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

Upcoming concerts

Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Monday, March 23, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

St. Paul's Cathedral Choir of London - Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Previous concerts

Vienna Boys Choir

At The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis


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

Harmony in the Park

Coming soon: We'll announce the dates for Harmony in the Park 2015 this spring.

Choral features from Classical MPR

  • Pete Seeger, iconic troubadour and activist, dies at 94 in New York
    The banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage died Monday at the age of 94. Seeger's grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, said his grandfather died peacefully in his sleep around 9:30 p.m. at New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he had been for six days. Family members were with him.January 28, 2014
  • The voices behind Grammy-winning 'Winter Morning Walks'
    'Winter Morning Walks' took home three Grammy awards. Hear how Dawn Upshaw and Maria Schneider collaborated on the impressive work.January 26, 2014
  • Regional Spotlight: Choral Arts Ensemble
    The Choral Arts Ensemble from Rochester, Minn., perform works by Minnesota composers.January 16, 2014

Test Your Knowledge

Choral Trivia Quiz

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

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  • Love Scene from "Romeo and Juliet" 10:46 Hector Berlioz
    Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
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  • Pineapple Rag 10:40 Scott Joplin
    New England Conservatory Ragtime Ensemble
    Gunther Schuller
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