A young violinist and budding environmental scientist. Grant Johnson is a passionate lover of classical music.
All's right with the world when you can hear a Haydn string quartet sound like it's played just for you. The Jasper Quartet's performance of Haydn is in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Teresa Root is a naturalist and a teacher. Her playlist is inspired by the natural world. Steve Staruch welcomes Teresa Root into the studio for Music with Minnesotans.
Two teenage pianists were featured at the Young Artist World Piano Festival last summer. Their "beyond their years" performances are in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Joe and Mary Keyes are owners of the Howard Street Booksellers in Hibbing, Minn. They love books, theater and Hibbing history.
There's champagne for the ear in this week's Regional Spotlight. Accordo performs a jaunty trio for strings by Jean Francaix.
Stanley Woolner is both a medical doctor and a creative artist. He balances both of his vocations with the greatest ease.
The choir from Normandale Lutheran Church in Edina, Minn., just got back from a tour of Ireland. Highlights from that choir tour are in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Classical MPR's Mike Pengra joins Steve Staruch in the studio to talk a bit more about the artists who are performing at the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair, and to play some samples of their music.
Katie Sisneros is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate about old English ballads. She'll make you passionate about them, too.
Meet the arts entrepreneurs who almost by accident founded the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, Minn. Scott Lykins and Taylor Ward talk to Classical MPR's Steve Staruch.
From the White Pine Music Festival in 2008, the Miro Quartet fan the flames of the f-minor string quartet by Felix Mendelssohn.
Writer Charlotte Sullivan is Steve Staruch's guest. Her playlist is eclectic and spirited and joyfully stretches the boundaries of classical music.
Adriana Zabala's joyful workload is on delicious display in the Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio. She visits with Classical MPR's Steve Staruch between songs.
The Debussy Sonata for Cello and Piano from a Schubert Club Music in the Park series concert given last year is in this week's Regional Spotlight.