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

  • University of Minnesota Choir tours the state
    This last weekend the wonderful choral program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities embarked on their first tour of Minnesota. We were able to catch up conductors Kathy Romey and Matt Mehaffey and speak with them about their experiences on the road.April 29, 2013
  • In the Dark with Cantus
    As part of our Voices of Spring choral music programming through the month of April, we're highlighting some of the more stunning performances from our archive. Here, vocal ensemble Cantus hangs out in the old Gangster hideouts in Saint Paul: The Wabasha Street Caves.April 12, 2013
  • Westminster Cathedral Choir in Concert
    Tune in on April 9 at 8 p.m. for an encore broadcast of the Westminster Choir performing in Collegeville as part of the 50th anniversary of the Saint John's Abbey and University Church.April 9, 2013

Test Your Knowledge

Choral Trivia Quiz

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

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On Now

Listen to the Stream
  • Symphony No. 1 "Slavyanskaya": Finale 3:43 Alexander Glazunov
    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Neeme Jarvi
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  • Sinfonia 3:32 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
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    Ilia Korol
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