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…

  • Oregon Symphony Cellists

    Oregon Symphony Cellists

    December 8, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes the Oregon Symphony’s Cello Section for a live concert in the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. They will perform selections from Tchaikovsky‘s holiday classic the Nutcracker Ballet! We will be joined by cellists: Marilyn de Oliveira, Kevin Kunkel, Toni Gan, Seth Biagini, Pansy Chang, and Trevor Fitzpatrick. Learn more about… More


On Demand

Air date: December 1, 2022
Stream this episode featuring Ilya Yakushev and the Rose City Trombones on demand until December 15, 2022.

  • Ilya Yakushev & Rose City Trombones

    Ilya Yakushev & Rose City Trombones

    December 1, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes pianist Ilya Yakushev and the Rose City Trombones to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Ilya Yakushev will share a preview of his upcoming performances with Portland Piano International, including works by Haydn, Mozart, Gershwin, and more. The Rose City Trombones will perform selections from their Trombone Extravaganza event at PSU’s Lincoln… More

  • Scott Kritzer

    Scott Kritzer

    November 17, 2022: Guest host Warren Black welcomes Scott Kritzer to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Classical Guitarist Scott Kritzer will perform tracks from his brand new album Classical Guitar Treasures from the Baroque, featuring works by Silvius Leopold Weiss and J.S. Bach, with arrangements by Michael Lorimer. Note: This episode of T@T originally included a… 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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