Best Classical podcasts — Archived recordings and live performances (Updated December 2017; image)
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
A Classical music quiz podcast: Test your ears as Bruce Adolphe takes a popular tune and transforms it into something that sounds like it was composed by one of the greats.
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
 
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NACOcast: Classical music podcast with Sean Rice
 
Join host Sean Rice (Second Clarinet, NAC Orchestra) as he explores the world of classical music and its great composers. In this series of audio programmes you can look forward to hearing insightful commentary about upcoming NAC Orchestra programmes as well as musical excerpts and interviews with NACO musicians and guest artists.
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
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Proudly Sponsored by La Musica International Chamber Music Festival in Sarasota Florida
 
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Classical Performance Podcast
 
The Classical Performance podcast features the very best live classical performances, recorded by WGBH and broadcast on WCRB. From local up-and-comers to world-renowned masters, the Classical Performance podcast is your source for classical music, on the go.
 
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Classical Podcasts » Podcast Feed
 
We are convinced that lovers of classical music include people who are always looking for (1) music that they have not heard before that might attract them, and (2) the best performance of music that they are familiar with and already enjoy.This website was created to help these music lovers achieve both goals. We are uniquely able to fulfill this mission because we bring together two exceptional resources that are not available on any other classical music website: (1) a classical music rec ...
 
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Classical Classroom
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There’s a rumor going around that classical music is hoity toity. At Classical Classroom, we beg to differ. Come learn with classical music newbie Dacia Clay and the music experts she invites into the Classical Classroom.
 
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San Francisco Symphony Podcasts
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Podcasts from the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas.
 
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The Naxos Blog
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Updates from the world’s leading classical music label
 
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Public Domain Classics
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Public Domain Classics, a podcast bringing you old time phonograph recordings of classical music in the public domain.
 
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The Concert - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
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Classical 101 Podcasts
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Classical 101 is the only classical music station in Central Ohio. The Classical 101 hosts provide insight into classical music news from Columbus and around the world.
 
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Explore the Symphony
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A classical music podcast. Join the National Arts Centre Orchestra's Marjolaine Fournier and one Canada's foremost music journalists, Jean-Jacques van Vlasselaer, as they explore the symphonic form from Haydn to Shostakovich.
 
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Classics For Kids
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Introduce children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way.
 
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On the Music
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Discover the world of the orchestra with the Houston Symphony's On the Music. In each episode, hosts Carlos Botero and Aurelie Desmarais explore a masterpiece of the orchestral repertoire. Combining musical insights with fascinating stories, On the Music will appeal to both longtime fans and newcomers to the world of symphonic music.For credits and more information, visit www.houstonsymphony.org/onthemusic.
 
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That Classical Podcast
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Kelly and Chris talk to you about classical music whilst making you laugh. AND LEARN. Subscribe to us on iTunes at http://apple.co/1RmUY7L OR catch us on Instagram @thatclassicalinsta OR Twitter @thatclassical We will definitely provide you with some top notch social media entertainment. We promise it won't just be jokes about Mozart. N.B. we can make no promises it won't just be jokes about Mozart.
 
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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast
 
Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone. Whether you are a beginner just looking to get into classical music but don't know where to start, or a seasoned musician interested in the lives and ideas of your fellow artists, this podcast is for you. The show will feature interviews with the top artists of today, in-depth looks at specific pieces from the repertoire, and deep dives into each era of classical music, plus much more.
 
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Modern Classical Music Podcast
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We compile hour long mixes of pure contemporary classical, and modern classical music with zero talking and zero ads.Listen anytime at:http://www.sadclassicalmusic.com/
 
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Relevant Tones | WFMT
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With composers from nearly every country in the world creating music in diverse styles, there has simply never been a more exciting time for classical music. Relevant Tones creator and host Seth Boustead dives into this treasure trove of music accompanied by first-person interview, In the Field segments that him to festivals and concert halls around the world, with stellar performances by talented ensembles and soloists.
 
