Violinist Leslie Shank gives an impassioned performance of Saint-Saens first violin sonata.
While he earns a living as a Twin Cities physician, Stanley Woolner truly lives through music -- especially with a special piece of music written after the tragic murder of his daughter. This weekend, the stunning work he wrote will be performed by the Minnesota Sinfonia.
He plays Bach like the best of them, but has a renegade streak performing in some unlikely settings. Cellist Matt Haimovitz is our guest on Regional Spotlight. Listen to the live interview and performance online.
The Caritas Vocal Ensemble seeks to change the world with their singing. Seek a change in your afternoon with beautiful music sung by Caritas on-line.
Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies shines the light on the musical stars of tomorrow in a special concert this Sunday. We invited the soloists - Sophia Parente and Michael Wu to perform at MPR.
Steve Staruch welcomes pianist Eric Himy to MPR for a live on-air all-Chopin recital to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the pianist/composer's birth.
Four Minnesota Orchestra members play a Mozart Divertimento.
David Evan Thomas gets a premiere of his "Valentines" on this Valentine's Day. Listen on-line to a recent performance of Thomas' "Come to the Waters."
Asteria is soprano Sylvia Rhyne and tenor and lutist Eric Redlinger. They spoke with Classical Minnesota Public Radio's Steve Starruch.
Morten Lauridsen is in Minnesota for the first time in 40 years. His music is featured in two performances this weekend with The Singers: Minnesota Choral Artists.
High School sophomore Natalie Alper-Leroux performs Hindemith.
Twin Cities-based Bach Society sings a choral motet from a great family of musicians including Bach's uncle, Johann Christoph.
The beloved former Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Nicholas McGegan will have 60 candles on his birthday cake today. Celebrate by streaming one of his performances of Bach.
This week, it's the Choral Arts Ensemble singing a piece written just for them by Los Angeles/Tokyo based composer Kentaro Sato.
One of the new pieces heard on this year's St. Olaf Christmas festival was written by a student composer, Stanford Scriven, class of '11. It's a sparkling setting of a familiar text and you can hear it today on regional spotlight.