With Fred Child
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.
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."
Conductor Karina Canellakis leads the Minnesota Orchestra in a concert featuring Peter Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, along with selections from William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, with pianist Jon Kimura Parker. Listen now, with host Steve Seel.
YourClassical MPR host John Birge offers some fairly great classical tracks to put you in the mood for the Minnesota State Fair, which starts Thursday and runs through Sept. 6.
The groundbreaking choreographer, who is also the first Black director at the Metropolitan Opera, says she found self-expression through dance.
Samara Joy sang some jazz in high school, but didn't get serious about it until later. Her debut album, which she recorded as a college student, could be a public service announcement for jazz education.
Andrea Blain hosts ‘Time Signatures,’ a one-hour special that explores classical music through the lens of the achievements of composers and musicians who continued to work into their later years.