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Russian Music To Lift Your Spirits During Social Distancing09:52
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A dress rehearsal of Ruslan and Ludmila, a 1842 opera by Russian composer Mikhail Glinka in Moscow,  Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)
A dress rehearsal of Ruslan and Ludmila, a 1842 opera by Russian composer Mikhail Glinka in Moscow, Russia. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)

Classical music opinionator Fran Hoepfner (@franhoepfner) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the music that lifts her spirits during the coronavirus crisis: Mikhail Glinka's "Overture" in D Major, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Russian Easter Festival" and Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite."

This segment aired on April 8, 2020.

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