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Welcome to Boston Symphony Orchestra's Concert Preview Podcast for music programs being performed by the BSO for the 2018-2019 season. We hope you find these previews and videos, as well as the program notes educational, insightful and entertaining, and as always, if you would like to learn more about the Boston Symphony Orchestra, please visit www.bso.org.
 
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In this episode, we talked to a very special guest: Victoria Kühne who is a GRAMMY-nominated artist and CEO of Victoria Records, who shared details of her path in a male-dominated industry. Also, we talked to flutist Jenn Forsese, who is also the personnel manager of the BSO. This episode was recorded and graciously sponsored by Victoria Records, a…
 
In this episode we sit down with Keith Cantú for a wide ranging conversation on the language and categories of esotericism, the occult, and yoga. We learn about Keith's background, travels, and language training as well as unique experience learning from the Bauls of Bengal. Listeners/viewers are treated to a live rendition of a Baul song. Keith sh…
 
In this episode we welcome back Jim Mallinson for an update on his pioneering research into the earliest Sanskrit texts of Haṭha Yoga. We review some of the major findings from the 5-year ERC Haṭha Yoga Project and learn about his latest project, the Light on Hatha Yoga Project (2021–2024) which will produce a critical edition of the Haṭhapradīpikā…
 
Opening Bell: Jon Gruden's racist emails; Kyrie Irving doesn't want to get the shot What in the blue in the hell: Urban Meyer likes pretty blondes; Terrelle Pryor got back with woman who almost stabbed him to death The injustice league: ESPN finally punished Sage Steele for being a horrible person Keep that same energy: Wilder-Fury 3…
 
In this episode we speak with Adrián Muñoz about his academic path and research at El Colegio de México where he is currently heading an exciting new project on the history of yoga in Latin America. Adrián tells Seth about his early years and training in grad school in Mexico, discovering the Nāth yogis, travels and field work in India, as well as …
 
Opening Bell: NFL opening weekend and is Cris Collinsworth racist? What in the blue in the hell: Russell Westbrook wears a skirt and Brittany Renner is looking for a stepdaddy The injustice league: Is The US any better than the 9/11 terrorists? Keep that same energy: Stephen A. Smith on why he fired Max Kellerman…
 
Opening Bell: Bishop Sycamore Scammed ESPN, Cam Newton Cut What in the blue in the hell: IG Model Mercedes Morr was Murdered; Drake has social media fighting over Ayesha Curry The injustice league: USA isn't that Much Different than the Countries we Hate Keep that same energy: Go see SHANG-CHIBy BSO
 
Opening Bell: Giannis can be the face of NBA What in the blue in the hell: Dwayne Haskins got his teeth knocked out by his lady The injustice league: NFL players scared of Vaccine but will take a pain shot or roids from foreign country Keep that same energy: Kanye makes me think the timeline is a flat circle…
 
Opening Bell: Stephen A. Smith in hot water of Shohei Ohtani comments What in the blue in the hell: Drake takes HS basketball star mom to private dinner The injustice league: Conor McGregor is an embarrassment to UFC Keep that same energy: Should you go to college to get into journalismBy BSO
 
Opening Bell: ESPN's Rachel Nichols is getting COOKED after being caught in 4k saying Maria Taylor is only getting opportunities because she is black. What in the blue in the hell: Bill Cosby is Free and Dodgers Trevor Bauers is taking rough sex to the extreme The injustice league: Sha'Carri Richardson got popped for weed and her Olympics is over K…
 
Opening Bell: NBA Playoffs are FANTASTIC What in the blue in the hell: Carmelo cheating on LaLa again, Ben Zobrist's pastor was sleeping with his wife and Tristan Thompson had a Fivesome The injustice league: Cole Beasley ready to retire over Vaccine Keep that same energy: Stephen A. Smith is doing that thing Kwame said he would do…
 
In this episode we speak with Edwin Bryant about his upcoming course, YS 205 | Bhakti Yoga: The Bhāgavatapurāṇa and his latest book Bhakti Yoga: Tales and Teachings from the Bhāgavata Purāṇa (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017). Dr. Bryant regales Seth with stories of hitchhiking through India in his youth while studying Sanskrit and Hindi, and meeting …
 
Opening Bell: Kwame Brown is still going off on Stephen A. Smith, Charlamagne Tha God and Skip Bayless What in the blue in the hell: MC Kevin jumped off balcony to his death to avoid his wife catching him in threesome The injustice league: Police haven't changed Keep that same energy: Relax WNBABy BSO
 
Opening Bell: Tim Tebow is a walking example of white privilege; Kobe goes into Hall of Fame What in the blue in the hell: Zac Wilson Mom's is MAGA, so he better ball out; PPP scams The injustice league: Black Man kills white man in self defense and they charge the black man; NFL thinks black men are dumber than white men Keep that same energy: You…
 
In this episode we sit down with Sikh scholar and historian Jvala Singh to discuss the history of yoga within Sikhi, the topic of his upcoming Yogic Studies course YS 116 | Sikhism and Yoga. Jvala tells Seth how he met his teacher, his work translating tales of the ten Gurus from the 19th century Sūraj Prakāś, the joys of podcasting, and the public…
 
In this episode we talk with Patton Burchett about his latest book A Genealogy of Devotion: Bhakti, Tantra, Yoga, and Sufism in North India (2019, Columbia University Press) and his upcoming course, YS 115 | A History of Yoga and Devotion. Patton tells Seth about the teachers who inspired his studies, and how academics confuse the social and intera…
 
In this episode we sit down with Kate to celebrate the launch of Buddhist Studies Online. We learn about her story, her background in academia and Buddhism, travels in Asia, how she first met Seth as grad students at Harvard, building course websites for Harvard professors. We discuss her research on pilgrimage and the importance of place and perce…
 
