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Articles by Brian Newhouse

Remembering composer Dominick Argento, who has died at 91 Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento died Wednesday at 91 in Minneapolis. Classical MPR director Brian Newhouse looks back fondly on a special moment with Argento and the composer's legacy.


Government shutdown? Nothing compares to choir politics Article

The government shutdown is reaching into so many pockets of society. The most recent example is the choral world, where we've learned of one devastating instance of Soprano Shutdown, thanks to a satirical website.


Hear the Minnesota Orchestra's performance at the BBC Proms Article

The Minnesota Orchestra's live performance Aug. 6 at the BBC Proms has come and gone, but you can still hear the archived recording for a limited time through SymphonyCast on our sister site, YourClassical. Listen now to the orchestra's return to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall in London.


Christmas With Cantus Article

One of the highlights of Classical MPR's broadcast schedule each holiday season, Christmas With Cantus has a new twist this year. Here it live today at 11 a.m.