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.
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!
Coming soon: We'll announce the dates for Harmony in the Park 2015 this spring.
Choral features from Classical MPR
- Regional Spotlight: Saint Thomas Choir from NYC
Tune-in at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16th for a special treat. Sixteen men and three dozen boys are the Saint Thomas Choir from Saint Thomas Church in New York City, led by John Scot.March 16, 2013
- Regional Spotlight: South Dakota Chorale
Bach requires much from his singers in his handful of motets. The South Dakota Chorale led by Brian Schmidt is a first rate ensemble that is more than up to the challenge.March 14, 2013
- What Makes a Good'Pella?
Good'Pellas, a choral group from Roseville Area High School, have been around since 2000, and have been making acclaimed performances from the Twin Cities to the national stage.February 21, 2013
Test Your Knowledge
Test your knowledge of choral music, composers, and terminology.
From the Classical Notes blog