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Every week on Performance Today™, Bruce Adolphe re-writes a familiar tune in the style of a classical composer. We get one of our listeners on the phone, and our caller listens to Bruce play his Piano Puzzler™. They then try to do two things: name the hidden tune, and name the composer whose style Bruce is mimicking. From American Public Media.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Part mix tape, part sonic love-letter, the Open Ears Project is a daily podcast where people share the classical track that means the most to them. Each episode offers a soulful glimpse into other human lives, helping us to hear this music—and each other—differently. The Open Ears Project is produced by WQXR and WNYC Studios, home of great podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, On the Media, Nancy, and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin.
 
MISSION The mission of the Houston Symphony is to inspire and engage a large and diverse audience in Greater Houston and beyond through exceptional orchestral and non-orchestral performances, educational programs and community activities. VISION In 2025, the Houston Symphony will be America’s most relevant and accessible top-ten orchestra. VALUES Excellence: Committed to the highest level of artistic, administrative, board and volunteer quality and performance Community Engagement: Foster me ...
 
Decomposed breaks down the stories that have shaped classical music, from secrets and scandals to acts of sheer genius. Hear these stories accompanied by the symphonies, operas and other masterpieces they inspired. Hosted by Jade Simmons, a classical concert pianist and storyteller, the first season of Decomposed takes on gender expectations, Cold War propaganda and the danger of putting your personal life on the stage. Produced in partnership with Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
 
Humans have shared stories for millennia. For most of that time, telling tales was a verbal process. A storyteller would regale an audience with accounts of adventure, bravery, compassion, despair, enlightenment, and fear. Stories were a shared experience, until the advent of inexpensive mass-printing processes in the 19th century which allowed most of us to read to ourselves. Yet, that desire to have a story read aloud is still ingrained in our collective soul. While we still read books for ...
 
Forget what you thought you knew about classical music, and leave your preconceived notions at the door! Co-hosted by Naomi Barrettara, Elspeth Davis, and Kyle Homewood, Opera After Dark is a journey into the surprisingly wild, sometimes sexy, ALWAYS weird world of classical music. Join us as we settle in, open a bottle of wine, get tipsy, and discuss and share the crazy stories and bizarre facts about the “high art” that we love.
 
Anna’s Baroque Bon Bons delves into the tales of the musicians, patrons, composers and instruments of the Baroque period. From the esteemed Handel having his life saved by his jacket button while duelling to the latest discoveries of Baroque scores in dusty attics. Each weekly Bon Bon is accompanied by a piece of Baroque music which ties in with the story. Anna is a music teacher and freelance lecturer. She plays the harpsichord and has a fascination for all that is Baroque.
 
Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career.
 
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Some musicians slide right into a symphony orchestra position like [insert image of smiling child on slide]. Joel Dallow is not one of those musicians. It took him five years of intense work (on top of all of the work he'd already done as a student at the Peabody Conservatory and as a freelancer, etc., etc.,) to get the position he's occupied in th…
 
This 2-CD set explores the visionary piano music of Elizathean composers William Byrd and John Bull as performed by Kit Armstrong. Works Bull, J: Chromatic (Queen Elisabeth's) Pavan Bull, J: Fantasia on a Fugue of Sweelinck Bull, J: Les Buffons Bull, J: Melancholy Pavan Bull, J: My Grief Bull, J: Walsingham Byrd: Earl of Oxford's March Byrd: John c…
 
Randall Goosby — Roots (Decca) Jump to giveaway form “I see it as a stroke of luck. I certainly didn't believe that I was capable of whatever level of playing I thought was necessary to be accepted into his program,” reflects violinist Randall Goosby about Itzhak Perlman’s intensive summer music program in 2011. “I was very fortunate to be accepted…
 
Randall Goosby — Roots (Decca) Jump to giveaway form “I see it as a stroke of luck. I certainly didn't believe that I was capable of whatever level of playing I thought was necessary to be accepted into his program,” reflects violinist Randall Goosby about Itzhak Perlman’s intensive summer music program in 2011. “I was very fortunate to be accepted…
 
