In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Several years ago, a five-minute conversation took Lisbeth Scott from being a part-time singer and musician in a dance studio to performing in a soundtrack for Hans Zimmer, a titan of the industry ... and she didn't know who he was at the time. She only went up from there.
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The singer is once again the oldest performer with a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 for "Cheek to Cheek," his jazz duets collaboration with Lady Gaga.Read More
Caroline Yang spent close to a year as an "embedded" photographer, documenting the ballet's transition to an artist-led organization. A gallery of the work opens Saturday.Read More
Minnesota-born baritone Conor McDonald, who as a youth performed with the Minnesota Opera and the Children's Theatre Company, is featured in a Web series that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the life a musician.
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Highlights from September 30 to October 7
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Professor Nanette Goldman.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Highlights from the Vox Nova Chorale's past summer season.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Oh, Canada.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Gary Joyner.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.
Minnesota Varsity 2015, Classical MPR's fifth annual showcase of young musical talent across Classical MPR's broadcast region, is now open and waiting for your entry!