Opening Bell: The real reasons Paul Pierce was fired from ESPN after going on IG Live with strippers What in the blue in the hell: Khloe Kardashian upset people saw her fake created body; Malik Beasley dumbest man on planet The injustice league: Deshaun Watson case boils down to consent Keep that same energy: Don't listen to Charles Barkley about r…
 
Opening Bell: NFL Draft Experts are being paid by agents; Being racist against Justin Fields What in the blue in the hell: Deshaun Watson really loves massages The injustice league: Derek Chauvin might get off for the murder of George Floyd Keep that same energy: Lil Nas X is trolling youBy BSO
 
Opening Bell: Coming 2 America review; JJ Watt Signing With Cardinals, Russell Wilson Pissed at Seahawks & Jeremy Lin RONA What in the blue in the hell: Ricky Williams Lost His Girl to backup QB; Nike Resells; IG Model Camels The injustice league: Lebron vs. Zlatan; Mr. Potato Head vs. Black Men Getting Shot in Streets Keep that same energy: White …
 
In this episode we speak with return guest Dr. Philipp Maas about the ancient school of Sāṅkhya—which he describes as India's philosophy par excellence for its wide and enduring influence on Indian culture. Giving us a taste of his upcoming course: YS 204 | The Sāṅkhyakārikā: Stanzas on All-Embracing Insight, Maas discusses Sāṅkhya‘s relationship w…
 
Opening Bell: Tiger Woods' Accident What in the blue in the hell: Deion Robbed; Meek Mil vs, Vanessa Bryant; Hushpuppi IG Scam; Cam Newton disrespected by Kid The injustice league: UCLA Cross Country Runner Chad Weiland upset black man took his girl Keep that same energy: Cops still are TRASHBy BSO
 
In today's episode we talk with Dr. Suzanne Newcombe and Dr. Karen O'Brien-Kop about their recent collaboration co-editing The Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies (2021), and the labor of love that went into creating this interdisciplinary collaboration. We also discuss the history of yoga studies, the difference between academic "fie…
 
Opening Bell: Pacman Jones Brawl & Draymond Green Speaking on NBA Hypocrisy What in the blue in the hell: Lil Boosie on Not Marrying Lori Harvey and Brittany Spears Doc The injustice league: LAPD mocking George Floyd's death Keep that same energy: Judas and Black Messiah; Black People Holding Each Other Down…
 
In this episode Dr. Theodora Wildcroft discusses her new book, Post-Lineage Yoga: From Guru to #MeToo (2020). We explore the historical shifts that have been reshaping yoga in the west: from the ways schools of yoga have been forced to pivot after the deaths or public denouncements of their charismatic founder-gurus, to the need of modern practitio…
 
In this episode, we talk with scholar-practitioner Jacqueline Hargreaves about her work with the Hatha Yoga Project, her unlikely background as an engineer that first brought her to India, and her life as a nomadic yoga researcher with her partner Jason Birch. Jacqueline shares some wonderful stories about her work including a rare audience with My…
 
Opening Bell: How I caught COVID and Pneumonia; NFL Playoffs What in the blue in the hell: Deshaun Watson wants out, How Harden got out and why Kyrie isn't a Villain The injustice league: How MAGA ruined by birthday Keep that same energy: Won't have black NFL coaches until you have black owners and GMs…
 
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Stuart Ray Sarbacker about his newest book Tracing the Path of Yoga: The History and Philosophy of Indian Mind-Body Discipline (2021, SUNY Press). We explore the origins of yoga, what Stuart calls the numinous and cessative dimensions of yoga, early tantric sources for Haṭhayoga, as well as unique yoga teachings f…
 
Opening Bell: How social media will run with a lie just to discredit someone they don't like What in the Blue Hell: How Dwayne Haskins release had nothing to do with race, but Booger McFarland still stereotyped black men Injustice League: Why don't people still care about cops shooting unarmed people? Keep that Same Energy: The rich get richer duri…
 
In this episode we talk with Daniel Simpson about his upcoming book, The Truth of Yoga: A Comprehensive Guide to Yoga's History, Texts, Philosophy, and Practices (2021, North Point Press). We discuss his writing process, his background as a foreign correspondent, making the historical texts and philosophies of yoga accessible to modern practitioner…
 
Opening Bell: Black People's Super Powers; Jerry West Needs to Pay His Fixer What in the blue in the hell: Thottie Pippen back at it; Offset rewarded for cheating The injustice league: $600 Stimulus checks is a slap in the face of poor people Keep that same energy: MAGA hates Aqib Talib commentary and that is racist…
 
Opening Bell: Dhani Jones interview, should White reporters know black culture? Harden loves the Strippers What in the blue in the hell: Why are men risking it all for Larsa Pippen The injustice league: Trump's Proud boys are running wild Keep that same energy: Mayweather vs. Paul is good for boxingBy BSO
 
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Mark Singleton about his journey and career in yoga and academia, his dissertation turned book Yoga Body and its reception 10 years after publication, the "birth" of modern yoga in the 19th and 20th centuries, the contested history of yoga postures (āsana), as well as his current work on the fascinating relationsh…
 
Opening Bell: Harper Gray Martinez Littal has arrived What in the blue in the hell: Thottie Pippen, James Harden on The Move? NBA Youngboy has 7 kids The injustice league: Cops shoot black man in Back, but lets white man who had gun get away Keep that same energy: Inside scoop on Spider-Man 3By BSO
 
Opening Bell: Nate Robinson's Legendary Memes and How Tyson-Jones was success What in the blue in the hell: Are you ok with women twerking while you are eating at restaurant? The injustice league: White man stabs cop and is taken alive. Keep that same energy: Will Cain has always been a fraud and the RONA is running wild…
 
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