Michael Christie's Jukebox
Jukebox 20 “Battle of the Sections: Orchestra Edition”
This playlist features the (mostly) original settings of music used during the New West Symphony’s Battle of the Sections: Orchestra Edition. Thank you all for your involvement in this great live event, and for your support!
Jukebox 19 “Minnesota Song, Minnesota Strong”
Music, especially sung, has been at the core of Minnesotan society. What has always been particularly moving to me is how Minnesotans participate in its cultural experience, perhaps even more so when it’s cold! This playlist is dedicated to the generations of Minnesotans who have raised their voices for themselves and for their neighbors to strive for unity and equality.
Jukebox 18 “Stirs a National Consciousness”
Music forms an unbreakable bond with our sense of community and pride in our nations, the people and their histories. This international Jukebox playlist features music that goes straight to our core when we hear it. Every culture has its unique expressions of remembrance and dedication.
Jukebox 17 with John Corigliano and Mark Adamo
The dynamic duo of American opera and symphonic music, John Corigliano and Mark Adamo, host an extraordinary Jukebox Playlist. Michael is grateful for their insight, charm, and fascination with all genres of music.
Jukebox 16 with Reena Esmail
LA based composer and community music champion, Reena Esmail guides this Jukebox Playlist.
Jukebox 14 “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”
Composers and songwriters throughout time have leaned heavily on the inspiration of others and created iconic reimagined versions.
Jukebox 13 with Olga Kern
Beloved performer for audience and fellow musicians alike, Olga Kern joins Michael for this special Jukebox Playlist and insightful interview segments.
Jukebox 11 with composer Ricky Ian Gordon
Hindemith, Weill/Brecht, Henze, Joni Mitchell, Britten, Shostakovich, Faure, Andantino Tippett, Weisgall, Bach, Adam Guettel, Ricky Ian Gordon
Jukebox 10 Holocaust Remembrance Day
Gideon Klein, Szymon Laks, Carlo Taube, Pavel Haas, Rudolf Karel, Verdi
Jukebox 8 with composer Kevin Puts
Bridge, Schubert, Bach, Puts, Selena Gomez, Chicago, Van Halen, and Kevin Puts’ first opera “Silent Night,” performed by the Minnesota Opera led by Michael Chrsitie.
Jukebox 7 “Made for Your Speakers”
John Browne, Tchaikovsky, Radiohead, Simon & Garfunkel, Nina Simone, Gorecki, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Jukebox 5 “Super Pink Moon”
Vivaldi, Dvorak, Tosti, Britten, Van Morrison, Neko Case, The Police, Grieg, Pink Floyd
Start your week off with some of Michael Christie’s musical favorites, carefully curated for his Jukebox playlist.