Swedish pianist Peter Jablonski discusses his recent recording of music by Stanchinsky (out now on Ondine), discovering the music of Bacewicz and his downtime during the pandemic has seen him fall in love with the piano all over again. Recordings featured: Stanchinsky: Piano Sonata in E flat minor (Peter Jablonski) Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2…
 
Tamezo Narita - Hamabe no uta (Song on the Beach) Kazumichi Ohno, tenor; Kyosuke Kobayashi, piano More info about today's track: Thorofon CTH2257 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic…
 
This week we feature Jodie DeSalvo, concert pianist that's featured in the Brother's Keeper Concert series. We'll listen to examples of her music from her CDs, discuss her career and how she became part of the events at St. Peter's By The Sea. Concerts this year are on July 28th, August 18th and September 9th. For more information and tickets you c…
 
An exquisitely rhapsodic cycle of music, it is a transformative journey of consciousness—with lyrics that offer a new vocabulary of mantra. Originally composed as "modern mantras" or plain chants for listening or joining in, these epiphanic rounds, voiced a cappella, return us to the spiritual origins of all song- the merging of words and music to …
 
Musicologist Marina Frolova-Walker chooses her favourite recording of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, a set of dazzling variations for piano and orchestra on Paganini's 24th Caprice for solo violin, was premiered in 1934 in Baltimore by the Philadelphia Orchestra and Leopold Stokowski wit…
 
We present conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s next installment of The British Project. This release marks the third chapter of the project, presenting works by Elgar and Vaughan Williams after last October’s release of Britten’s Sinfonia da Requiem. Which was followed earlier this year by a second install…
 
Jess Gillam and harpist Bridget Kibbey share the music they love. Greek saxophonist Alegros Gramma takes us to Morocco while Chick Corea is in Spain. Sol Gabetta plays Haydn, Martha Argerich plays Ravel plus we hear Sophie Hutchings, Portishead, Rachmaninov AND Beethoven's iconic fifth Symphony.Playlist:Beethoven – Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67; …
 
Modern Classical Music Ep40 - Ambient Classical Music Mix https://www.youtube.com/c/MythicalRecords Tracklist: Aaron Martin - Comfort of Shadow Worrytrain - Come to Arms Blackfilm - Come & See Samantha Bouquin - Contemplation #2 Abel Korzeniowski - Closer than Sisters Micon - Cold Vision Valgeir Sigurðsson - Cold Ground, hot Elend - Charis Cities L…
 
00:00​ Krale - Memoirs of the Forgotten 03:20​ Position Music - Roya - Penitence 06:42​ Matthew L. Fisher - The Almighty 11:15​ Position Music - Tom Player - Forever Lost 14:23​ Gothic Storm Music - Chris Haigh - End Of Days 16:10​ Position Music - Time Stands Still - Dreaming Of A Pale Sun 18:20​ Trevor DeMaere - Provenance 25:12​ Onur Tarcin - in…
 
Max Cooper Remix Polynation Remix Afrodeutsch "Palm of My Hand" Remix Alva Noto Remodel Colin Benders Rework Hanging D Cello Octet Amsterdam Version Purchase the music (without talk) at: http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p1376/Zero_%28Hanging_D_Remixes%29.html Your purchase helps to support our show! Classical Music Discoveries is sponsored by …
 
The BBC Proms opens this time next week - July 30 - with a packed six-week schedule of concerts in the Royal Albert Hall, as well as chamber concerts in Cadogan Hall and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, online and on television. Editor Martin Cullingford met with the Proms' Director David Pickard to talk about some of the themes and highlights, and about…
 
Raymond Bisha prefaces his latest podcast with this introduction: “Heitor Villa-Lobos, the prolific Brazilian composer of some 2,000 works, conductor, cellist, guitarist and music educationalist, wrote his three violin sonatas between 1912 and 1920. When he wrote the first sonata, he was still a struggling young composer trying to make a name for h…
 
Domenico Cimarosa - L'Olimpiade: Overture Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Pardubice Patrick Gallois, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.573568 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic Amazo…
 
The Nicola Benedetti Baroque Orchestra performs: Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D minor, H. 143 "La Folia" Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D Major, RV, 211 Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E-flat Major, RV. 257 Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in B minor, RV. 386 Purchase the music (without talk) at: http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p1374/Baroque.html Your purc…
 
