Thursdays @ Three

Like you, we have been closely watching what is happening with COVID-19, around the world and at home. We are following the recommended guidelines of local, state, and national officials, and although we cannot welcome our audience back to the Roger O. Doyle studio just yet, we are able to safely host very small groups of musicians for live performances! In addition to these socially distanced live acts, there will be At Home T@T concerts as well as curated Best of T@T shows for your listening pleasure.

See who will be performing on the show over the next few weeks below, and join host Christa Wessel every Thursday at 3:00 PM PT by tuning in to All Classical Portland or listening via our online stream.

Up next…

  • Julia Lee

    Julia Lee

    August 11, 2022: Enjoy a special encore broadcast from April 21, 2022, when host Christa Wessel welcomed pianist and music educator Julia Lee to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Join us at 3:00 PM PT for Thursdays @ Three at 89.9 FM in Portland or anywhere in the world via the live player on… More

  • August 18: Aaron-Larget Caplan (Encore Broadcast)
  • August 25: Lifia Teguh (Encore Broadcast)

On Demand

Air date: August 4, 2022
Listen to this episode featuring a special preview of Portland SummerFest‘s 2022 Opera in the Park on demand until August 18, 2022.
Air date: July 28, 2022
Listen to this episode featuring Stephanie & Saar and highlights from the Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival on demand until August 11, 2022.

  • Opera in the Park

    Opera in the Park

    August 4, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes soprano Angela Brown to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio for a special preview of Portland SummerFest‘s 2022 Opera in the Park! Soprano Angela Brown has graced the leading opera and symphonic stages across six continents. Her voice has been the inspiration for groundbreaking, new works by American opera and symphonic composers. She is… More

  • Stephanie & Saar

    Stephanie & Saar

    July 28, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes piano duo Stephanie & Saar to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Some of their most recent performances include their Lincoln Center debut with Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, and a collaboration with Philadelphia’s Orchestra 2001 in a complete performance of Frank Zappa’s The Yellow Shark and Symphony Space’s Wall to Wall Bernstein,… More

Christa Wessel by Christine Dong

Thursdays @ Three Host Christa Wessel

Since arriving here from North Carolina in 2007, I’ve traveled all around the state and have fallen in love with the high deserts of Eastern Oregon and the magically blue waters of Crater Lake. I also relish a stormy weekend at the Oregon Coast.

I adore the natural beauty of Oregon as much as I cherish the cultural beauty of our region. I could easily find myself in a concert hall every night of the week! I enjoy it all: early music, contemporary music, symphonic music and opera. So as not to exhaust myself I deliberately set aside time to play nerdy board games with friends, or will reserve a lazy afternoon to read a big novel. (I adore Franzen, Eugenides, Chabon and the like.)

I had once hoped to be a professional French horn player – I attended Northwestern University with that aspiration – but I graduated with a Bachelors of Music in Arts Administration. I still tootle my horn occasionally, and also enjoy picking up a ukulele from time to time.

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