On Now

Music Through The Night®
Kevin O'Connor
Listen to the Stream
  • Piano Trio No. 6 12:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Guarneri Trio
    Buy Now
  • Contredanse and Tarantelle 12:02 Frederic Chopin
    Malcolm Frager, piano
    Buy Now
Playlist
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

February 2010
S M T W T F S
  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            


Master Archive

Contact Us

Purchase the Music

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

Services

Classical Notes

Off to Norway for Roman Festivals

Posted at 1:15 AM on February 10, 2010 by Ward Jacobson
Filed under: Programs

Stay up late tonight (12:05am, Thursday) with Classical MPR for a performance of Respighi's Roman Festivals, the final part of his spectacular trilogy of symphonic poems celebrating the Eternal City. Respighi wanted this piece to be big, bold and stand out from the crowd. So it's off to Olav Hall in Trondheim for a performance recorded live last September with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and conductor Josep Caballe-Domenech.

Saturday night (just after 8pm), Classical MPR heads to Madrid for a performance of the Bizet Symphony in C featuring the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and conductor Adrian Leaper,

The exclusive Euro-Classic concerts are heard twice-weekly on Classical MPR.