October 18, 2018

LIVESTREAM: The American Scene Discussion Panel

All Classical Portland and Portland Youth Philharmonic proudly present an important discussion panel about distinguished American composer William Grant Still’s legacy and his rarely-performed work ‘The American Scene.’ Tune into the LIVESTREAM of this discussion on our Facebook page on Tuesday, October 23 at 6pm. All Classical Portland President & CEO Suzanne Nance will moderate the discussion…. More

Radio Tower Update

FCC mandated spectrum sale forces All Classical Portland to relocate back-up antenna to a NEW tower! The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated the first-ever “incentive auction” designed to repurpose TV broadcast spectrum for new uses. This resulted in the need to repurpose 84 megahertz of spectrum, requiring some TV stations to “repack” to new channel… More

FALL INTO THE ARTS: 10 Must-See Portland Arts Events

Here are some of All Classical Portland’s top picks for arts events this fall. Enjoy! Napoli, Oregon Ballet Theatre (October 6-13, Keller Auditorium) Danish Choreographer August Bournonville’s Napoli is known for its vibrant depiction of Neapolitan street life. This iconic and beloved Danish ballet tells the story of Teresina, a simple Italian girl, who falls in… More

John Pitman Recommends…

Lutenist Ronn McFarlane calls Oregon his home, but his music-making takes him around the world, performing traditional music for his instrument, and newly-composed pieces with his band, Ayreheart. His newest release, “Celtic Lute” is the result of his 40-year love affair with Celtic music, and on this disc he lends his unique voice to Scottish… More

WARNING: Spoofed Emails

Many organizations are currently experiencing “spoofed” emails. In order to keep you safe, if you have received an email that appears to come from All Classical Portland regarding an overdue invoice, or a payment of a large amount, this is not a legitimate message. What to do if you get a spam email from All… More

Bag & Baggage: Deathtrap

The longest-running thriller on Broadway comes to Main Street in downtown Hillsboro. A fiendishly clever plot, with nerve-jangling twists and turns, Deathtrap is a true classic of American theatre. Sidney Bruhl, a once-successful writer of stage thrillers, is in the grip of chronic writer’s block, when young playwright Clifford Anderson sends Bruhl his brilliant new… More

Hermitage Piano Trio

Descending from the great Russian musical tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio is distinguished by its exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and sumptuous sound. The Trio embodies the majesty of its Russian lineage while at the same time including in its immense repertoire works from the great European tradition to contemporary American commissions. “The Hermitage Piano Trio… More

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Vivaldi

The Red Priest, the Poet. We welcome you to our 35th-anniversary season with PBO’s star team of violinists and Czech soprano Hana Blažíková, praised by Opera News for her “clean lines, immaculate tuning, and attention to rhythmic detail.” Showcasing Vivaldi’s contribution to developing the violin as a solo instrument alongside his exploration of the human… More

Oregon Symphony: Swing is the Thing

Jump ‘n’ jive from the 1940s right into the jukebox tunes of the ‘50s and ‘60s with hits like “Tuxedo Junction,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and “Rock Around the Clock.” Dancers, vocalists, and clarinet sensation Dave Bennett join in the fun. Pops Series Concert Jeff Tyzik, conductor Dave Bennett, clarinet and vocals Julie Jo Hughes,… More

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra: Fantasia

Symphonic Safari Fantasia Sunday October 21, 2018 Dress in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy some phantasmic family-friendly fun. Dig in to hands-on preconcert arts, crafts and activities, and enjoy a delightful musical fantasy giving fresh adventures to newcomers & seasoned concert-goers alike. AND, take an amazing “safari” through the orchestra as we perform! Come… More