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A behind the scenes all access pass to the London Philharmonic Orchestra and its musicians #OffstagePod Twitter: @LPOrchestra Instagram: @londonphilharmonicorchestra Facebook: @londonphilharmonicorchestra See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A regular podcast series of interviews and music, performed and curated by London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. With interviews with the people behind the music, information about upcoming concerts, and excerpts from the RPO's extensive back catalogue, this podcast is the easiest way to get inside one of the world's leading orchestras. For tickets and further information, visit www.rpo.co.uk.
 
Clarinet Corner is an exploration of music involving the clarinet. The show features music across genres including: classical, jazz, world, film music, and rock. And the lively conversation includes topics such as: musical history and practice, social justice, playing in a film orchestra, and colorful stories about jazz players. You don't have to be a clarinet player or a musician to join in, host Tim Phillips makes the show accessible to everyone!
 
In this podcast series we go inside the orchestra comparing how New York Philharmonic musicians over time played certain licks or passages in a variety of works. Are they the same or different and why? Our guides in this journey are the Philharmonic players themselves in conversation with the Orchestra’s Archivist and Historian Emerita Barbara Haws.
 
Hosts, Mike Harris and Jode Millman, draw back the curtain and invite you backstage at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and UPAC in Kingston, NY for intimate conversations with musicians and performers appearing at the historic venues. Guests include Chris Silva, Executive Director of the Bardavon, Floriana Frassetto, Creator and Artistic Director of Mummenschantz and Mary Stuart Masterson, Actor, Director, Producer and Community Activist. Backstage with the Bardavon is cr ...
 
A place for Disney fans and all things Disney! This podcast brings you flash briefings that offer Disney facts and fun from the parks to the movies and more! Also, you can hear Laurie explain the magic to her Disney-challenged significant other! Thank you for listening and leave us a rating to let us know what you think!
 
Encore Houston is a weekly show featuring a concert recording from a local ensemble or performance organization in Houston. Each episode features the concert and brief commentary from host Joshua Zinn, with a preview of an upcoming performance by the featured organization at the end of the program.
 
Inspired by the children’s book Because by Mo Willems, Because… is a podcast that explores the people, places, and things that helped us get to where we are today. Join Quad City Symphony Orchestra Principal Horn, Marc Zyla, as he explores these stories with people we admire.
 
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 ...
 
Each week WFMT goes live to the Chicago Cultural Center for concerts with emerging artists from around the world, produced by the International Music Foundation. Some shows offer solo recitals while others feature ensembles. The concerts take place beneath the world’s largest Tiffany-domed ceiling, part of a landmark building that originally housed the Chicago Public Library. The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are named for British pianist Myra Hess who organized some 1,700 free lunchtime ...
 
Breandáin O'Shea is a journalist who has been working internationally for decades. He is constantly amazed at the number of Australians – high profile or otherwise – living outside Australia – who have remarkable careers and what’s more, remarkable stories to tell. In Tall Poppies: The Podcast, Breandáin sits down with one of these inspiring Aussies each episode to chat about their work, living abroad and their passage to international success. Of course he also discusses how growing up in A ...
 
Welcome to the Soundcloud page for conductor Robin Browning. Passionate, versatile and charismatic - conductor Robin Browning is impressing audiences, orchestras and critics in the UK and abroad. Robin's expanding performance-diary and discography show his increasing popularity, both in the concert hall and recording studio.
 
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South Africa is facing its deepest political crisis of the post-apartheid era. Days of violence and looting saw more than 200 people killed and thousands arrested. Stephen Sackur speaks to Fikile Mbalula, the country's transport minister. Is the ANC government being confronted with its own failure?By BBC World Service
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to former Haitian Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe. Pity the eleven million people of Haiti; it is hard to think of a nation more comprehensively shattered by many decades of misrule and the ravages of natural disaster. In the latest lurch toward chaos the president Jovenel Moïse was assassinated earlier this month. Who ordered…
 
HARDtalk’s Stephen Sackur speaks to Michael Holding, the former West Indies cricket great who is now a prominent voice confronting racism. In England, there’s a fierce debate about how best to root out racism, following vile abuse aimed at black footballers. But it’s an issue confronting many sports. Is this a fight sport can win?Image: Michael Hol…
 
Measured by the number of murders Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world to be a journalist. Eight were killed last year; and countless more suffered threats, intimidation and violence. Stephen Sackur speaks to Lydia Cacho - one of Mexico’s most prominent journalists who - after decades of assaults, death threats and at least one assassi…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to one of the leading figures in the British Labour party, Jess Phillips MP. She’s a tireless campaigner against domestic violence and has won plaudits for her direct, from-the-heart style of politics. Across continents and cultures there is a common, and corrosive, political phenomenon – rising anger and alienation amongst vo…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to one of the past century's most influential environmentalists, James Lovelock. He introduced us to the Gaia hypothesis – the idea that our planet and all the life on it are part of one dynamic, self-regulating system. Lovelock is now 101 years old and still having big thoughts about the future of life on Earth. Have we human…
 
In our culture of 24/7 news and trending social media reactions, it sometimes takes a novelist’s eye to chart the deeper, current events swirling beneath society’s surface. Lionel Shriver is a British-based American writer whose fiction has addressed school shootings, obesity, economic crisis and in her latest book, voluntary euthanasia. She’s a co…
 
