Category Archives: On the air

On The Air This Week

Highlights from Oct. 23 to 30

Monday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
8 p.m. MN Encores: The Lark Quartet, recorded 1991.

Tuesday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday
7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Schubert: Mass No. 5 in A, D.678; German Symphony Orchestra/Kent Nagano, conductor; Berlin Radio Chorus; recorded at the Philharmonie in Berlin.

Thursday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3:15 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday
7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Grieg: Holberg Suite; led by Pekka Kuusisto, director and violin.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
3:30 p.m. Music with Minnesotans: Ethan Larson of Great River Rescue in Bemidji, Minn.

Saturday
9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion: Hosted by Chris Thile with with Dan Auerbach and Robert Finley.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Dvořák: The Noon Witch, Op. 108; Lucerne Symphony Orchestra/James Gaffigan, conductor; recorded at the KKL Concert Hall in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Sunday
6 a.m. Pipedreams: The Eastman Kids at Christ Church (part 2 of 2).
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: Nashville Symphony/Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano.

Monday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Oct. 16 to 23

Monday
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday
7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Rachmaninoff: Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39; Boris Gitburg, piano; recorded inside the Mozart Hall at the Schwetzingen Festival in Germany.

Thursday
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3:15 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday
7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Beethoven: Quintet in E-flat for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn and Bassoon, Op. 16; led by Jeremy Denk, piano.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
3:30 p.m. Music with Minnesotans: writer and director Freya Richman.

Saturday
9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion: Hosted by Chris Thile with Randy Newman, Margo Price, and duet partner Madison Cunningham.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Martinů: Serenade No. 2; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor. Recorded at the Philharmonie in Munich, Germany.

Sunday
6 a.m. Pipedreams: The Eastman Kids at Christ Church (part 1 of 2).
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Lionel Bringuier, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin.

Monday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Oct. 9 to 16

Monday
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday
7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Busoni: Romanza and Scherzoso in F minor, Op. 54; Lucerne Symphony Orchestra/James Gaffigan, conductor; Kiril Gerstein, piano; recorded at the KKL Concert Hall in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Thursday
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3:15 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.
8 p.m. Minnesota Opera: Dinner at 8 by William Bolcom.

Friday
7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture, K. 492; led bby Martin Fröst, conductor and clarinet.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
3:30 p.m. Music with Minnesotans: Matthew Abernathy of Project Opera.
8 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra: Guarantors’ Week – Beethoven and Prokofiev; Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor; Bixby Kennedy, clarinet; live from Orchestra Hall, hosted by Melissa Ousley.

Saturday
9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion: Hosted by Chris Thile with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Margaret Glaspy, George Saunders, and duet partner Rachael Price.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 3 in Eb; RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra/Alexander Vedernikov, conductor; Barry Douglas, piano. Recorded at the National Concert Hall in Dublin.

Sunday
6 a.m. Pipedreams: Getting Hooked.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: Nashville Symphony/Edo de Waart, conductor.

Monday
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Oct. 2 to 9

Monday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Rose Ensemble.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Riverside Winds.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday
7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Mirandola Ensemble.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Mozart: Clarinet Quintet In A, K581; Carlos Gustavo Duarte, clarinet; David Mata, Lavinia Moraru, violins; Marian Herrero, viola; Javier Albarés, cello; recorded at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid.

Thursday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Flying Forms.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3:15 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday
7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Mendelssohn: Fair Melusina Overture, Op. 32; led by Thomas Zehetmair, conductor.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
3:30 p.m. Music with Minnesotans: Christina Ogata of Education Minnesota.
8 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra: Roderick Cox conducts Rachmaninoff; Roderick Cox, conductor; Alessio Bax, piano; live from Orchestra Hall, hosted by Brian Newhouse.

Saturday
9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion: Season Opener — Hosted by Chris Thile with Chris Stapleton, Julien Baker, Laurie Kilmartin, and duet partner Emily King.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Stéphane Denève, conductor; Arthur Jussen, Lucas Jussen, pianos. Recorded at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: Music for a Long While.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with conductor Louis Langree and violinist Hilary Hahn.

Monday
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2

Monday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Lumina.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Copper Streeet Brass.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday
7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Matra.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Franck: Prelude, Fugue and Variations, Op. 18; Nikolai Lugansky, piano; recorded at the Torroella de Montgrí Music Festival in Spain.

Thursday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Concordia Wind Quintet.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 to 6 p.m. MPR Day: Steve Seel broadcasts live from Moorhead, Minn.

Friday
7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Lux String Quartet.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90, Italian; led by SPCO musicians.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.

Saturday
9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion – encore broadcast.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Dvořák: The Wild Dove, Op. 110; Lucerne Symphony Orchestra/James Gaffigan, conductor. Recorded at the concert hall in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: Out of Their Minds.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: Last Night of the 2017 BBC Proms.

