Morning Classical Host and Classical Content Coordinator
June 24, 2019
Augustin Hadelich dazzles in an album of odd bedfellows, which pairs Johannes Brahms' romantic war horse with György Ligeti's modernist stunner.
June 24, 2019
New York City Opera has commissioned "Stonewall," a new opera premiering one week before the 50th anniversary of the riots that sparked the modern gay-rights movement.
New Classical Tracks: Sacramento Pianist Lara Downes Celebrates The Power And Artistic Legacy Of Women In New Album
June 19, 2019
This week on Classical MPR's New Classical Tracks, Sacramento-based pianist Lara Downes shares insights into her new album, 'Holes in the Sky,' as well as the Georgia O'Keeffe quote that inspired it.
June 17, 2019
Contract and salary negotiations between musicians and management have stalled, leaving BSO players picketing outside their concert hall.
June 12, 2019
Violinist Itamar Zorman shares insights into the inspiration behind his new album, 'Evocation,' which features works by Paul Ben-Haim in this week's New Classical Tracks from Classical MPR.
June 5, 2019
Violinist Renaud Capucon celebrates the music of the silver screen in 'Cinema,' his new album with Stephane Deneve and the Brussels Philharmonic. The record includes selections from 'Cinema Paradiso,' 'The Godfather,' 'Yentl' and more.
May 31, 2019
The American Federation of Musicians' fund will reduce benefits for an estimated 20,000 of its 80,000 members due to stresses caused by the 2008 financial crisis — and a steadily aging membership.
May 30, 2019
We meet CapRadio’s new midday classical host, Jennifer Reason. She talks with Morning Classical host Kevin Doherty about her roots, martial arts, her love of the outdoors and her favorite music.
May 29, 2019
To make his latest album, "Omoiyari," the Japanese-American artist decided to turn to the past. He visited Japanese internment camps and made music inspired by the stories he found there.
May 17, 2019
BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson's remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book on the Russian composer's music — and his own personal struggles.