Fall into the Arts

Thursday nights at 7:00 PM PT this autumn, Fall into the Arts with All Classical Portland!

Our five part radio festival will feature fantastic recent performances by members of our local musical community. Fall Into the Arts culminates on November 4th with our broadcast of the Oregon Symphony‘s season opening concert, their first under the baton of new Music Director David Danzmayr, which includes a world premiere performance of a new work by composer Kenji Bunch.

We’ll present an encore broadcast of the first four episodes on the following Sunday at 4:00 PM. Episodes will also be available in our Audio Archive for two weeks after their initial broadcast date.

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Portland Baroque Orchestra

Episode 1 - Portland Baroque Orchestra, Hosted by Andrea Murray

Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 7:00 PM

Portland Baroque Orchestra kicks off our radio festival with Mozart’s Piano Quartet No. 1 and No. 2. Read the program notes.

Founded in 1984, Portland Baroque Orchestra is the third-largest period performance orchestra in the United States.

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Vancouver Symphony

Episode 2 - Vancouver Symphony, Hosted by John Pitman

Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 7:00 PM

Our festival continues with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Orli Shaham, and Bloch’s Concerto Grosso No. 1. Read the program notes.

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is currently celebrating 43 years of providing symphonic music to the community.

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45th Parallel Universe

Episode 3 - 45th Parallel Universe, Hosted by Warren Black

Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 7:00 PM

45th Parallel Universe keeps our festival rolling with exciting performances of works by Johann Sebastian Bach, David Bowie, Kenji Bunch, Nia Imani Franklin, Florence Price, and many more! Read the program notes.

45th Parallel Universe is a collective of musicians who come together to celebrate great chamber music with intimate artistic experiences.

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Fall into the Arts: Chamber Music Northwest

Episode 4 - Chamber Music Northwest, Hosted by Christa Wessel

Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 7:00 PM

Chamber Music Northwest kicks it into high gear for our fourth episode, with electrifying performances and a few words by co-Artistic Directors Gloria Chien and Soovin Kim. Read the program notes.

You can hear this episode in our Audio Archive until November 11, 2021.

Now in its 51st season, Chamber Music Northwest serves more than 50,000 people annually in Oregon and SW Washington with exceptional chamber music through over 100 events each year.

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Oregon Symphony

Episode 5 - Oregon Symphony, Hosted by Brandi Parisi

Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 7:00 PM

Our final episode marks the Oregon Symphony‘s triumphant return to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall after more than a year without in-person performances.

Our special broadcast celebrates the orchestra’s first public performance under new Music Director David Danzmayr with a world premiere by local composer Kenji Bunch, Mahler’s ethereal Symphony No. 2, and Gabriela Lena Frank’s Elegía Andina. Read the program notes. 

You can hear this episode in our Audio Archive until November 18, 2021.

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