In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Laura Intravia's life is something out of a video game music lover's dream. Carving her path by transcribing scores and performing in costume, Intravia is making an indelible impression on the video game music circuit.
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School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week's performance comes from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Concert Choir under the baton of Stephanie Trump.
Get insider access to spectacular venues, concerts and activities, including a private tour and concert at the esteemed Estates Opera House in Prague where Mozart conducted the world premiere of Don Giovanni, a concert at either the world-renowned Vienna State Opera House or Musikverein in Vienna, live classical performances and musical PT interviews aboard our vessel, and an exclusive private concert with champagne at Vienna’s Mozarthaus, where Mozart lived for three years.More information
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Highlights from September 23 to 30
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Jonathan LaFlamme.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Katie McCurry, Account Representative with Fireman's Fund.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Jonathan LaFlamme.
Wednesday, Noon: Musical Memories for the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Bakken Trio and clarinetist David Krakauer perform Prokofiev's Overture on Hebrew Themes, from the MacPhail Center.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Barber's Cello Concerto with Alisa Weilerstein, and Mahler's 2nd Symphony.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Nordic Journey.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the Proms debut of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra .
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Professor Nanette Goldman.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight.
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!