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In memoriam: Classical host Bob Christiansen

Bob Christiansen

Classical radio host Bob Christiansen, who retired almost two years ago, has died after a long battle with cancer. Here's a tribute that Classical MPR ran after his last broadcast on Dec. 30, 2017 -- including audio from that program -- to honor his time with Classical MPR and American Public Media.

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Happy Hour feat. jeremy messersmith

Nov 21, 2019 04:00 PM CST | Utepils Brewing

Minnesota Public Radio and Star Tribune present Talking Volumes with Tracy K. Smith

Nov 21, 2019 07:00 PM CST | The Fitzgerald Theater

Minnesota Sinfonia: Happy Holidays with Isabel Li, violin

Nov 23, 2019 02:00 PM CST Nov 23, 2019 07:00 PM CST | Various venues

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The Current

Watch two songs from Boy Azooga at The Current Day Party at Iceland Airwaves

Typically a four-piece, Boy Azooga showed up as a one-man act at The Current Day Party. Armed with a kick-drum, a hi-hat and a guitar, Davey Newington delivered six catchy, jangly rock songs at Iceland Airwaves.

Classical MPR

Listen to Classical MPR's live broadcast of Minnesota Opera's 'The Barber of Seville'

Join host Andrea Blain for Classical MPR's live broadcast of Minnesota Opera's production of Gioachino Rossini's 'The Barber of Seville' at 7:30 tonight. As a preview, listen now to a performance chat with some of the production's major players.