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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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#RACHparty with the Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Chorale

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Welcome to the Classical MPR landing page of the #RACHparty: hosted by #TheChoralStream , the Kansas City Chorale, and the Phoenix Chorale.  Our stream will deliver the world premiere broadcast their “Rachmaninoff: All-night Vigil” CD at 8pm CDT. After the broadcast, please join us for an exclusive live video interview/hangout with both choirs and artistic director, Charles Bruffy.

Before the #RACHparty begins that evening, American Public Media’s Performance Today will broadcast a sneak preview of highlights from the new release to a national audience. During the broadcast, Performance Today host Fred Child will speak with artistic director Charles Bruffy and Dr. Vladimir Morosan, president of Musica Russica and a leading expert on Russian choral music. Child and Morosan will discuss the audience reaction to the premiere of Rachmaninoff’s Vespers and why the piece is still relevant today.

Listen Here

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Google Hangout LIVE YouTube Feed

Official Google Hangout Event Page

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Link to KC Chorale Google+
Link to Phoenix Chorale Google+

Twitter Feed

We want your questions, so tweet using the hashtags #RACHparty and #AllNightVigil and your question might be used during the interview with Charles Bruffy and the choirs.

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Audio Sneak Peek