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  • Holiday programmingHoliday Programming
    Read about Classical MPR's 2014 holiday programming, including on-air specials, events and more!
  • Eric WhitacreLight and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre, 'Whitacre on Whitacre'
    Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In these one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.
  • Bryan Hymel, 'Heroique'New Classical Tracks: Bryan Hymel, 'Heroique'
    Tenor Bryan Hymel has found his niche in the heroic tenor roles of French opera, which require agility, stamina, lyricism and stellar high notes. For his first recital disc, Hymel soars through 11 of these demanding arias. Learn more about this new album from the New Orleans native, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
  • dumbo frame captureFlicks in Five: 'Baby Mine' from Walt Disney's 'Dumbo'
    In the run-up to Mother's Day, Lynne Warfel offers this heartstring-tugging gem: 'Baby Mine' from the Walt Disney animated classic, 'Dumbo'. Bring your own tissues.
  • Classical Notes: New website celebrates the centenary of John Cage

    The New World Symphony has revealed a new site devoted to John Cage, commemorating the centenary of his birth. Funded in part by the Knight Foundation, Making the Right Choices: A John Cage Celebration is a free website designed around videos of the New World Symphony performing Cage’s work during a 2013 festival held in the … Continue reading New website celebrates the centenary of John Cage →

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