STREAMING LIVE: Holiday Classics

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  • Holiday programmingHoliday Programming
    Read about Classical MPR's 2014 holiday programming, including on-air specials, events and more!
  • Flicks in Five: Franz Waxman
    Franz Waxman is known for some of the great music scores of the golden age of Hollywood, including 'A Place in the Sun', 'Sunset Boulevard', and 'Rebecca'. On this week's Flicks in Five, we'll hear some of his iconic score for 'Bride of Frankenstein'.
  • Daily Download: Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian": II. Andante con moto
    Get a free MP3 of Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian": II. Andante con moto, performed by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.
  • Where has classical music gone on mainstream TV?
    Famous classical musicians are lining up to appear on 'Mozart in the Jungle.' Why has the Amazon series about classical music become such a rarity?
  • Classical Notes: Music and emotion through time

    In the TedEd video, “Music and emotion through time,” Michael Tilson Thomas — acclaimed music director of the San Francisco Symphony — provides a vast and informative overview of the development of classical music. Watch the video below and see the entire lesson on TedEd’s website. Related Stories Musical training accelerates brain development in children Music as … Continue reading Music and emotion through time →


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