In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
This weekend, Emily Reese of Top Score hosts two panels at the PAX Prime video game convention in Seattle.
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
When the Minnesota Orchestra takes the stage at its opening gala on Friday, singer Renee Fleming will help it celebrate its first full season following turmoil. Her program aims to showcase the orchestra in surprising new ways.Read More
A new exhibition at the Minnesota Museum of American Art -- "From There to Here" -- takes a closer look at the people affected by the Green Line, and the train itself.Read More
This week's Flicks in Five features the film Back to the Future. Alan Silvestri composed the epic soundtrack to this film, and his music is just one of the many elements that makes this film a beloved and enduring classic.
Summertime is a special time when classical music festivals and seasonal music offerings can be found throughout Classical MPR's listening area. To help you enjoy these festivals, we at Classical MPR have assembled a list and maps to help you find classical music celebrations.Find a Festival
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On the Air This Week
Highlights from September 2 to 9
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: violinist Grant Johnson.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Westminster Choir College sings music by Daniel Elder.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska conducts a gala concert, with opera star Renee Fleming.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Organ and Piano.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Midori plays Mendelssohn with the Houston Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans Penny Freeh, dancer and choreographer.