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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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. New episodes out every Tuesday! Show art photography by Jenni Walkowiak
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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Joe Burgstaller may seem like a perfectly normal guy who just happens to have been playing trumpet since he emerged from the womb. But do not be fooled, dear listener. Something is clearly amiss. (See: Joe's music videos, particularly the video we talk about in this episode which took 26 trips through a car wash to get juuust right.) Perhaps it's a…
 
Ben Goldscheider's new album, 'Legacy', pays tribute to the great horn player Dennis Brain, whose centenary we mark this year. Featuring music by two composers Brain worked with – Benjamin Britten and Sir Malcolm Arnold – plus works by Francis Poulenc and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies written in his memory, and two new commissions by Huw Watkins and Rox…
 
They are the most famous 8 notes in all of Western Classical Music. If you walk down the street and ask someone to name a piece of classical music, they will surely say Beethoven 5. But why? What's the deal with the 5th? Well, today we’re going to take a deep look at this ubiquitous piece, exploring lots of different facets of this symphony. It is …
 
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 trombonist Melissa Brown tells us about starting her brass journey in brass bands, about her journey with mental health, and about starting, and running, Bold as Brass Podcast! …
 
Welcome back to mental health awareness month here on The Unclassical Musician! This one is a must-listen! This week, I sat down with my good friend and master of social work Amanda Deligiannis to talk about some mental health issues pertaining to musicians, and the music school experience. Amanda started at DePaul as a music ed major, with french …
 
I talk about happiness, my recent trip to Utah, and take listener questions regarding the tag-writing process for jokes, how to gauge when a joke works, and important truths. I don’t know if any of it makes sense. Enjoy! Submit your questions to be answered on the podcast through my website www.isabelhagen.com/contact via the submission form. New e…
 
Beethoven often gets the reputation of being a composer of extreme seriousness, shaking his fist at the heavens while dealing with a litany of medical ailments and heartbreak, and there is some truth to that as well. But the 4th symphony, a very strange and mysterious introduction aside, is a piece of almost unadulterated joy. It is another side of…
 
Jennifer Johnston has just appeared, as Waltraute, on the new BR-Klassik recording of Wagner's Die Walküre conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. She talks to James Jolly about her decade-long association with the Bavarian State Opera and its Generalmusikdirektor, Kirill Petrenko; about music in her home city of Liverpool; and memories of Christa Ludwig wi…
 
Two of the most famous chords in classical music propel us into this revolutionary, wild, and remarkable symphony. At the time, the Eroica symphony was the longest symphony ever written. At the time it was definitely the loudest symphony ever written! It delved into emotions that symphonies had studiously avoided in the past. Simply put, it changed…
 
Thank you to everyone who took the time to check in on me while I was sick! Many people have been asking questions about my experience with covid, so I wanted to do an episode about it. We are kicking off Mental Month with a solo episode that goes into detail on the negative mental side effects of testing positive for the enemy virus during a globa…
 
I talk to singer-songwriter Anya Marina. We discuss coming to terms with what we want to do artistically, her journey from actor to singer-songwriter, balancing the dark with the light in songs and jokes, the songwriting process, creativity as discovery, listening to sad music, “pre-performance anxiety”, dealing with procrastination, and more! New …
 
We continue the Beethoven cycle this week with his underrated 2nd symphony. Written at the height of Beethoven's despair over his increasing deafness, you might think that the symphony would be a dark and stormy one, but instead Beethoven writes one of his most relentlessly cheerful pieces. He even invented a whole new type of movement called a sch…
 
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 we hear from the organisational and creative team behind the Brass Out Loud workshop who tell us about the need for furthering diversity in the brass industry, organising a digi…
 
Flute 360 | E161: “An Interview with Maron Khoury!” (55:42) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Maron Khoury who is a flutist, educator, and published author! Maron dives into his newly published book titled, “Book of Solos!” He explains how the book came about, the process of writing, the book’s content, and lessons he learned along the way! Rece…
 
In this week's Gramophone podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford is joined by Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of London's Barbican and author of a new book called The Life of Music: New Adventures in the Western Classical Tradition. As well as exploring the book's list of 100 recommended recordings, they also discuss five key turning points in t…
 
Today begins a pretty massive project for Sticky Notes - a complete Beethoven cycle over the next few weeks! We start of course with Beethoven's 1st symphony. Some people tend to think of Beethoven’s 1st as a cautious foray into the symphonic world, but I couldn’t disagree more. It is a bold, confident leap into the genre, a genre that Beethoven wo…
 