Monday
8:30 a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Class Notes Artists: Rose Ensemble.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Sept. 18 to 25

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Berlioz: Les Nuits d’été; RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra/Jean-Luc Tingaud recorded in the National Concert Hall in Dublin.

Thursday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday, 7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Brahms: Trio in E-flat for Piano, Violin and Horn, Op. 40; led by Jeremy Denk (piano) and SPCO musicians.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
8 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra: Celebrating Finland’s Centennial; Osmo Vänskä, conductor; Elina Vahala, violin; live from Orchestra Hall, hosted by Brian Newhouse.

Saturday, 9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion – encore broadcast.
8 p.m. Antipodean Classics: Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in Eb; Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Alan Buribayev, conductor; Sergio Tiempo, piano. Recorded at the Town Hall in Auckland, New Zealand.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: Winning the Prize.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: From the 2017 BBC Proms.

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
8 p.m. Minnesota Encores: Chopin Society recital series highlights – Benjamin Grosvenor; Yuja Wang.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Sept. 11 to 19

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Debussy: String Quartet in G minor. Ebène Quartet recorded in the Mozart Hall at the Schwetzingen Festival in Germany.

Thursday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
12 p.m. Bakken Trio in studio with host Alison Young.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday, 7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
11 a.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Spotlight: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Op. 58; led by by Jeremy Denk (piano) and SPCO musicians.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Friday Favorites with Steve Staruch.
8 p.m. Minnesota Orchestra: Vänskä opens the season with Stravinsky’s Firebird; Osmo Vänskä, conductor; James Ehnes, violin; live from Orchestra Hall, hosted by Brian Newhouse.

Saturday, 9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion – encore broadcast.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Korngold: The Sea Hawk Suite; Basel Symphony Orchestra/Erik Nielsen, conductor. Recorded at the Musical Theatre in Basel, Switzerland.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: O How Glorious.
12 noon From the Top.
2 p.m. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Opening Weekend – Beethoven’s Triple Concerto; live from the Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul; Alison Young hosts.

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Sept. 4 to 12

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Dukas: La Péri; Bern Symphony Orchestra/Mario Venzago, conductor. Recorded at the Grand Hall, Kultur Casino, Bern, Switzerland.

Thursday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday, 7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

Saturday, 9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion – encore broadcast.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor. Recorded at the Herkulessaal in Munich, Germany.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: O How Glorious.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: From the BBC Proms.

Monday, 10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On The Air This Week

Highlights from Aug. 28 to Sept. 4

Monday, 8 p.m. MN Encore Series 1984 recital with flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal and keyboardist John Steele Ritter
10 a.m. Morning Glories.

Tuesday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.

Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
1 p.m. Live from the State Fair: Minnesota Opera, hosted by Steve Staruch.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C, Sunwook Kim, Piano/Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana/Vladimir Ashkenazy. Recorded at the LAC, Lugano.

Thursday, 1 p.m. Live from the State Fair: Cantus, hosted by Alison Young.
3 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.

Friday, 7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton.
8 a.m. Relaxed Summer Friday, until 7 p.m.
10 a.m. Morning Glories.
2 p.m. Live from the State Fair: MPR Day, hosted by John Birge.

Saturday, 9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Granados: Goyescas (Book II), Luis Fernando Pérez, piano. Recorded at the Palau du la Música, Barcelona.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams: Concert Pieces.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: From the BBC Proms.

Monday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.

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On Air This Week

Highlights from Aug. 21 to 29

Monday, Solar Eclipse

Tuesday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.

Wednesday, 7:15 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. Extra-Eclectic with Steve Seel.
12 midnight Euro Classics: Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 19 Vadim Gluzman, Violin. Recorded at the LAC, Lugano.

Thursday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.
3 p.m. Regional Spotlight with Steve Staruch.

Friday, 7:15 a.m. Moveable Feast with John Birge and Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton
10 a.m. BBC Proms Broadcast Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
1 p.m. Performance Today.
10 p.m. BBC Proms Broadcast Hindemith: Mathis Der Maler

Saturday, 9 a.m., New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher.
10 a.m. Saturday Cinema with Lynne Warfel.
5 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion: encore broadcast.
8 p.m. Euro Classics: Strauss: Metamorphosen, German Symphony Orchestra/Kent Nagano. Recorded at the Berlin Philharmonie.

Sunday, 6 a.m. Pipedreams.
12 noon From the Top.
1 p.m. SymphonyCast: From the BBC Proms.
8 p.m. Sunday Night Cantata, Choral Stream.

Monday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.

Tuesday, 1 p.m. Performance Today.

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