Minnesota Public Radio features by Ward Jacobson http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30163 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Thu, 24 May 2018 04:44:40 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Ward Jacobson http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 To Sing Again Classical music host Ward Jacobson talks about the role singing has played in his life. 'I can't imagine life without singing,' Jacobson writes, a sentiment that became even more powerful when his very life may have slipped away from him. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2016/01/14/to-sing-again?refid=0 Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:50:00 -0600 A Dad, A Farm and Classical Music If you happened to drive past a Nebraska farm in the late 1970s or early 80s, you might have seen a couple guys driving tractors while seeming to conduct an orchestra. In the run-up to Father's Day, Ward Jacobson shares a heart-warming story about the music-related joys he shared with his father. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/06/19/a-dad-a-farm-and-classical-music?refid=0 Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:50:00 -0500 Classical to the plate Classical music host and former baseball broadcaster Ward Jacobson ponders classical-music walk-up tracks for a lineup of baseball's greatest stars. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/05/19/classical-to-the-plate?refid=0 Tue, 19 May 2015 14:20:00 -0500 Unconventional classical guitar master Watching classical guitarist Paul Galbraith play can be a surprise for someone who has never seen him perform. He holds his instrument more like a cello than a guitar. But Galbraith says his unusual posture and specially designed instrument is ideal for the challenging transcriptions he performs. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/03/25/paulgalbraith?refid=0 Tue, 25 Mar 2008 12:36:43 -0500