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.
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
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
The Bookcase, an independent Wayzata bookstore that has been in business for more than 50 years, will close soon. Owner Charlie Leonard broke the news in an e-mail and on Facebook, telling customers that changing shopping habits, as well as local redevelopment and road construction, caused a dramatic drop in sales. “It was a drop…Read More
The Berlin Philharmonic and its chief conductor Simon Rattle will open the legendary Carnegie Hall's season Oct. 1. You can watch a live stream of the concert right here on Classical MPR's website on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. CDT.
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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!