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  • 31 Days of Classical, Day 20: Love at First Listen
    31 Days is a bite-sized month-long trial of Classical Music from across the spectrum of this wonderful, expansive music we love at Classical MPR. Today it's love at first listen with Guillaume de Machaut.July 20, 2014
  • 31 Days of Classical, Day 19: talk about the passion
    31 Days is a bite-sized month-long trial of Classical Music from across the spectrum of this wonderful, expansive music we love at Classical MPR. Today's pick, more of Emily's favorite: Bach!July 19, 2014
  • Guns N' Rosenkavalier: Rock meets Bach at the Mill City Museum
    What do you get when you cross a classical art song recital with a rock song? Something approaching the upcoming Guns N' Rosenkavalier, the art song/rock song mash-up coming to the Mill City Museum for an outdoor concert on July 21 and 23.July 18, 2014
  • Julian Gregory to join King's Singers, as Benedict Hymas withdraws
    In a bittersweet announcement, the King's Singers have announced that Julian Gregory will be joining their ranks as tenor; Benedict Hymas, the previously-announced replacement for departing Paul Phoenix, has withdrawn from the position for personal reasons.July 18, 2014
  • 31 Days of Classical, Day 18: take me away, Nikolai!
    31 Days is a bite-sized month-long trial of Classical Music from across the spectrum of this wonderful, expansive music we love at Classical MPR.July 18, 2014
  • Moveable Feast: Cakes
    John Birge and Rachel Hutton celebrate a year of their Movable Feast conversations with their picks for the best cakes in the Twin Cities.July 18, 2014
  • Regional Spotlight: Imogen Cooper
    From a Frederic Chopin Society recital Imogen Cooper performs two Schubert Improptus.July 17, 2014
  • A soprano's-eye view of choral music
    I feel like I'm entering a war zone writing about this topic: being a soprano in a choir. There are so many preconceived notions about sopranos. Let's get those stereotypes out of the way now.July 17, 2014
  • My Fair Lady: She Thinks She's Got It!
    Actress Helen Anker and Musical Director Andrew Cooke visit John Birge in studio to perform a couple of songs from 'My Fair Lady' and to talk about the new production at the Guthrie Theater.July 17, 2014
  • Christopher Tin's 'The Drop That Contained the Sea' on Top Score
    Christopher Tin just finished his second song cycle, 'The Drop That Contained the Sea'. He stopped by Top Score to discuss it.July 17, 2014
  • 31 Days of Classical, Day 17: a rocking feel
    31 Days is a bite-sized month-long trial of Classical Music from across the spectrum of this wonderful, expansive music we love at Classical MPR.July 17, 2014
  • Reports from the Range: Sounding my horn from a Minnesota "mountaintop"
    From the highest point in the land, my high C rings out over the hills and chalets and lakes below, and I feel a rush of joy.July 16, 2014
  • 31 Days of Classical, Day 16: Take this waltz
    31 Days is a bite-sized month-long trial of Classical Music from across the spectrum of this wonderful, expansive music we love at Classical MPR. Today, we're cleaning the house with a Josef Strauss waltz.July 16, 2014
  • New Classical Tracks: Time for Three
    They say timing is everything. Acoustic trio Time for Three couldn't agree more. Just as their self-titled debut album was in the works, the trio made a splash for being denied seats on a plane - because they were carrying instruments.July 16, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Joe Landsberger
    Joe Landsberger is a world traveler (40 countries and counting), but he always returns home to St Paul. His classical playlist is filled with both the exotic and the "tried and true."July 15, 2014