Better late than never! I am so pleased to FINALLY bring you this conversation with flutist, educator, studio-building guru, and pedagogy nerd Katherine Emeneth. Based in Georgia, Katherine has taken her successful private flute studio and expanded her career into studio consulting, speaking on private studio development, and career coaching for re…
 
I talk to hilarious stand-up comic Shafi Hossain. We discuss figuring out how to start stand-up comedy, seeking joy to minimize career anxiety, stoicism, stand-up helping with anxiety, jokes v. thoughts, seeking originality, being an engineer, similarities between the engineering and stand-up processes, and more! New episodes every Tuesday! Be sure…
 
Flute 360 | E160: “An Interview with Marie Tachouet!” (29:03) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Marie Tachouet who is a flutist, educator, and published author! Marie dives into her newly published book titled, “Book of Arias!” She explains how the book came about, the process of writing, the book’s content, and lessons she learned along the way…
 
In 2019, Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin performed Schubert's great song-cycle in concert at New York's Carnegie Hall, and Erato were on hand to record it. James Jolly caught up with the multi-Gramophone Award-winning mezzo to talk about her unique approach to the work. As one of a handful of women singers who have recorded Winterreise, Joy…
 
Imagine compressing a 3 or 4 hour opera into 8 minutes of music. You’ve just imagined an overture! Overtures are an integral and beloved part of the opera and concert experience, and the best overtures live on as separate pieces from the work they are attached to. These overtures feature music so wonderful that they become immortal miniature master…
 
Katie Velasquez is another flutist with Texas connections! Originally from Austin, Katie is now the principal flutist of the Missouri Symphony, and the Artistic Director of the Virtual Flute Music Festival! Katie has a very impressive background in orchestra performance and has killed it in many national competitions. Perhaps one of her most impres…
 
Flute 360 | E159: “An Interview with Natalia Jarząbek!” (55:44) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Natalia Jarząbek who is a flutist, educator, and published author! Natalia dives into her newly published book titled, “Flute Infinity!” She explains how the book came about, the process of writing, the book’s content, and lessons she learned along …
 
Sir Antonio Pappano has recently been named as the new Chief Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (succeeding Sir Simon Rattle at the start of the 2024 season). With perfect timing, the orchestra releases a new recording of Vaughan Williams's Symphonies No 4 and 6, the latter recorded live the day before the first lockdown. Next month, finds …
 
Bach's Cello Suites are now an indispensable part of the cello repertoire, but this wasn't always the case. After Bach's death, they were forgotten. But starting in the 1890s, a cellist named Pablo Casals began playing the Suites, and the rest is history. Bach left very few clues on how to play these suites, and so many cellists interpret the Suite…
 
I talk to my good friend, vocalist/musician Eliza Bagg (also known as Lisel). We discuss her shift from classical violinist to vocalist, finding the mediums most suited for our creativity, perfect pitch, singing medieval music, forcing yourself to make things, how we get ideas, creativity in everything, craving artistic ownership, being yourself, a…
 
Flute 360 | E158: “An Interview with Elizabeth Talbert!” (36:57) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Elizabeth Talbert who is a flutist, educator, and published author! Liz dives into her newly published book titled, “Applied Flute Practice Technique!” She explains how the book came about, the process of writing, the book’s content, and lessons sh…
 
This week's podcast sees acclaimed flautist Adam Walker join Gramophone Editor Martin Cullingford to talk about his two new albums of French music, both released on Chandos Records. The first, ‘French Works for Flute’, sees him joined by pianist James Baillieu in music by Franck, Widor, Saint‑Saëns and Duruflé - that last work also featuring viola …
 
Have you ever wondered how music gets from the manuscript to the printed page? Today we’re talking about Haydn, and a project by Henle Publishers to reissue all 55 of Haydn’s piano sonatas with fingerings from 55 different pianists! I talked with the editor in chief at Henle, Norbert Müllemann, and also the brilliant pianist Stephen Hough, one of t…
 
Special thanks to Keith Alcius (tuba) for submitting this question for the Q&A episode. I told you we'd do full episodes for the big ones! I’m going to tell you a bit about how I got started with private teaching in Houston, how it's going at this point 1 year into the pandemic, and some of my personal policies I’ve used to build a sought-after les…
 
I attempt my first solo episode. Buckle up. Do I ramble? You’ll have to listen and find out! I discuss recent in-person shows, do a deep dive into the physical manifestation of performance anxiety and how it differs between music and comedy, how my level of focus affects my performance anxiety, and some thoughts on inspiration and the creative proc…
 
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