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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 ...
 
We cover the lives of violin makers, their best parts and worst parts, yesterday and today. Historical stories, interviews with experts and makers in the field. Omobono Stradivari was the least liked son of his father, Antonio, he was remembered in Antonio's will as a screw up. He is our north star. We are all part of this. We all belong exactly here.
 
Bedroom Beethovens is a podcast that breaks down stories with notable music-makers accompanied by songs and melodies, documenting growth through their 10,000 hour journey. Each episode features a musician discussing how they created the music you love, and what they personally sacrificed to make it happen. Hosted and produced by Cello.
 
In a world where it's too dangerous to go outside, a starry-eyed teen cellist risks leaving her apartment to win the love of the rebel punk next door. A twisted musical with a good, pure heart. Starring Annie Golden, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Marc Kudisch, Sarah Stiles, Taylor Trensch, Tony Vincent Book by Jason Schafer, Music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, Lyrics by Harris Doran Based on a story by Jason Schafer, suggested by Oscar Wilde’s fairytale “The Nightingale and the Rose” Directed and Edited ...
 
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
Ever wondered what happens when you fill a cello with bees? Or how robins have successfully colonised the outer-reaches of our universe? Or why the world is destined to be populated purely by female turtles? This podcast celebrates nature and the stories of those who care deeply for it. Join artist, actor and Woodland Trust ambassador David Oakes, for a series of informal, relaxed conversations with artists, scientists, creatives and environmentalists as they celebrate the beauty of the natu ...
 
The Gratitude Meditation Music Podcast Series provides brief, beautiful Infusions of Empowering Musical and Meditative Energy and Relaxation in today’s hectic world. Inspired by a trip down the Nile River to “The Birthplace of Civilization,” songwriter Frank Kilpatrick created Gratitude to “Draw attention to everything we all have to be thankful for.” Developed through collaboration with GrammyÓ Award-winning producer/arranger Alex Wand, and bilingual composer and performer Rayko, Gratitude ...
 
Creative Strings is for musicians and music-lovers, especially violin, viola, and cello players, looking to live creatively, whether in your musical education, projects, music career, in the practice room, classroom, onstage, or on tour. Each interview is edited carefully and mixed with a blend of musical clips from the Creative Strings community curated by jazz violinist Christian Howes. . Creative Strings is a non-profit organization with a mission to support music education through outrea ...
 
Canadian comedian and former radio talk show host Andrew Grose and his wife, Edmonton Comedy Festival Director, Carole McIlvride Grose produce an hilarious weekly show that will have you laughing out loud. The pair share their contradictory views on current events around the world, politics, life and each other. Regular segments include their "Dick of the week", "Checking in with the Politicians", and "How Smart is Carole?" While sometimes informative, this podcast is always entertaining.
 
Hosted by Marco Timpano, The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation for you to Listen and Sleep. When you need that little nudge into relaxed drifting off then this is the podcast for you. Insomniacs agree that this project helps them find their way to blissful sleep. @listenandsleep #theinsomniaproject
 
Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.
 
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In this episode: Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Dick of the Week Covidiot of the Week Dickovidiot of the Week Checking in with the Politicians – Michael van der Veen, Caitlin Upton, Ted Kruz, Newsmax & Trudeau Update on Caitlin Upton The Edmonton Oilers What Does Kevin think? - Romance Breaking the bed How Sma…
 
On August 8, 1988 — a date chosen for its numerological power — university students in Burma sparked an uprising against the military dictatorship. They’d been living under military rule their entires lives. And they had had enough. The uprising ultimately failed, but it planted the seeds of democracy. It was the moment Aung San Suu Kyi first appea…
 
In 1990, Manuel Barriuso was a professor of Russian literature in Havana when one morning he was ordered to the city's paediatric hospital. Unknown to him, a plane-load of seriously ill children – all victims of the devastating Chernobyl nuclear disaster – had arrived in Cuba for free treatment in a historic humanitarian program. And Manuel – who h…
 
There are indelible images associated with the musical Renaissance period. This 200 year era saw an astonishing growth in productivity, an expansion of education, both musical and otherwise, and repeated religious upheavals. The music of this period existed both as a catalyst and as a reaction to all of these momentous events in history. We’ll talk…
 
In this episode Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews Covidiot of the Week – Bookstore Rant The Doctor’s Office with Doctor Tony – Herd Immunity The Vaccination Experience Dick of the Week - NIMBY WTF? – Tim Horton’ Freshly Cracked Eggs Checking in with the Politicians – Cruz, Trudeau, Dr. Tam, Shandro & Kenney What …
 
Today's episode is all about this wonderful sport NETBALL. Marco had never heard of it and Aimee shares her love for the sport so much so that it is now the official sport of The Insomnia Project. If you love a face-paced, exciting sport that we try to talk about in dulcet tones, whether we succeed in keeping it calm, you will have to listen to fin…
 
Nissim Black grew up in the American city of Seattle, where he made his name rapping about drug dealing and drive-by shootings. These were all subjects that were familiar to him, and his music was doing well, but nevertheless Nissim became increasingly unhappy with the gangster image he portrayed. He started as a Christian looking for answers in th…
 
“Beatchild”, formerly known as Slakah the Beatchild has written and produced countless hip-hop, soul infused recordings, including his own series of Soul Movement albums. I'm lucky enough to sit down with him to talk about his journey from producing for artists like Drake and Glenn Lewis, to gaining an internship, growing up in Sarnia, and how he h…
 
Sue Brierley adopted her son, Saroo, after he had been found wandering the streets of Kolkata as a five year old. He had got on a train that took him across India and away from his birth family, and couldn’t find his way back. Sue always believed that Saroo’s birth mother was alive, and would send comforting thoughts to her every night, sharing the…
 
