series.

Five O’Clock Favorite
Weekdays at 5pm, Hosted by Christa Wessel
A piece of music that is fun or familiar, something to help ease your commute home

International Children’s Arts Network
Mindful breathing exercises, story-time adventures, Beethoven’s 5th, and more! Check out everything ICAN has to offer streaming here and at, on KQAC HD-2 Portland, 89.9, KQOC HD-2 Gleneden Beach, 88.1, and KQHR HD-2 The Dalles and Hood River, 88.1.

Northwest Previews
Fridays at 8am, Hosted by Andrea Murray
All Classical Portland’s celebration of the local arts scene. A five-minute program highlighting arts events for the upcoming weekend and week ahead.

On Deck with Young Musicians
Saturdays at 5pm, Hosted by Christa Wessel
On Deck with Young Musicians – showcasing the incredibly talented young musicians who live and perform in the Pacific Northwest. This weekly interview segment highlights their many accomplishments. Hosted by Christa Wessel, Raúl Gómez-Rojas and Amy Faust, the program reveals a deep appreciation for the value of youthful energy in the world of classical music.

Played in Oregon
Sundays at 1pm, Hosted by Brandi Parisi
Celebrating the music and music makers of the live classical music scene in Oregon.

Saturday Matinee
Saturdays at 10am, Hosted by Ed Goldberg
A parade of favorites–a vibrant mix of opera, show tunes, great film themes, comic operettas and even American band music.

The State of the Arts
Hosted by Suzanne Nance
Through a series of written articles and on-air interviews, we are sharing the microphone with our arts partners, and asking them to tell their story by highlighting current challenges and innovations.

Sunday Brunch
Sundays at 10am, Hosted by Suzanne Nance
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.

The Concert Hall
Saturdays at 7pm, Hosted by John Pitman
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.

Thursdays @ Three
Thursdays at 3pm, Hosted by Christa Wessel
Performances showcasing local and visiting musicians, broadcast live from our studios. Christa Wessel hosts the live show for an intimate studio audience.

The Score with Edmund Stone
Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm, Hosted by Edmund Stone
A celebration of music in film. With timely box office tie-ins, carefully crafted talk-sets, memorable musical elements and enticing weekly themes all woven together, coupled with expert production aesthetics, The Score is an unparalleled exploration of the musical experience that makes film such an indelible activity.


John Pitman Reviews
Spotlights recent recordings of classical music. As the music director, John auditions dozens of new releases every month, focusing on titles that stand out in terms of performance, repertoire or recording quality.

Other Programs:

Composers Datebook
Weekdays at 9am and 6pm
Composers Datebook, with host John Birge, 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

Metropolitan Opera
Seasonal Program Saturdays at 10am
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, a man who reveled in the magic of opera and fly-fishing for the wily trout. Buck loved both in equal measure.

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