Choral Music from Classical MPR

American Spiritual Ensemble


Choral music is a treasured part of Minnesota communities, and Classical MPR recognizes that vital piece of our local culture. That’s why we’re excited to continue our support for our choral audiences with our choral music initiative.

Choral Stream

Music for Singing

We've created our 24/7 choral stream for one reason: we love this music. We want to share our favorites and some beautiful surprises with you. What'll you hear? A big range from Palestrina to Pärt, spirituals to Schubert, and new work by Whitacre, Lauridsen, Paulus, and more wonderful contemporaries. You'll discover great professional choirs, college choirs, amateur choirs, church choirs... anytime you want! Hit the Feedback link and tell us what you'd like to hear more of. We'll update the stream regularly, so chime in. And enjoy the music!

The World's Finest Choirs

Previous concerts

American Spiritual Ensemble

At Central Presbyterian Church

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

At the Cathedral of St. Paul

King's College Choir

At the Cathedral of St. Paul

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

At Target Center

 On-Air

Live Concert Broadcasts

Choral Concerts produced by Classical MPR

Sound engineers from MPR will attend area choral concerts to make recordings that can reach new audiences through broadcast and online services.

On Stage

Harmony in the Park

Save the dates: The land of 10,000 choirs has never sounded so good. This year, Classical MPR presents Harmony in the Park to the third power, with dates in Minneapolis (June 5); Mankato (June 8); and Duluth (June 15).

Harmony in the Park

The land of 10,000 choirs has never sounded so good. In 2014, Classical MPR presented Harmony in the Park to the third power, with dates in Minneapolis (June 5); Mankato (June 8); and Duluth (June 15).

Choral features from Classical MPR

  • Regional Spotlight: Choral Arts Ensemble
    The Choral Arts Ensemble from Rochester, Minn., perform works by Minnesota composers.January 16, 2014
  • Regional Spotlight: South Dakota Chorale
    As the South Dakota Chorale prepares for its first-ever performance in the Twin Cities, the ensemble's artistry is on display in this week's Regional Spotlight.January 9, 2014
  • School Spotlight: Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir
    School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, the Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir, a mixed-voice ensemble made up of 100 fifth graders from the 10 elementary schools in Robbinsdale, Minn.January 7, 2014

Test Your Knowledge

Choral Trivia Quiz

Test your knowledge of choral music, composers, and terminology.

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  • Symphony No. 91 8:18 Franz Joseph Haydn
    La Petite Bande
    Sigiswald Kuijken
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  • Piano Sonata No. 20 8:08 Ludwig van Beethoven
    Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
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You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.

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