In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Emily Reese, host of Top Score, recently spent a weekend in Boston with 70,000 video game enthusiasts at the PAX East Conference. In this week's episode of Top Score, Emily Reese shares some of her experiences and fun finds from PAX East.
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The new deal finalizes what many people see as the most important issue remaining from the acrimonious labor dispute between management and musicians at the Minnesota Orchestra.Read More
This week, the emotional pull of puppetry in a Minneapolis garage, a revered Minnesota choreographer’s vision of hell, and the astonishing photographs of Vivian Maier. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Minneapolis mosaicist Lisa Arnold explains why the photographs of Vivian Maier, a mid-20th century amateur artist whose voluminous body of work was…Read More
MPR News has confirmed the Minnesota Orchestra board of directors approved a two-year contract for Osmo Vänskä to return as music director. He will start May 1.
Join us on Sunday, April 27th at the Fitzgerald Theater for the Minnesota Varsity Showcase Round. We'll feature the 5 perfroming artists and 2 composers will debut their work at this free concert, which will also be broadcast live on Classical MPR.
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Highlights from April 22 to 29
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Choral Hero: Dale Warland's Minnesota Voices.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: pianist Inon Barnatan, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Thursday, 8 pm: The Metropolitan Symphony and Minnesota Chorale perform Mahler's Resurrection Symphony.
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Hector Olivera in Concert.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Emanuel Ax plays Brahms with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Sunday, 5 pm: Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Why Choral Music?
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.