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  • Holiday programmingHoliday Programming
    Read about Classical MPR's 2013 holiday programming, including on-air specials, events and more!
  • mischa santoraIntroducing the Minneapolis Music Company
    Mischa Santora, former associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, is the artistic director of a new ensemble in the Twin Cities. The Minneapolis Music Company opens its new season this week.
  • Sleeping babyThe science of sleep: How relaxing music works
    Scientists have found that music can reduce sympathetic nervous system activity; decrease anxiety, blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate; and possibly have positive effects on sleep in regards to muscle relaxation and distraction from vexing thoughts.
  • edwin strout beethovenInterview: '33 Variations' cast
    Joining Alison Young in the Classical MPR studio are actors Edwin Strout and Karen Landry and pianist Irina Elkina from Park Square Theatre's production of '33 Variations'.
  • Classical Notes: Meryl Streep to play not one but two opera singers

    The award-winning actress is to star in two films about two different opera singers: Florence Foster Jenkins and Maria Callas.

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