AANHPI Heritage Month 2023
May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
Composers We’re Celebrating On Air for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All Classical Portland(opens in a new tab)
This month and all year round, All Classical Portland’s diverse playlist includes music by Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander (AANHPI) composers and musicians. During the month of May, we are shining an extra special spotlight by celebrating just some of the extraordinary contributions to classical music by artists with an AANHPI background.
Read on for some of the highlights you’ll hear when you tune in at 89.9 FM in Portland or via the live player on our website.
Programming Highlights & More
- ON AIR – Throughout the month, you’ll hear works written and performed by AANHPI artists. Enjoy music by Yamada Kosaku, Hu-Wei Huang, Reena Esmail, and Zanhao He, and more.
- ARTS BLOG – Composers We’re Celebrating On Air for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: All Classical Portland’s Music Researcher & Digital Producer Rebecca Richardson profiles some of the AANHPI artists you will hear on the air, including Tan Dun, Marika Takeuchi, Reena Esmail, and more.
- ARTS BLOG – The Songs of Lili‘uokalani, Queen of Hawai‘i: Emma Riggle investigates the musical offerings of the Queen Regnant of Hawai‘i (from 1891-1893).
Support The AANHPI Communities Of The Pacific Northwest
Learn more about local Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander communities at the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO)’s website.
How To Listen
Join us at 89.9 FM or listen online via the live player on our website.