In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Composer Joel Corelitz just received a BAFTA nomination for his score to The Unfinished Swan . Baroque-inspired sounds accompany the artful tale. Hear our conversation on Top Score from Classical MPR.
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
Today's Morning Edition music is a recording of Neil Young doing Bob Dylan's "Girl From the North Country." It has a distinct low fidelity sound by design. It's from Young's new album "A Letter Home" which was recorded in a refurbished 1947 Voice-o-Graph direct to vinyl recording booth.Read More
Izzy’s, the Twin Cities ice cream chain, is marking National Poetry Month by hosting a “Haiku Hiring Party.” Its goal is to hire 25 new employees who can start working in May, just as orders for cones and cups start to surge. Interested applicants are asked to submit an entry “in the form of an…Read More
Children's author Lauren Stringer loves the explosive charge in the arts at the beginning of the 20th century. She captures one of those moments in her book, When Stravinsky met Njinsky. The book provides the framework for a special Friends and Family concert with the Minnesota Orchestra on Sunday, April 27. Stringer talks to Classical MPR's Alison Young.
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.