August 15, 2018

Volunteer of The Year Award!

The 2018 Mary Evjen Volunteer of the Year Award goes to… Anthony Ho! Anthony has been a self-described cultural rebel since junior high school. His particular rebellion manifested as a deep and abiding love of orchestral music, which eventually resulted in his devotion to All Classical Portland. Anthony has cheerfully and tirelessly applied his talents and… More

Portland Piano International: 2018 Summer Festival

Held on the beautiful campus of Lewis & Clark College, the 2018 Summer Festival is five evenings of world-class piano performances curated by pianist and Lewis & Clark professor, Susan DeWitt Smith. Shows are at 8pm each night, featuring performances by Tanya Gabrielian on July 30th, Alexander Shtarkman on July 31st, Anthony Padilla on August 1st,… More

Abbey Bach Festival

Established in 1971, the Abbey Bach Festival invites national and international musicians for a three-day classical music celebration. Guests enjoy vespers with the monks, an organ or choir performance followed by a buffet picnic supper and a featured performance in the Damian Center. Performing this year in the Damian Center are Ludovica Mosca, piano, Yegor Dyachkov, cello, and Jean… More

Portland Opera: La Cenerentola

Cenerentola has gone by many names—Cendrillon, Aschenputtel, Angelina—but you might know her best as Cinderella. Cinderella’s stepfather, Don Magnifico, is a buffoon. Her stepsisters, Clorinda and Tisbe, are cruel. Our heroine spends each day working as a chambermaid, until one fateful day when she falls in love with a prince. A storybook tale that is… More

Summer Open House: Pizza and Puccini!

This Saturday, August 4th, All Classical Portland is pulling back the curtain and inviting the public to take a tour, meet their favorite hosts, and see for themselves how the radio magic happens! Please be our guest and join us for HOTLIPS Pizza and Puccini! There will be performances of Puccini arias by Ping and Woof Opera and… More

Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival

Chamber Music Northwest presents its 48th Summer Festival season, starting June 25 and running through July 29. Chamber Music Northwest’s mission is to inspire the community through concerts and events celebrating the richness and diversity of chamber music, performed by artists of the highest caliber, presenting the community with exceptional opportunities for enjoyment, education, and reflection…. More

Bag & Baggage: As You Like It

Adventure. Mistaken Identity. Romance. Rivalry. Comedy. Love. Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It gets the full Bag&Baggage treatment in a new summer location (The Vault Courtyard and Theater), and in a new, world premiere adaptation! B&B is digging deep into the literary history of the Bard’s brilliant romantic comedy, combining Shakespeare’s story of Rosalind and… More

Portland Opera: Orfeo ed Euridice

Revisit one of the oldest stories ever told in this mythological journey. The wedding of Orfeo and Euridice ends tragically when she is bitten by a snake and dies. Heartbroken, Orpheus travels to the underworld. Armed with only his lyre, he must charm the furies of Hades, ghosts of the dead, and a three-headed dog… More

July 4th Fireworks

Spirit of the 4th!

Let All Classical Portland provide the soundtrack for your Independence Day activities! We’re throwing in an extra dose of American composers and classical works inspired by America. Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, Michael Torke’s Bright Blue Music, John Williams’ Liberty Fanfare, and many, many more. It’ll be the perfect musical backdrop to your festivities. July 4th… More


Hopes and Dreams (The Lullaby Project)

In April, the Oregon Symphony presented a remarkable and powerful concert as part of its “Sounds of Home” series, where young mothers experiencing housing insecurity had the opportunity to write lullabies for their children.  These were performed by OSO musicians.  Their concert was inspired by Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project, which recently released a CD under… More