Thursdays @ Three

Each week, All Classical Radio presents Thursdays @ Three, performances showcasing local and visiting musicians, broadcast live from the Roger O. Doyle studio. Programs range in length from 30 minutes to an hour. In addition to these live acts, there are also handcrafted 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 Radio or listening via our online stream.

Interested in being in the live studio audience? Please email thursdays@allclassical.org to inquire about attending an upcoming show! Audience sizes are 10-15 people, and availability will vary. *We are still holding T@T live broadcasts at 211 SE Caruthers. We will post an update when we have moved to the new space at KOIN Tower later this year.


Up next…

  • Thursdays @ Three: ISing Choir; baritone Ben Tissell & pianist James Pick

    Thursdays @ Three: ISing Choir; baritone Ben Tissell & pianist James Pick

    April 25, 2024: Host Christa Wessel welcomes the ISing Choir, plus baritone Ben Tissell and pianist James Pick to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Hear 20 singers from the ISing Choir accompanied by piano and cajón. Plus, Ben Tissell and James Pick will share an exclusive sneak peek of their upcoming recital called “There and Back Again,” featuring works……


  • May 2: Trinity Music with Portland Baroque Orchestra; flutist Adam Eccleston
  • May 9: Portland Opera previews “Puccini In Concert;” Portland Chamber Orchestra with Dr. Larry Sherman
  • May 16: pianist Lifia Teguh; pianist Orli Shaham

On Demand

Air date: April 18, 2024
Stream this episode featuring Portland State University Opera and Imani Winds until May 2, 2024.
Air date: April 5, 2024
Stream this episode featuring Classical Up Close until April 25, 2024.

  • PSU Opera; Imani Winds

    PSU Opera; Imani Winds

    April 18, 2024: Host Christa Wessel welcomes the Portland State University Opera and Imani Winds to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. PSU Opera will share an exclusive preview of their upcoming production of The Merry Widow. Imani Winds, presented by Chamber Music Northwest, will share excerpts from their upcoming performers with BodyVox. ABOUT Indulge……

  • Classical Up Close

    Classical Up Close

    April 11, 2024: Guest host Warren Black welcomes Classical Up Close to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Made up of musicians from the Oregon Symphony, Classical Up Close previews its 2024 free festival of chamber music concerts featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, Peter Schickele, and more. ABOUT Classical Up Close is a chamber music……


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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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