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

  • Choral Countdown 2014: Your Top 25
    We've celebrated choral music all month long during April, our Voices of Spring month. We asked you to nominate your choral favorites, then we asked you to vote. And today, we present the top 25 as voted by you. Listen 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.April 30, 2014
  • New Classical Tracks: Heart and Science
    Daniel Elder abandoned his physics studies for degrees in music, but he retains certain scientific elements in his Impressionist-inspired art, which is captured on the new album, 'The Heart's Reflection'.April 30, 2014
  • School Spotlight: 2013 State 4-5-6 Children's Honor Choir
    School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, meet the 2013 State 4-5-6 Children's Honor Choir.April 29, 2014

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
  • Lakme: Flower Duet 3:14 Leo Delibes
    Christopher O'Riley, piano
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  • Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di mare" ("Storm at Sea") 3:06 Antonio Vivaldi
    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Patrick Gallois, flute
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You can now listen to Classical and Choral Music on your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) or Android device.