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Published: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:14:00 -0600

 



Daily Download: Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 'American': III. Molto vivace

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American": III. Molto vivace, performed by Vlach Quartet Prague.(image)



Meet Class Notes Artists: Afoutayi

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:00:00 -0600

Many members of Afoutayi Dance, Music and Arts Company originally hail from Haiti, but the company has been based in the Twin Cities for a few years. They brought their colorful, energetic music and dance to schools in the Twin Cities for a week in October.(image)



Let us be your soundtrack for Thanksgiving Day

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0600

As you gather with friends and family to give thanks this holiday weekend, we want you to have one less thing to worry about. So we've put together the perfect playlist of classical music for your Thanksgiving get-together.(image)



Daily Download: Antonin Dvorak - American Suite: I. Andante con moto

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Antonin Dvorak - American Suite: I. Andante con moto, performed by Russian Philharmonic Orchestra.(image)



Minnesota Orchestra performs Bach's Christmas Oratorio for first time

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Choral music master Helmuth Rilling takes the podium at Orchestra Hall this holiday season to lead the Minnesota Orchestra in its first performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio.(image)



Giving Thanks: A celebration of fall, food, and gratitude

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0600

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday.(image)



Flicks in Five: When Harry Met Sally

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0600

Whenever there's a listener request show on Saturday Cinema or Flicks in Five, 1989's "When Harry Met Sally invariably comes up.(image)



The art of writing (and cello playing)!

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:30:00 -0600

Writer and professional musician Edward Kelsey Moore joins Steve Staruch during this week's Friday Favorites.(image)



Minnesota Varsity: Where Are They Now? - Emma Taggart

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:20:00 -0600

Emma Taggart from Blaine, Minn. was a Minnesota Varsity 2017 Showcase Artist. She recently got in touch with Classical MPR's Christine Sweet to share her latest news.(image)



Choral Featured Album: 'Alice Parker: Heavenly Hurt'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0600

In their new release, musicians of Melodious Accord perform songs on poems by Emily Dickinson with music by Alice Parker.(image)



Minnesota Orchestra: Debut of Venezuela's Rafael Payare

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0600

The Minnesota Orchestra returns for a live broadcast Friday night with "Sheherazade," but it's probably not the one you're used to hearing. And the conductor on the podium is probably not one you're used to seeing.(image)



Moveable Feast: Here's to Minnesota's beer scene

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0600

The Minnesota brewery scene has positively exploded since brewery legislation changed in 2011 to allow breweries to sell their own beer on-site in a taproom.(image)



Daily Download: Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 5

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 5, performed by Idil Biret, piano.(image)



Like an Argentine Dancer: Piazzolla in the Regional Spotlight

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:15:00 -0600

The faculty members of Bemidji State University are in the Regional Spotlight. Jennifer Higdon's "Dash" and Astor Piazzolla's "Lo Que Vendra" for flute and piano.(image)



Daily Download: Gioachino Rossini - La Cenerentola: Non piu mesta

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Gioachino Rossini - La Cenerentola: Non piu mesta, performed by Munich Radio Orchestra; Agnes Baltsa, mezzo.(image)



Bring the Sing draws the circle wide in Fargo-Moorhead

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 -0600

On Oct. 14, the mass choral event Bring the Sing brought another community together as one voice, two cities famous for their choral traditions: Fargo and Moorhead.(image)



Minnesota Opera: Hear 'The Marriage of Figaro' live

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0600

On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m., join host Melissa Ousley for the live broadcast of the Minnesota Opera's production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro."(image)



New Classical Tracks: Pianist Norman Krieger goes for Beethoven and Buffalo

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0600

Pianist Norman Krieger has teamed up with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor JoAnn Falletta to release a new recording featuring Beethoven's Piano Concertos No. 3 and No. 5, known as the Emperor Concerto.(image)



Daily Download: Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: II. Canzonetta

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: II. Canzonetta, performed by Russian Philharmonic Orchestra; Ilya Kaler, violin.(image)



Daily Download: Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 'London': I. Adagio - Allegro

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:10:00 -0600

Get a free MP3 of Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 "London": I. Adagio - Allegro, performed by Capella Istropolitana.(image)