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Throughout the year Classical 91.5 will present a number of special programs or mini-series that are not a part of our regular broadcast schedule. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out about these special programs.

Special: Song of Joy: The Mendelssohns celebrate Easter and the return of spring, Sun 4/9 @ 12pm

From an early age, both Felix and his sister, fellow composer Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, demonstrated enormous musical talent. We'll hear the results of their talents in this one-hour special which celebrates the return of Spring.

4/9 A joyful hour of music for chorus and orchestra in the spirit of Easter and the rebirth of spring. VocalEssence sings works by siblings Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn. Founder and Artistic Director Philip Brunelle leads the Minnesota-based premier choral ensemble.

In this Musical Moment, VocalEssence artistic director and founder Philip Brunelle shares insider information and beautiful music by the composer Felix Mendelssohn.