All Classical Portland is deeply rooted in our local community and we remain committed to being a platform for our friends in the Portland arts, music, food, and culture scene. We hope you will tune in or listen online for this special programming, and share in the splendor and talent our community has to offer!
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.
June 6th, Anthropomorphism
This week we’ll enjoy an entire program devoted to talking animals – anthropomorphism in films. From The Jungle Book and Finding Dory to Puss in Boots and Zootopia…animals come alive in more ways than one on The Score. Saturday at 2 pm.
June 7th, Stand-Up People
ENCORE BROADCAST: Causes need champions and movies deliver them in larger-than-life portrayals. On this edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone offers examples to cheer the underdogs, and right a wrong with music and moments from Dead Poet’s Society, To Kill a Mockingbird, Erin Brockovitch, Ghandi, and a few more. Sunday at 2 pm.
Let All Classical Portland take you to the symphony without leaving 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.
June 6th, Celebrating Spring, and a breath of French Mountain Air
This week on The Concert Hall…Vivaldi sets the season to beautiful melodies, despite the occasional thunderstorm; Vincent d’Indy hears a shepherd’s song, making a piano concerto out of it; and Brahms tests orchestral waters by writing a 5-movement serenade.
Sunday Brunch host Suzanne Nance loves to explore our classical and foodie culture, and what better way than to go straight to the chefs of some of our most beloved restaurants! Together, Suzanne and the culinary artists of the Pacific Northwest will explore music through the idea of comfort food, provide recipes, and chat about the joy of cooking, all paired with lush, beautifully crafted music. Download recipes and cook along at allclassical.org/sunday-brunch
Though we have temporarily suspended our in-studio concert series to protect the health of our performers and audience members, we are excited to continue bringing you special performances by local artists–now recorded from their own homes–on Thursdays @ Three!
June 11th, at home with pianist Susan Dewitt Smith
Portland native Susan DeWitt Smith has an active career as both a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared as a guest artist with the Oregon Symphony, Portland Columbia Symphony, San Diego Symphony, and the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, among others, balancing her concerto performances with frequent chamber music and solo recitals. Dr. Smith is highly regarded as a chamber musician and collaborates on a regular basis with some of the finest musicians in the Northwest. She has performed at festivals throughout the country, including the Bloch, Cascade Head, and the Cascade music festivals in Oregon, and the Grand Teton, Hot Springs and Olympic Music festivals in Wyoming, Arkansas, and Washington, respectively.
An enthusiastic and committed proponent of music education, she co-founded the innovative and highly successful ‘Music in Context’ series in 2005, and has created new series called ‘Music Matters’ at Lewis & Clark College, where she is an Assistant Professor of Music and director of the piano program. A graduate of Dartmouth College, she earned her MM from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music. She is a member of Portland’s Third Angle New Music Ensemble and has recorded extensively on the KOCH International Classics label.
All Classical Portland’s President and CEO, Suzanne Nance, welcomes back longtime midday radio host, Robert McBride, to co-host a 5-part series of beautiful concerts from the 2018 summer season of Chamber Music Northwest.
These broadcasts will feature some of the best moments from 5 Chamber Music Northwest concerts – plus interviews with artists including longtime artistic director David Shifrin – and will air Thursday evenings at 7pm beginning May 21, with a rebroadcast of each episode on Sundays at 4 pm.
June 11th, Concert #4
Celebrating the music and music makers of the live classical music scene in Oregon, with host Brandi Parisi.
June 14th, PYP’s Aaron Greene
This week on Played in Oregon, violinist Aaron Greene. The 17-year old was the winner of Portland Youth Philharmonic’s 2018 Soloist competition, and from their November concert at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, we’ll hear him take on the first movement of the Tchaikovsky violin concerto. Also, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays Brahms, and some romantic chamber music courtesy of the Dover Quartet.