Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this 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.
Do you love to sing? Classical MPR seeks voices of all abilities for the second season of Bring the Sing, a community singing event that is part choral workshop, part recording session. Registration is now open for Bring the Sing's Rochester event, scheduled for the morning of Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Learn more about the event, and sign up to participate.
Formed in 1999, the Choral Scholars of University College Dublin are Ireland's leading collegiate choral ensemble. Their new album, 'Invisible Stars' features choral works of Ireland and Scotland, and the album title comprises several symbolic meanings.