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It's the season finale of Sticky Notes! This week, on this special Holiday episode, we're talking about family! Specifically, ideas for classical music that you can play for your kids, your grandkids, your nieces, your nephews, your friend's kids, your students, and the list goes on! Don't worry, none of it is Eine Kleine Nachtmusik! We'll go t ...…
 
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
This week's contestant is Beatrice "Bee" Newman from Kapaa, Hawaii.
 
Amahl and the Night Visitors is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer.[1] It was commissioned by NBC and first performed by the NBC Opera Theatre on December 24, 1951, in New York City at NBC studio 8H in Rockefeller Center, where it was broadcast live on television from that venue as the de ...…
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
The British vocal ensemble Voces8 is back with a new soprano, a new composer-in-residence and, soon, a new recording, 'Equinox.'
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Shocking, gripping, and thought-provoking, Mara Gibson's new album SKY-BORN conjures a flurry of emotions through its moody music. In one moment, the busy strings create a fury of anxious, energetic sounds; the next, the strike of a lone piano chord paints a brooding soundscape. SKY-BORN is Gibson's sophomore album, and the first to be released ...…
 
It's Beethoven's birthday on December 16th! We celebrate with a studio performance featuring some of his more out-of-the way pieces. Beethoven: Sonata in F for Horn and Piano, Op. 17 William Purvis, horn; Mihae Lee, piano Beethoven: Three Irish and Welsh Songs Cupid’s Kindness, WoO 155 No.2 The Kiss, Dear Maid, Thy Lip Has Left, WoO 153, No. 9 ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Our annual Christmas broadcast of Handel's "Messiah."Hosted by Redd HorrocksSir Neville Marriner, conductorAcademy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
 
Georges Bizet was not Jewish, his father-in-law was. Bizet married the daughter of his composition professor, Jacques Halevi. To celebrate Chanukah, we learn about some other Jewish composers of classical music, including Salamone Rossi, Leonard Bernstein, Darius Milhaud, Jacques Offenbach and Aaron Copland.…
 
This week on Sticky Notes, I'm really happy to welcome Glenn Dicterow, the former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, to the show. Glenn was a concertmaster for an incredible 42 years, giving him thousands of great stories, memories, insights, and thoughts about leading, conductors, violin-playing, and orchestral life. Thanks so much fo ...…
 
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NACOcast: Classical music podcast with Sean Rice
 
Sean Rice interviewed the NAC Orchestra’s principal oboe Chip Hamann about his new album, a two-disc album that was released in June 2017. It was the first classical recording at the Isabel Bader Centre in Kingston. What a fantastic and incredible hall to record! The double-cd set is called Canadian Works for Oboe and Piano, a collaboration wit ...…
 
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
This week's contestant is Andy Zerman from New York, NY
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a Märchenoper (fairy-tale opera). The libretto was written by Humperdinck's sister, Adelheid Wette, based on the Grimm brothers' fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel". It is much admired for its folk music-inspired themes ...…
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
The OK Factor is more than just 'OK.' It's a genre-bending duo whose members met five years ago while attending school in Iowa. Now you can 'Have Yourself an OK Christmas,' thanks to their new holiday recording of the same name.
 
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Classical Podcasts » Podcast Feed
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Based on the Ukrainian folktale of the same name, THE MITTEN presents a world built using simple narration as its foundation and a complex composition creating the surrounding universe. Composer Mona Lyn Reese needs only to speak a few short sentences from a children’s tale in each track, and then lets the performers in the Moravian Philharmoni ...…
 
