On Now

Music Through The Night®
Andrea Blain
Listen to the Stream
  • Symphony No. 38 "Prague" 1:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Vienna Philharmonic
    James Levine
    Buy Now
  • Vocalise 1:01 Andre Previn
    Sylvia McNair, soprano
    Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Andre Previn, piano
    Buy Now
Other MPR Radio Streams
Choral Stream
MPR News
Radio Heartland

You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

Blog Archive

July 2008
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

  • Buy the music you've heard on-air! Your purchase helps support our classical service.


Classical Notes

Classical Notes: July 2, 2008 Archive

Lucia di Torrey Pines

Posted at 2:27 PM on July 2, 2008 by Rex Levang

Speaking of opera and sportwriters (see Gillian's blog posting below), here's another piece along similar lines. Jon Carroll of the San Francisco Chronicle takes a humorous (and appreciative) look at the extravagant art.

It's not strictly a sports column, though he does work in Tiger Woods....

[an error occurred while processing this directive]