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Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks at pieces in the repertoire, and both basic and deep dives into every era of music. Classical music is absolutely for everyone, so let's start listening! Note - Seasons 1-5 will be returning over the next year. They have been taken down in order to be ...
 
Opera for All Voices (OFAV) began as a consortium of North American opera companies committed to co-commissioning and co-producing new operatic works for audiences of all ages that bear the same artistic integrity and depth of storytelling as mainstage works. Over several years it has grown in its mission to tell "stories of our time." Follow host Andrea Fellows Fineberg from The Santa Fe Opera and OFAV collaborators and stakeholders as we explore the process, the context, and the story of c ...
 
This classical music podcast explores the history and lives of some of western classical music's most famous composers and musicians. Classical music is filled with very colorful personalities and riddled with drama of all kinds, from political intrigue to failed romances and everything in between. Through the course of the show, we will discuss composers and musicians from the distant past all the way to the present, beginning with the greatest, JS Bach. -Please rate, review, and subscribe ...
 
Let's Talk Off The Podium podcast features renowned and aspiring artists. The long list of guests include winners of Grammy Awards, the Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellow​, Rome Prize, ASCAP Awards, WOMEX Awards, & the Polar Music Prize. The mission of this podcast is to create discussion on a variety of topics in music, culture, and arts.
 
tonebase presents the tonic: a podcast about music and the people who make it, delving into the hidden meanings behind great works of the past with legendary pianists of the present. Visit tonebase to learn more: https://tb.media/thetonic.
 
Incredible conversations with classical musicians about feelings (YES!), finding their value and career transitions. Meet professional classical musicians now thriving as entrepreneurs, master craftsmen, counsellors, personal trainers, software developers, lawyers and more more. We need to NORMALISE the reality of underemployment, unemployment, career pivots and exits for classical musicians. Are you with me? Think classical musicians only make music? Think again. #changeyourtune
 
Pathways is dedicated to telling the stories of some of our heroes for the french horn. From starting on the instrument, all the way up to the highest levels of our field, we all have one very important thing in common, and that's we all play the horn. What else do we have in common? Listen to find out!
 
Here at Glissando we believe that classical music is for everyone. We share the compelling new releases and hidden gems we encounter, and we tell the stories that bring these works and composers to life. If you're new to classical music, we'll help you begin exploring. If you're already familiar with classical music, we'll keep you on your toes. Questions? Observations? Contact us at glissando@naxosusa.com.
 
Professor Carol mixes humor with history to bring you this entertaining series about music. From concerts, opera, and composers, to folk song collectors and singing parrots, Professor Carol tells it all – the whys, the whats, and the so whats. Get previews of the Cliburn Concerts, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and more.
 
I'm just your typical Juilliard-trained violist-turned-stand-up-comedian. What is it like to make this shift? And why would I? I explore these questions while I talk to other artists about the creative process, throughlines between artistic fields, performance anxiety, and more as we navigate the reality of following our dreams. Note: show is on indefinite hiatus.
 
John Eliot Gardiner, Founder and Artistic Director of the Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras, presents eight podcasts that explore Monteverdi’s role at the centre of seismic shifts and tumultuous advances in all the arts and sciences during the early 1600s, spearheaded by his contemporaries - Galileo, Kepler, Bacon, Shakespeare, Caravaggio and Rubens. With the help of specially recorded musical illustrations and a handpicked team of experts, Gardiner guides listeners through an in-depth investiga ...
 
You’ll love Open Rehearsal in London! This exciting programme of events, running from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October '06, will enable you to sample the world-class music, theatre and dance that London offers - for free. If you’ve never set foot inside a concert hall, or you’d like a bit of inspiration about what to do, here’s a cut-out-and-keep A to Z guide to classical music and the Open Rehearsal weekend. For more information, visit www.openrehearsal.co.uk
 
Choir Baton is a podcast designed to engage people in stories, ideas, and inspiration stemming from their life and choir. Join your host, Beth Philemon, as she interviews singers, teacher conductors, instrumentalists, composers, and community members. What is so special about a group of people joining together with their voices? What is a choir? How are choirs unique in comparison to other areas of our lives? Why do people sing and what defines a good singer? Together we’ll ask questions and ...
 