"YOU KNOW WHAT WOULD MAKE CLASSICAL MUSIC INFINITELY BETTER? MIKHAIL GORBACHEV." We know you've been thinking this for ages and quite frankly we agree with you. In this marvellous new episode of That Classical Podcast, we head back over to Mother Russia to discuss things like bus stop graves, weirdly tonk chicken legs and, naturally, Gorbachev' ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Our favorite NEW Christmas album of 2017.Lindsey Stirling's first Christmas album "Warmer in the Winter"Dance of the Sugar Plum FairyYou're a Mean One, Mr. GrinchChristmas C'monCarol of the BellsAngels We Have Heard on HighI Saw Three ShipsLet It SnowWarmer in the WinterWhat Child Is This?All I Want For ChristmasTime To Fall in LoveJingle Bell ...…
 
Georges Bizet's parents were both musicians, so he grew up surrounded by music. Today, Bizet is best remembered for his theatrical music -- operas and incidental music for plays.
 
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Relevant Tones | WFMT
 
Philip Glass is arguably the most famous plumber, mover and cab driver ever to work in New York. While not every example is that extreme, there are quite a few composers with day jobs – multi-talented people, that advocate for their fellow composers, write, work in radio or have a Ph.D. in neuroscience. The post Modern-Day Moonlighters appeared ...…
 
Camille Saint-Saëns’ life stretched from 1835 to 1921, book-ended by Mendelssohn and Stravinsky, a witness to global conflict, and underscored by a unerring belief in the importance of melody and form, possibly out of fashion, but in the vanguard of impeccable craftsmanship. The composer’s symphonic poems are dizzying in their orchestral colour ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carolas acted by the CMD Players of London
 
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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast
 
Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as we return to Shostakovich for a look at his 4th String Quartet, one of his less well-known pieces, but one that is as profound and meaningful as it gets. We'll explore the historical background of the piece, including Shostakovich's relationship with the Soviet Government and Joseph Stalin. We'll al ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo. Despite serious initial problems with the Austrian censors who had control over northern Italian theatres at the time, the opera had a triumphant premiere at La Fenice in Venice on 11 ...…
 
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
This week's contestant is Wiley Newbold from Morgantown, West Virginia
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Navona Records presents ANCESTRAL VOICES, the Apollo Chamber Players’ next installment in their 20x2020 project. 20x2020 is an initiative to commission 20 new folk music-inspired and multicultural works by the end of the decade. This fiery release comprises four 20x2020 works from composers Gilad Cohen, Arthur Gottschalk, Malek Jandali, and Jav ...…
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
Pianist George Li made his debut last month at Carnegie Hall, where he performed the same program featured on his new recording, "Live at the Mariinsky." In fact, he's still basking in the glow of that Russian recital.
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Our most popular Christmas broadcast in our 14-year history, back by popular demand.The Complete Christmas Oratorio by Johann Sebastian BachConducted by Joana Filipa MartinezPerformed by the CMD German Opera Orchestra of Berlin and the Berlin Community Choirs.Purchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p78/Bach%3A_Christmas_Oratorio.html…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Our most requested Christmas broadcast returns!"Christmas Music for Newspaper Carriers" helps newspaper carriers everywhere relieve the enormous tension and stress put on them during the holiday season (non-carriers have NO idea!).Newspaper customers, PLEASE tip your carriers generously at this time of year. They can sure use the help! Thank yo ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
The Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major by Gustav Mahler is one of the largest-scale choral works in the classical concert repertoire. Because it requires huge instrumental and vocal forces it is frequently called the "Symphony of a Thousand", although the work is normally presented with far fewer than a thousand performers and the composer did not ...…
 
George Gershwin was just one composer who used jazz in music that was written for the classical concert hall. So did Leonard Bernstein, Igor Stravinsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, and others.
 
