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.
Listen Sunday as Classical MPR presents the Minnesota Orchestra and Chorale performing J.S. Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio.' This holiday spectacular begins at noon with a special encore broadcast of Cantata Nos. 1, 2 and 3 from 2017, followed at 2 p.m. by a live broadcast of Cantata Nos. 4, 5 and 6. Conductor Nicholas Kraemer shares his insights on the work.
Bring the Sing returns to Rochester on Jan. 20 for a special tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bring your voice and join us in remembering and celebrating King's legacy through song. And check out photos from our recent Bring the Sing on the winter solstice!
One of the highlights of Classical MPR's broadcast schedule each holiday season, Christmas With Cantus presents a modern take on the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, reimagined for our world today. Listen now to this holiday treat.