Join your hosts Robert Estrin and Mike Wood as they discuss everything and anything piano. This podcast covers a wide range of topics from piano lessons and techniques, general music questions, music theory, and insights into the piano industry featuring interviews with musicians as well as luminaries in the piano world. Robert is a concert pianist and Mike is his producer. Together they created the company Living Pianos which sells restored pianos all over the world. They have produced hund ...
 
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A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player and educator Allison McSwain tells us about initially studying accounting, we discuss performance anxiety, and we talk about building the career that suits you. F…
 
During holiday periods, we occasionally revisit past podcasts, and this week, prompted by the announcement that Andrew Nethsingha will be succeeding James O'Donnell as Organist and Choirmaster of Westminster Abbey, we return to a conversation from November last year. Editor Martin Cullingford was joined by Andrew, Director of the Choir of St John's…
 
"I think Mozart just really loved people." - Jan Swafford. For the Season 8 Finale, I had the great pleasure of welcoming back Jan Swafford, the great writer on music, who has written a spectacular new biography of Mozart. In this conversation, we talked about who Mozart really was as a person, some of the myths that defined him during his lifetime…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 213: “What Do You Need to Unpack?” It’s storytime! Heidi walks you through a season in which she moved a hall tree around Texas because she was under the impression that it would be too bulky for her home and came to the false conclusion that it wouldn’t be a good fit. To her surprise, it was a perfect fit for her new home. List…
 
Eloquence has just issued two box sets, 'Paul Paray: The Mercury Masters', 45 CDs in all, which gather together the recordings made for Mercury between 1953 and 1962. The French conductor (1886-1979) created a magnificent ensemble during his ten years as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Music Director, and their partnership became one of the corner…
 
George Gershwin’s story is like the story of so many American immigrants. His mother and father, Moishe and Rose Gershowitz, were Russian Jews who came to New York City in the 1890s looking for a better life and to escape persecution at home. Soon they became the Gershwines, and in 1898, Jacob Gershwine was born. Later on he changed his name to sou…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 212: “Say Yes to Yourself!” Join Heidi and Garrett in this stimulating conversation among friends about pivoting, music business, corporate sponsorships, and building relationships. Garrett interviewed Heidi for his podcast, The Portfolio Composer, and we decided to do a cross-over! The conversation was so good that Heidi wanted…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode French horn player (Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra) Nikki LaBonte tells us about the varied aspects of her career, about working in Hawaii, and we have a really interesting co…
 
Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year Award is the only prize voted on by readers. To help you choose this year's winner, James Jolly spoke to two of Gramophone's regular contributors about five orchestras each, and in this second of two podcasts, Andrew Mellor gives his perspective on ensembles from Hungary, France, Norway, the UK and one that draws …
 
If you want to understand how a symphony works, look no further than the works of the Father of the symphony, Joseph Haydn. In 1790, a concert promoter and impresario named Johann Peter Solomon showed up un-announced at the Vienna home of the great composer Joseph Haydn. He immediately told Haydn: “I am Solomon from London and I have come to fetch …
 
If you’re unfamiliar with Santa Fe Opera’s Pueblo Opera Program (POP), take a quick journey back in time for part one of this conversation. Go ahead; we’ll wait. In it, you’ll meet Renee Roybal and Claudene A. Martinez, both members of Pueblo of San Ildefonso. The pair recall the early days of POP and the formation of the Pueblo Opera Cultural Coun…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 211: “Let’s Talk About Flute!” Join Heidi, Kyle, and Jeff as they talk all about flute! Jeff and Kyle Smith are the co-hosts of their band-based podcast, and they invited Heidi onto their show to talk about flute tone, harmonics, teardrops, vibrato, and audition tips. Speaking of vibrato, if you’d like to have a resonant, spinni…
 
Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year Award is the only prize voted on by music lovers, and to help you decide on 2022's ensemble, James Jolly spoke to two of our regular contributors about five orchestras each. In the first of two episodes, Rob Cowan gives his perspective on ensembles from Austria, the Czech Republic, England, the USA and Germany. Th…
 
Derrick Skye is one of the most creative, innovative, and brilliant composers of our time. His orchestral work, Prisms, Cycles, and Leaps is a musical thrill ride spanning influences from literally all over the world, from West African Music, Balkan Folk Music, Hindustani Classical Music, all the way to Appalachan Folk harmonies. I had the great pl…
 
All aboard the Key Change time machine for a two-part trip! On this half of the journey, we toggle back to the origins of a beloved community-based program and then forward to celebrate its exciting expansion. 2023 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Pueblo Opera Program, lovingly known around the Santa Fe Opera as POP. Key Change commemorates th…
 
Nico Muhly’s Stranger, premiered in 2020, gives its name to a new album from Avie featuring the tenor Nicholas Phan. The album also includes two earlier works, Muhly's Lorne ys my likinge, written as a companion piece to Benjamin Britten’s Abraham and Isaac and similarly scored for countertenor, tenor and piano (for which Phan is joined by countert…
 
There is one composer who I’ve never devoted a full show to that fills me with the same devotion and ecstasy as the people who claim that Wagner almost immediately dissolves them into tears. His music is widely played, but it has never been totally embraced by the wider classical music audience. There are a variety of reasons for this, but his uniq…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 210: “Exciting Opportunities Just for You!” Do you want some new and exciting opportunities for your career, but you don’t know where to look? Then check out today’s episode, where Heidi offers you a handful of options for you to check out! In today’s episode, Heidi shares news about the Ultimate Music Business Summit (UMBS), Fl…
 
Andrew Mellor is a former Gramophone Reviews Editor who now lives in Denmark where he pursues a career as a freelance journalist with a special focus on things Nordic, and he's still very much part of the Gramophone family as a regular contributor to the magazine. James Jolly caught up with him recently to talk about his new book, The Northern Sile…
 
Bucolic. Sunny. Cheerful. Joyous. Folksy. Ebullient. Thrilling. These are all words that I found while researching Dvorak’s 8th symphony. Dvorak’s gift for writing the most gorgeous of melodies is on full display in his 8th symphony, a piece that has been charming listeners ever since its very first performances. It is, on its surface, an uncomplic…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. Melissa took the show to the International Women's Brass Conference 2022 in Denton, Texas, met lots of previous guests, played the trombone, hosted an interview, and had a great time. She staye…
 
Hurry up and wait. When your world premier is stopped in its tracks by forces beyond your control, “momentum” is measured a bit differently. Andrea Fellows Fineberg chats with composer David Hanlon and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann, the creative duo behind The Pigeon Keeper, about maintaining artistic progress during the pandemic, the limits of …
 
Flute 360 | Episode 209: “Your Voice & Ideas Matter with Clem Kwok!” Join Heidi’s phenomenal guest, Clem Kwok, for today’s Episode 209! Clem Kwok is an integral part of Win-D-Fender’s success, and Heidi gets to pick his brain about getting your ideas out to market! So, if you have sat on your creative ideas but didn’t know how to get them fulfilled…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player Yuval Tessman-Bar-On tells us about her studies, about her range of hobbies, and we hear all about Future in Music. Facebook: Bold as Brass Podcast Instagram: @bo…
 
How does a composer capture the spirit of a country, especially if it's not his native land? Mendelssohn, in his Italian Symphony, gives us one of the best examples of someone doing just that, giving us a tightly integrated, yet highly independent set of 4 snapshots from his travels all over Italy. And yet, despite the piece being called the Italia…
 
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