In 1961, American couple Allan and Sandra Jaffe were on their honeymoon when they stumbled upon some of their favourite jazz musicians playing at a small art gallery in New Orleans. Within days the young couple had been offered the chance to run the place. Over the next 30 years they helped turn it into one of the city’s jazz institutions, Preserva…
 
A crazy idea thrown around a neighbourhood pub soon became the adventure of a lifetime. In 1967 New-York-City-native Chickie Donahue crossed oceans and hitched rides across a warzone to hand-deliver beers to his friends fighting in Vietnam. Not a soldier, Chickie relied on his charm and wit to get him to where he needed to go. But what began as a s…
 
Raymond Bisha introduces a new album of choral transcriptions by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) that forms part of Naxos’ Music of Brazil series. The programme represents part of Villa-Lobos’ efforts to create a body of music education resources, following his invitation in 1932 to set up an ambitious programme in the public scho…
 
In this podcast: 1. Alison Crum and Roy Marks, 2. Ensemble Vermillian, 3. Mediva, 4. Ernst Stolz, 5. Ernst Stolz, 6. Ensemble Vermillian, 7. Poeticall Musicke, 8. Gilles Zimmermann, 9. Alison Crum and Roy Marks, 10. Gilles Zimmermann, 11. Ensemble Vermillian, 12. Dufay Collective, 13. Les Filles de Sainte Colombe…
 
Yara Shalaby is Egypt's first female rally driver. She's mastered the sport in some of the country's toughest desert terrain, while also putting up with a lot of detractors - people telling her that women can't drive. In spite of that, she's risen up in the sport and has beaten many of her male competitors in the process. Get in touch: outlook@bbc.…
 
William Dawson is not a household name to classical music lovers. But for one week in 1934, he was the talk of the classical music world. The legendary Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra had chosen to program a new symphony by Dawson entitled "Negro Folk Symphony." It was broadcast nationwide and the audience reaction was ecstatic. Bu…
 
In this episode: Nerds 2 You DDoS attacks Vaccine Reservations Mike’s Rewind Joe’s Fact Check Listener Questions, Comments & Reviews The Doctor’s Office with Doctor Tony Covidiot of the Week – Anti-mask protesters at Trader Joes in Salem, OR Dick of the Week – Anti-mask protesters at Trader Joes in Salem, OR WTF? - Anti-mask protesters at Trader Jo…
 
Vidou H was a music producer and DJ with an enviable life in Cameroon, but everything changed when he and his brothers were falsely accused of murder. He was sent to a tough overcrowded prison to await trial, a process that took two years. For much of that time he had no access to music, until a recording studio was set up inside, the idea of an It…
 
In this episode, we conclude a three-part series where we play the entirety of the new musical, Paul—Ambassador in Bonds, which premiered at Armstrong Auditorium in December 2020 and for which the studio recording is now available in album form. Full album available on iTunes here: itunes.apple.com/album/id15494364…?ls=1&app=itunes Full album avail…
 
In 1975, when Maria Diemar was two months old, she was flown more than 8000 miles from Chile to Sweden to meet her adoptive parents. They couldn't have children of their own, and thought they could offer a home to a child from a poorer country. Two years later, they brought over another baby from Chile, just a few weeks old, and called him Daniel. …
 
Clayton Haslop might not be a name that is familiar to all of you, but I bet you anything that you've heard his playing. He has appeared as concertmaster on over 1000 TV Shows and Movies, such as Titanic, A Beautiful Mind, The Matrix, Ratatouille, Star Trek, The incredibles, UP, and others. His story took on an extra resonance when he began sufferi…
 
The list of underwater predators that Amos Nachoum has photographed is long - it includes the Nile crocodile, the great white shark, orcas, anacondas and many other creatures that most of us would hope never to encounter. But for Amos that list was incomplete, his dream, his white whale, was to swim with a polar bear and photograph it. His first at…
 
Marco and Amanda chat about famous city names in areas of the world where they are not know for, so for example, London, Ontario or Ontario, California, or Athens, Georgia. They take you the listener on a journey as they talk about their latest trip to Paris, Ontario. Listen and let your mind travel to these less than exotic places in the world and…
 
Last week the singer Mary Wilson died at the age of 76. She was born to a poor family in Mississippi, the daughter of an itinerant worker and a mother who couldn't read or write, but she grew up to be a legend of Motown, co-founder of one of the most successful groups of all time: The Supremes. In an interview from the Outlook archives, Mary descri…
 
In this episode, we continue a three-part series where we play the entirety of the new musical, Paul—Ambassador in Bonds, which premiered at Armstrong Auditorium in December 2020 and for which the studio recording is now available in album form. Full album available on iTunes here: itunes.apple.com/album/id15494364…?ls=1&app=itunes Full album avail…
 
Infiltrating mobs, taking down contract killers and busting drug rings; this was the job of Special Agent Mike McGowan during his 30 year career in the FBI. He was already the expert in undercover operations at the bureau when he was handed the "superbowl" of cases - to bring down the Mexican drug lord El Chapo. In a sting that lasted four years, M…
 
Ronald Kabuye grew up in the Katwe slums of Kampala, Uganda, scavenging for food and trying to sell scrap metal for cash. One day in the street he saw a performance by the M-Lisada marching band, a group made up of children from a local orphanage. Ronald was enthralled. He joined the band, took up the trombone, and learned to read music. Performing…
 
Frank Shankwitz was the co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organisation that since 1980 has granted hundreds of thousands of wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Frank’s inspiration came from his own difficult childhood, a near-death experience and an encounter with a 7-year-old boy named Chris Greicius. Frank pas…
 
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