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Relevant Tones | WFMT
 
A process-based exploration into several pieces chosen from a pool of more than five hundred submissions, the Discovery Series is led by composer/pianist Jeremy Gill and features an inside peak into the inner workings of the compositional process, and the process of putting the piece together for the musicians tasked with bringing it to life. T ...…
 
This is Public Domain Classics, a podcast bringing you timeless classical music from the public domain. In this episode, we will hear the music of French composer Claude Debussy. If you have any suggestions or comments regarding our podcast, please send us an email. Our email address is comments@publicdomainclassics.org. Also, visit our podcast ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Violin Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 19Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63Sergei ProkofievDiana Semenova, violinSylvia Wagner, conductorCMD German Opera Company of BerlinPurchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p499/Prokofiev%3A_Violin_Concerti_1_and_2.html
 
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
This week's contestant is Genevieve Wild from Quakertown, PA
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, K. 218Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219Performed and conducted by Dominique Beaulieu​CMD Philharmonic of Paris in OrleanPurchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p497/Mozart_Violin_Concerti_4_and_5.html
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
New Classical Tracks: Angela Gheorghiu
 
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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast
 
It's Patreon Sponsor week this Thanksgiving on Sticky Notes! Thanks to Walter and his generous donation, and in honor of Thanksgiving, today's show will explore the life of the great American composer George Gershwin. We'll talk about his life growing up in Lower East Side Tenements, his discovery of the piano, and of course, his music, straddl ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Classical Thanksgiving Dinner Music2 hours and 24 minutes of light classical music to be used as background music for Thanksgiving Dinner.
 
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Classical Podcasts » Podcast Feed
 
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Patrick Hockberger interviews Barbara Kaiser of the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra and experimental filmmaker Calum Walter about the strange and wondrous sounds of everyday life. The post Extra Tones: Vegetable Acoustics appeared first on 98.7WFMT.
 
Navona Records proudly presents MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS from composer Scott Pender, his fourth appearance on the label. On this album, Pender showcases his chamber works for woodwinds from the last thirty years in ensemble combinations both common and unfamiliar.Purchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p496/Scott_Pender_-_Music_for_Woo ...…
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D, K. 211​​Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, "Straßburg", K. 216Dominique Beaulieu, conductor and violin soloistCMD Philharmonic of Paris in OrleanPurchase now at:http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p495/Mozart_Violin_Concerti_2_and_3.html
 
George Gershwin wrote his Rhapsody in Blue in a big hurry, after he saw a newspaper announcement saying that he was writing a jazz concerto for a concert taking place in less than a month! Everyone loved the piece at its first performance, and at age 25, Gershwin became a musical celebrity.
 
One of America’s most acclaimed and versatile contemporary music pianists, performance artist and keyboardist Kathleen Supové is known for breaking boundaries between audience and performer and for her multimedia performances as the “Exploding Piano” The post Modern Piano Virtuoso Kathleen Supové appeared first on 98.7WFMT.…
 
Born in Argentina in 1932, Lalo Schifrin journeyed from his early classical training to study with Messiaen in Paris, before transforming into a jazz pianist, composer and arranger whose services were sought after by no less a luminary than Dizzy Gillespie. The composer of more than a hundred scores for film and television, in addition Read Mor ...…
 
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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast
 
Imagine a beautiful painting of the sea, with all of its glory and majesty. Now imagine that painting transformed into 23 minutes of whirling, exciting, fantastical, and thrilling music. That's what you get when you hear Debussy's masterpiece, La Mer(the sea). Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as we go through nearly every minute of th ...…
 
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APM: Performance Today - Piano Puzzler
 
This week's contestant is Kelly Ferjutz from Cleveland, OH
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Award winning cellist Carmine Miranda and violinist Boris Abramov’s new Navona release Mozart / Beethoven: Violin and Cello Duets is an intimate gem of delightful chamber music from the Classical Period. Drawn from various duos by Beethoven and Mozart, this album is substantive, and showcases a wide stylistic breadth of late eighteenth century ...…
 
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New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
 
New Classical Tracks: Norman Krieger - Extended
 
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Classical Music Discoveries
 
Beautiful World CD11 original contemplative harPoems for small bandArtist : Anne Vanschothorst - landscape music composerRelease Date : summer 2017Label : HSM (harp and soul music)Catalog ref. : HSM17052213Nov17 - corrected rendering errors
 
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