Every weekday at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a standout work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories.
Dance choreographer Mark Morris turns 60 on Aug. 29. This week on Morning Glories, we will feature some of the music he has used in his productions.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 11
Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 11 was used in Morris's Mozart Dances.
Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Suite No. 1
Mark Morris used Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet in his 2008 show, Romeo & Juliet, on motifs of Shakespeare.
Johann Hummel: Septet
Mark Morris used Hummel's Military Septet in his 2015 show, After You.
Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertant
Mark Morris used Weber's Grand Duo Concertant in his 2013 show, Crosswalk.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Mark Morris used Beethoven's Choral Fantasy in his 2012 show, A Choral Fantasy.