Holiday Programming Read about Classical MPR's 2013 holiday programming, including on-air specials, events and more!
Introducing 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.
The 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.
Interview: '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'.