In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Christophe Heral and Billy Martin collaborated on their second Rayman game: Rayman Legends.
Do you -- or does a teacher you know -- have a great recording of a high school ensemble or choir that would sound terrific on Classical MPR? Send us a copy and we'll consider it for broadcast.Submit Your Recording
Last night, when Prince declared a "takeover" of the Arsenio Hall Show and appeared on most of the one-hour late-night program, his aura was perforated even more cleanly than in his recent tongue-in-cheek appearance on New Girl. The show began with a sit-down interview between Prince and Arsenio, and it was an especially straight-faced talk between the shy pop star and the giddy late-night host. By the time they moved into an audience Q&A it seemed that Prince was game for pretty much any question people could throw at him.Read More
This week, a youthful poetry slam, one of the jewels of the Fargo-Moorhead art scene, and grainy nighttime party videos transformed into paintings, have captured the hounds. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, according to David Hamilton, is part of the foundation on which the community’s art scene is…Read More
Flutist Jennifer Kennard performs a world premiere of a work written especially for her in a recent Thursday Musical performance from Bloomington, Minn.
Meet the Minnesota Varsity Featured Round artists! The 13 instrumental and vocal artists will have professional recordings made of their performances, which you'll be able to hear online and on air in March. Five composition featured round artists will spend a day in February with mentors from the American Composers Forum.
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Highlights from March 4 to 11
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Educator and graphic artist Tim Sheie.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight
Wednesday, 8 pm: Minnesota Opera: Doubt, by Douglas Cuomo.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Mendelssohn, from the Alexandria Festival of the Lakes.
Friday, 8 pm: The Minnesota Orchestra: Works of Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.
Saturday, 11 am: Metropolitan Opera: The Enchanted Island.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Sibling Rivals.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Edo de Waart leads the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Woody Woodward, from the Blake School's Highland campus.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Woody Woodward, from the Blake School's Highland campus.