In this week's Regional Spotlight, we continue our holiday selections with two very recent performances from the 2014 Augsburg Advent Vespers in Minneapolis.
Dan Yoon is a medical doctor and a singer-songwriter. His playlist is filled with the music that has informed his life. Dr. Yoon is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans.
The season is bright with some home-grown holiday music. Three local ensemble sing their hearts out with new arrangements and works for the season. Hear them on this week's Regional Spotlight.
George Kellerman and Jenna Seal are kindred spirits. They both have followed their own hearts in pursuing careers that are a bit off the beaten path. Their playlist is a reflection of that; you can hear it on this week's Music with Minnesotans.
Pavel Kolesnikov's performance of the C-minor Fantasy for piano by Mozart is an extra treat for this Thanksgiving Day afternoon.
William Craft is the President of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. He's sung in choirs all his life and brings an English professor's love of words to an all-choral playlist.
The Minnesota Sinfonia, led by Jay Fishman, performs the Rossini Cinderella Overture. It's in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Kate Cimino works at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs; she's also an amateur bassoonist and her bassoon-centric playlist will delight you.
This Saturday evening at 7:30 at the Ted Mann Concert Hall, the Oratorio Society of Minnesota presents Mendelssohn's "St. Paul."
A Symphony by CPE Bach, performed by the Minnesota Bach Ensemble, is in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Young sound designer Inna Skogerboe is this week's guest. She promises to include a few sound-design components in the show.
Performing on the shores of Lake Superior, it only seems natural that the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra would include the "Four Sea Interludes" from the Benjamin Britten opera, Peter Grimes, in a recent concert.
Oliver Stech conducts the Vienna Boys Choir in a performance at the Basilica of St Mary in Minneapolis on Thursday Nov. 6. Stech sat down for a chat with Classical MPR's Steve Staruch ahead of the evening's performance.
Rick Steffes is a maintenance supervisor at the Monticello Nuclear Power Plant. He comes to his job by way of the US Navy where he served as a submariner for 22 years.
Video game music from one of the Twin Cities' newest and most exciting bands, Nerd Enhanced Sound is in this week's Regional Spotlight.