Zeinab Badawi speaks to Professor Christian Happi whose ground-breaking research is helping tackle diseases that kill thousands every year. He gave up a career at Harvard University in the US and moved back to Africa where is setting up a world-class laboratory in Nigeria which will have a pandemic early detection system. He believes Africa could b…
 
As the Chinese Communist Party marks its 100th anniversary, Stephen Sackur speaks to veteran party loyalist Victor Gao, vice president of the Centre for China and Globalization in Beijing. The party has engineered a remarkable transformation that’s made China a global superpower, but is the level of internal control and repression sustainable?…
 
Africa is going through its first recession in more than a quarter of a century because of the global downturn caused by the Covid pandemic. The economic crisis is being keenly felt in Nigeria, the continent’s most populous country. Its 200 million people are struggling with long-standing challenges, which have been exacerbated by the pandemic and …
 
I am pleased to be joined during this episode by Alan Walker, celebrated author of biographies of Franz Liszt, Frederick Chopin and others, and acclaimed concert pianist Daniel Vnukowski. We discuss Liszt, Chopin, and Schumann, taking a look at their lives and music from the perspectives of biographer and performer. Vnukowski and Dr. Walker present…
 
No industry has been hit harder by the global pandemic than aviation. Cross-border travel is either banned or constrained by tests and quarantines across much of the world. And, in a time full of uncertainty and insecurity, who wants to travel for either business or pleasure? Stephen Sackur speaks to Johan Lundgren, CEO of EasyJet, Europe’s second …
 
President Biden says the US is determined to lead NATO's response to evolving geographical and technological threats. But there have been marked disagreements between alliance members on relations with Russia, the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, defence spending and the so-called ‘systemic challenge’ posed by China. Just how united is the We…
 
In Episode 8 of Because we hear the “becauses” of Boise Philarhmonic Executive Director, Laura Reynolds. Laura’s story begins as a beach baby in California and follows her path to the Seattle Symphony and the Boise Philharmonic where Laura is instrumental in pushing orchestras to embrace their important roles in their communities. Subscribe on your…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama, Ben Rhodes. He has written a new book, After the Fall, reflecting on his time in the White House, the legacy of President Trump and the foreign policy challenges facing President Biden. With the rise of authoritarian, nationalist trends around the world, is the US …
 
Beethoven’s nine symphonies are some of the most well-loved and revered pieces in classical music, and they are regularly performed by the LPO. YolanDa Brown dives into this world with violinist Tania Mazzetti, trumpeter Paul Beniston and clarinettist Tom Watmaugh and finds some revealing insights from the players perspective. Including demonstrati…
 
In these waning days of pandemic craziness, it's nice to have a girl friend to chat with. On this episode, our very special guest is American Pop Folk singer and songwriter, Dar Williams. Having toured with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patti Griffin, Ani DeFranco, Shawn Colvin and Joan Baez, Dar has established herself as a woman who follows her muses fr…
 
Ep. 43 – It is Good Friday, April 10, 1868 in Bremen and Brahms has just finished giving the premiere of his German Requiem. It is a complete triumph but one not celebrated with wild applause, the work is too grave for that. Instead, attendees of the premiere listened with glad hearts and in reverence, awe really of the work’s creator. Thus, Johann…
 
This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with the multi-talented Emanuel Wynter best known around the Charlotte area for his amazing skills on the violin. Although you may have seen Emanuel as a sideman to a variety of local Charlotte artists, he is quickly becoming known for his own music.. In this interview Emanuel opens up about his musical path on …
 
In Episode 7 of Because we hear the “becauses” of Augustana Voice Faculty member and Mayor of Moline, Sangeetha Rayapati. Sangeetha’s story begins in Westchester, PA and follows her path to becoming head of voice faculty at Augustana College and Mayor of Moline, Illinois. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform and leave us a 5-star review on A…
 
Who holds the reins of power in Pakistan? Prime Minister Imran Khan leads a government elected in 2018; if Pakistan is a genuine democracy, then that’s where power resides. But many government critics say the military dictates much that happens inside the country, particularly when it comes to silencing opposition to the covert power of the so-call…
 
YolanDa Brown talks to Artistic Director Cristina Rocca and President of the LPO and violinist Martin Hoehmann about exactly how a season of concerts is put together. Is it as much a science as an art? How involved are the members of the orchestra? How do venues impact on repertoire choices? And then there’s money… is that a creative constraint and…
 
Duo Dotto-Cho performs music by Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms live from the Chicago Cultural Center. Arianna Dotto, violin Hyejin Cho, piano Born in Chicago and raised in Milan, Italy, violinist Arianna Dotto has performed across the U.S.A., Italy, France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany, including at Carnegie “Weill” Recit…
 
Stephen Sackur speaks to retired US general Ben Hodges, former Commander of the US Army in Europe. The 20th century was in many ways shaped by America’s unrivalled power; two decades into the new century, and it's clear the story arc is shifting. China is projecting its power across the globe, Russia is out to reassert its regional supremacy, and t…
 
Russia’s relations with the West have been poor for some time but now they have reached a new level of hostility. Since the imprisonment of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, new sanctions have been imposed by both the US and EU. The Ukraine conflict, allegations of cyber attack and covert operations – the list of unresolved issues is growin…
 
YolanDa Brown connects with New York and Berlin for a trio of Philharmonics: London, New York and Berlin. She is joined by horn player Leelanee Sterrett from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, violist Matthew Hunter from the Berlin Philharmonic and double bass player Sebastien Pennar from the LPO as they compare and contrast orchestral life in th…
 
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