With Fred Child
Former Minnesota Orchestra music director Edo de Waart, who turned 80 in June, returns to the podium to lead the ensemble in a program that includes Haydn's Cello Concerto in D Major, featuring principal cellist Anthony Ross. Join host Melissa Ousley at 8 p.m. Friday for the live broadcast on YourClassicalMPR.
Meghann Oglesby hosts the new special ‘Wondrous Strange.’ Whether it's the theremin, octobass or contrabass flute, listeners will explore instruments that are off the beaten track and the musicians who play them.
A group of musicians and scientists have used artificial intelligence to complete one of the great what-ifs in classical music: Ludwig van Beethoven's unfinished 10th symphony.
On June 29, Adam Golka performed at the 14th annual Minnesota Beethoven Festival at Page Theater, St. Mary’s University in Winona. Melissa Ousley brings you that live performance from a Sept. 23 airing on YourClassicalMPR.
Listen to clarinetist Julian Bliss' debut at the 2019 Minnesota Beethoven Festival, featuring works by Poulenc, Bernstein, Finzi and more.
For Itzhak Perlman, the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, which was celebrated last week, and Yom Kippur, which starts Wednesday, bring a flood of memories, many of them associated with music. In this one-hour special, the superstar violinist shares a wide variety of recordings that have special meaning for him, sparking warm responses for all listeners.
On June 27, The Pacifica Quartet opened the 14th annual Minnesota Beethoven Festival at Page Theater, St. Mary’s University in Winona. Julie Amacher brings you that live performance from a Sept. 2 airing on YourClassicalMPR.
On July 8, The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet performed at Page Theater, St. Mary’s University in Winona, for the 14th annual Minnesota Beethoven Festival. Scott Blankenship brings you that live performance from a Sept. 16 airing on YourClassicalMPR.
Watch as Minnesota Opera baritone Andrew Wilkowske takes us for a ride on the Great Big Wheel at the Minnesota State Fair! Opera's in the air, with "Deh, vieni alla finestra" from Mozart's "Don Giovanni."