Join us at noon on Saturday, March 25, for a broadcast of Mozart's first operatic masterpiece, Idomeneo, live from the Met Opera in New York. Famed conductor James Levine leads a production starring Matthew Polenzani, Alice Coote, Nadine Sierra, and Elza van den Heever.
Starting Thursday, March 23, the Rose Ensemble begins a weekend-long concert tour of four of the most exquisite buildings in Minnesota, all designed by Franco-American architect Emmanuel Louis Masqueray. Before the tour, the Rose Ensemble joined Classical MPR host Alison Young in the studio for performance and conversation.
Join us at noon on Saturday, March 18, for a broadcast of Rossini's epic telling of the William Tell fable, in its first appearance on the Met Opera stage in over 80 years. Gerald Finley shines in the title role, with a cast that includes Marina Rebeka and Bryan Hymel.
Today's top music news stories include Lorde's performance on SNL, the Brooklyn Nets honoring Biggie Smalls, and Pearl Jam's announcement that all five of their drummers will be invited to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Join us at noon on Saturday, March 11, for a live broadcast of one of the best-loved operas in the repertoire -- Verdi's 'La Traviata'. Sonya Yoncheva stars as the courtesan Violetta, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo.