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.
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The hounds speak glowingly about a Minneapolis born and bred R&B songwriter, a play about the CIA’s ‘Secret War’ in Laos, and an exhibition exulting writer Andrea Davis Pinkney. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) St. Paul playwright Sharon DeMark doesn’t want the exhibition “Rejoice the Legacy,” showcasing the work of celebrated children’s…Read More
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.
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 15 to 21
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: the Litchfield High School Dragonaires.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Janet Tollund, travel agent and consultant.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: the Litchfield High School Dragonaires.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The National Lutheran Choir.
Friday, 10am: Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Saturday, 11 am: Metropolitan Opera: Arabella, by Richard Strauss.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: An Easter Offering.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: Handel's Messiah, performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Sunday, 8 pm: From Darkness to Light, with Bob Christiansen and Valerie Kahler.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.