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Thursdays at Three Episodes

  • María García

    María García

    March 30, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes pianist María García, All Classical Portland’s Artist in Residence to Thursdays @ Three. María will perform a program exclusively by women composers in honor of Women’s History Month. Tune in Thursday at 3:00 PM PT at 89.9 FM in Portland or worldwide via the live player on our website. ABOUT… More

  • Flutist Brian Dunbar

    Flutist Brian Dunbar

    March 9, 2023: This week on Thursdays @ Three, host Christa Wessel welcomes flutist Brian Dunbar to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Brian will preview his upcoming performance with the Portland Columbia Symphony, including the West coast premiere of Movements for Flute and Orchestra, a new work by trailblazing composer Carlos Simon. ABOUT Dr. Brian Dunbar,… More

  • Portland Opera

    Portland Opera

    March 2, 2023: This week on Thursdays @ Three, host Christa Wessel welcomes Portland Opera and Arnaud Ghillebaert‘s Elsewhere Ensemble (featuring Grammy-winning baritone Kenneth Overton) to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Portland Opera will share a preview of their upcoming production of Thumbprint, composed by Kamala Sankaram. Thumbprint is inspired by the true story of Mukhtar… More

  • Christa’s Birthday Spectacular

    Christa’s Birthday Spectacular

    UPDATE: Due to icy roads and record snow levels in Portland and for the safety of the performers, hosts, and staff, today’s Thursdays @ Three will now feature a mix of new interviews and historic performances from the T@T archives. Join us for an extended episode with past and never-before-heard performances by Chanticleer, Duo Stephanie… More

  • Portland Baroque Orchestra

    Portland Baroque Orchestra

    February 16, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes cellists Annabeth Shirley and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer and the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Annabeth Shirley and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer will preview their upcoming concert of Bach’s cello suites played by the four cellists, and presented by Portland Baroque Orchestra. The Northwest Edvard Grieg Society will share snippets from their… More

  • Ping & Woof Opera, Musica Universalis

    Ping & Woof Opera, Musica Universalis

    February 9, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes Ping & Woof Opera and Musica Universalis to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Ping & Woof Opera will preview their upcoming series Songs for My Valentine, featuring works by Brahms, Quilter, Schubert, Strauss, and more. Musica Universalis presents Medieval music with a modern twist. ABOUT Founded in 2014, Ping &… More

  • Tomás Cotik & Larry Sherman

    Tomás Cotik & Larry Sherman

    February 2, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes violinist Tomás Cotik and neuroscientist Dr. Larry Sherman to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio for a live concert. Tomás will preview his upcoming project titled “Ombra Musici II” (“musician’s shadow” in Italian), a collaboration with digital artist Dave Colangelo, as part of the Portland Winter Light Festival. Dr. Larry Sherman… More

  • Alexander Markov

    Alexander Markov

    January 26, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes violinist Alexander Markov and Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Casey Bosell to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio for a live concert. Alexander and Casey will preview their upcoming performances at the Portland Columbia Symphony‘s 40th Anniversary Concert Spectacular at Patricia Reser Center for the Arts in Beaverton,… More

  • Kenny Broberg & Mesteño Trio

    Kenny Broberg & Mesteño Trio

    January 19, 2023: Host Christa Wessel welcomes pianist Kenneth Broberg and the Mesteño Trio for a live concert in the Roger O. Doyle performance studio.  Kenneth will preview his upcoming performances with Portland Piano International, including works by Beethoven, Bach, Franz Liszt, and more. The Mesteño Trio will perform Aram Khachaturian’s Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano. ABOUT… More

  • Sophie Lippert

    Sophie Lippert

    January 12, 2023: Host Christa Wessel shares an encore broadcast of a live episode of Thursdays at Three featuring pianist Sophie Lippert. Sophie is All Classical Portland’s International Arts Correspondent, and prepared a program of music by women composers from all around the world. This episode originally aired September 23, 2021. ABOUT Sophie Lippert is a powerhouse pianist… More

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