On the day after Thanksgiving, ‘Friday Favorites’ host Steve Staruch served up a buffet of listener requests, including an appeal from an enthusiastic 5-year-old listener for Edvard Grieg's ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King.’ Listen now.
On the latest episode of Friday Favorites, for Nov. 17, host Steve Staruch was joined by Project DJ (Plus) co-host Leslie Redinger, an IT manager and cellist from Rochester. Listen now as they share stories and play listener requests.
On the Nov. 10 episode of ‘Friday Favorites,’ guest host Steve Seel fills in for Steve Staruch as he plays listeners' requests for their favorite classical music. Listen now!
On the Nov. 3 episode of ‘Friday Favorites,’ guest host Julie Amacher fills in for Steve Staruch as she plays listeners' requests for their favorite classical music. Listen now!
Tynia Major, an assistant producer at YourClassical MPR, shared co-hosting duties Friday with Steve Staruch. She shared her passion for hip-hop and classical music while co-presenting the creepy and colorful requests for the Halloween edition of ‘Friday Favorites.’ Listen now!
Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ helped Teri in Minneapolis celebrate a final mortgage payment. And a road trip to Chicago was made that much sweeter with ‘Houston County,’ a piano piece by Minnesota composer Stanley Woolner. There were wonderful stories shared, with music that matched, on last week’s Friday Favorites.
Sweet memories of Octobers past turn the latest episode of 'Friday Favorites' into a pumpkin spice party! Listen now with host Steve Staruch as he plays listener requests.
Steve Seel is the guest host for the latest episode of ‘Friday Favorites,’ featuring listener requests for the music of composers Alexander Glazunov and Max Bruch, and pianist Vladimir Horowitz. Listen now.
Imagine a cozy fire, a cup of cocoa, the northern lights and Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto. Rachel Peterson, the Project DJ co-host on the Sept. 22, 2023, episode of Friday Favorites, shared a story that will make you want to live close to the Arctic Circle. Listen now with host Steve Staruch.
About Friday Favorites
Each Friday at 3 p.m. central, host Steve Staruch presents four hours of classical music based on listener requests. Do you have a favorite work you'd like to share? Send us your request!