Raymond Bisha prefaces his latest podcast with this introduction: “Heitor Villa-Lobos, the prolific Brazilian composer of some 2,000 works, conductor, cellist, guitarist and music educationalist, wrote his three violin sonatas between 1912 and 1920. When he wrote the first sonata, he was still a struggling young composer trying to make a name for h…
 
Havergal Brian’s ambitious Gothic Symphony has been called many things - massive, ambitious, barbaric, incompetent, insane, moving, brilliant, awful, torture, and much more. It is almost never performed due to the forces it requires and its two hour duration. Today on the show I’ll tell you about the background to this monumental work, and then I’l…
 
Havergal Brian’s ambitious Gothic Symphony has been called many things - massive, ambitious, barbaric, incompetent, insane, moving, brilliant, awful, torture, and much more. It is almost never performed due to the forces it requires and its two hour duration. Today on the show I’ll tell you about the background to this monumental work, and then I’l…
 
Gioaccino Rossini - William Tell: Overture Zagreb Festival Orchestra Michael Halasz, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.550236 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic Amazon…
 
Inbal Segev – 20 Pieces for 2020 (Avie) Jump to giveaway form When the global pandemic shut down concert halls and live performances last year, cellist Inbal Segev knew she couldn’t just sit at home and do nothing. That’s when she and her husband drafted a plan to commission 20 composers to write 20 new works for cello in 2020. The first recording …
 
Inbal Segev – 20 Pieces for 2020 (Avie) Jump to giveaway form When the global pandemic shut down concert halls and live performances last year, cellist Inbal Segev knew she couldn’t just sit at home and do nothing. That’s when she and her husband drafted a plan to commission 20 composers to write 20 new works for cello in 2020. The first recording …
 
Wilhelm Peterson-Berger - Flowers from Froso: Lawn Tennis Niklas Sivelov, piano More info about today's track: Naxos 8.554343 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording Amazon…
 
Reviews editor Michael Beek sits down for a chat with Hannah Rankin. The professional boxer and classically trained bassoonist discusses dividing her time between the worlds of sport and music, choosing the perfect ‘walk-out’ music for when she enters the ring and some of her most cherished works to play and listen to. Recordings featured: Dukas: T…
 
In this weeks 95.9 Company Break program Mike talks with Charlie Leonard Vice President of Janney Montgomery Scott Financial Advisers. Putting clients first is the way they do business! They provide individuals, families, businesses, and institutions with tailored financial advice. Whether you have questions about an investment strategy, comprehens…
 
Peter Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers Moscow Symphony Orchestra Igor Golovschin, conductor More info about today's track: Naxos 8.553856 Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. Subscribe You can subscribe to this podcast in Apple Podcasts, or by using the Daily Download podcast RSS feed. Purchase this recording ArkivMusic Amazon…
 
Theatre By The Sea is the subject of this week's program with Jana Robbins and Haley Swindal. We talk about their concert on July 24th and listen to some of the music they will perform that night. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587, or go to www.theatrebythesea.com​By Classical 95.9-FM WCRI
 
Fedora is an opera in three acts by Umberto Giordano to an Italian libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the 1882 play Fédora by Victorien Sardou. Along with Andrea Chénier and Siberia, it is one of the most notable works of Giordano. Purchase the music (without talk) at: http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p1356/Giordano%3A_Fedora.html Your purc…
 
Jess Gillam chats to composer and producer Toby Young about the music they love. With sparkling chamber music by Paul Hindemith, a heartbreakling aria by Henry Purcell, plus we'll dip into Motown with the Four Tops and spend some time with glorious choral music from Carlo Gesualdo.Playlist: Carlo Gesualdo – Ecce vidimus eum, Responsories from 1st N…
 
Music researcher and writer Katy Hamilton chooses her favourite recording of Liszt's Sonata in B minor. When Clara Schumann described Liszt's 1854 Piano Sonata in B minor as 'truly terrible' it reflected an influential school of 19th-century thought (Brahms fell asleep when he first heard it). But for Liszt himself it was his breakthrough piece whi…
 
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