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tonebase presents the tonic: a podcast about music and the people who make it, delving into the hidden meanings behind great works of the past with legendary pianists of the present. Visit tonebase to learn more: https://tb.media/thetonic.
 
Choir Baton is a podcast designed to engage people in stories, ideas, and inspiration stemming from their life and choir. Join your host, Beth Philemon, as she interviews singers, teacher conductors, instrumentalists, composers, and community members. What is so special about a group of people joining together with their voices? What is a choir? How are choirs unique in comparison to other areas of our lives? Why do people sing and what defines a good singer? Together we’ll ask questions and ...
 
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 ...
 
Incredible conversations with classical musicians about feelings (YES!), finding their value and career transitions. Meet professional classical musicians now thriving as entrepreneurs, master craftsmen, counsellors, personal trainers, software developers, lawyers and more more. We need to NORMALISE the reality of underemployment, unemployment, career pivots and exits for classical musicians. Are you with me? Think classical musicians only make music? Think again. #changeyourtune
 
Here at Glissando we believe that classical music is for everyone. We share the compelling new releases and hidden gems we encounter, and we tell the stories that bring these works and composers to life. If you're new to classical music, we'll help you begin exploring. If you're already familiar with classical music, we'll keep you on your toes. Questions? Observations? Contact us at glissando@naxosusa.com.
 
I'm just your typical Juilliard-trained violist-turned-stand-up-comedian. What is it like to make this shift? And why would I? I explore these questions while I talk to other artists about the creative process, throughlines between artistic fields, performance anxiety, and more as we navigate the reality of following our dreams. New episodes out every Tuesday! Show art photography by Jenni Walkowiak
 
John Eliot Gardiner, Founder and Artistic Director of the Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras, presents eight podcasts that explore Monteverdi’s role at the centre of seismic shifts and tumultuous advances in all the arts and sciences during the early 1600s, spearheaded by his contemporaries - Galileo, Kepler, Bacon, Shakespeare, Caravaggio and Rubens. With the help of specially recorded musical illustrations and a handpicked team of experts, Gardiner guides listeners through an in-depth investiga ...
 
Join your hosts Robert Estrin and Mike Wood as they discuss everything and anything piano. This podcast covers a wide range of topics from piano lessons and techniques, general music questions, music theory, and insights into the piano industry featuring interviews with musicians as well as luminaries in the piano world. Robert is a concert pianist and Mike is his producer. Together they created the company Living Pianos which sells restored pianos all over the world. They have produced hund ...
 
Pathways is dedicated to telling the stories of some of our heroes for the french horn. From starting on the instrument, all the way up to the highest levels of our field, we all have one very important thing in common, and that's we all play the horn. What else do we have in common? Listen to find out!
 
Opera for All Voices (OFAV) began as a consortium of North American opera companies committed to co-commissioning and co-producing new operatic works for audiences of all ages that bear the same artistic integrity and depth of storytelling as mainstage works. Over several years it has grown in its mission to tell "stories of our time." Follow host Andrea Fellows Fineberg from The Santa Fe Opera and OFAV collaborators and stakeholders as we explore the process, the context, and the story of c ...
 
Professor Carol mixes humor with history to bring you this entertaining series about music. From concerts, opera, and composers, to folk song collectors and singing parrots, Professor Carol tells it all – the whys, the whats, and the so whats. Get previews of the Cliburn Concerts, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and more.
 
Let's Talk Off The Podium podcast features renowned and aspiring artists. The long list of guests include winners of Grammy Awards, the Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellow​, Rome Prize, ASCAP Awards, WOMEX Awards, & the Polar Music Prize. The mission of this podcast is to create discussion on a variety of topics in music, culture, and arts.
 
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Joel Carnegie is an award winning broadcaster, documentary maker, performer and founder of the international media production house The Space Company. Joel pursued a Performance Degree on Horn from the University of Melbourne and Die Universität für Musik und darstellende Austria, and post graduate study in Communications and Media at RMIT before b…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 181: “Let’s Talk Business with Garrett Hope & Arthur Breur!” (1:02:38) In today’s episode, the Ultimate Music Business committee members talk about what it takes to be a successful musicpreneur! Garrett Hope (founder of UMBS), Arthur Breur, and Heidi Kay Begay are the three executive committee members and they are joining forces…
 
Aleksandra Kurzak joined Vienna's Morphing Chamber Orchestra for a new album for Aparté - 'Mozart - Concertante'. The programme culminates in a performance of the great Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola, K364, but before that she sings a selection of arias that present many of the orchestra's players in solo roles. James Jolly caught up wit…
 
No one makes a grand statement quite like Gustav Mahler, and his first symphony, nearly an hour long, was one of the boldest statements ever made by a young composer. Today I’ll take a look at the history behind the early inspirations behind the piece, Mahler’s turbulent life, and the first two movements of the symphony. As the great Bernard Haitin…
 
Jennika Anthony-Shaw is a Barrister who held the position of Project Manager and Commercial Group Proceedings Coordinator for the Supreme Court of Victoria. Jennika has performance degrees from McGill University and the Manhattan School of Music and built a successful freelance career as a global trotting Cellist before embarking upon the path that…
 
Katherine Norman is the Senior Account Manager, Presenter Services at Arts Centre Melbourne and is responsible for the logistics of over 3,000 events across their 6 venues each year. Katherine pursued degrees in Biochemistry and Music before embarking on a career in venue management which saw her work as Usher Manager at the Royal Opera House in Co…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode we hear from Calypsus Brass about the highs and lows of running a virtual ensemble, about their residency with Rising Tide Press, and their plans for the future. Calypsus Brass …
 
Flute 360 | Episode 180: “Kathy Blocki & Molly Shortridge Talk About Being Businesswomen,” Pt. 2 (38:43) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Kathy Blocki and Molly Shortridge about the Flute Zoo Books, being businesswomen, and making mistakes while growing a business. We also talk about time management skills and the upcoming Ultimate Music Busine…
 
After leading orchestras in Bournemouth, Baltimore and São Paulo, Marin Alsop became Chief Conductor of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra in 2019. Her inaugural concert in Vienna's Konzerthaus featured music by Paul Hindemith, Christopher Rouse and Lera Auerbach, making a strong statement about where her musical sympathies lay. From that open…
 
Dave Melgaard leads a team of testing experts at Idea Science to find optimum solutions for clients and strengthen testing capabilities. Before that, he studied Trumpet at the VCA, Melbourne University and the Royal College of Music in London. He held the position of Trumpet Master with the Slovenian National Opera and Ballet Orchestra before retur…
 
There are composers whose influence outstrips their popularity. The Baroque composer Heinrich Schutz falls into this group, due to his total focus on writing sacred vocal music. But for those who know his music, he is essential. He was the most important German composer before Bach and was vital to the development of music. Today I’m going to take …
 
Tony Prochazka pursued a non-conformist training in both medicine and music. He interrupted his medical career to study Jazz Guitar at the VCA, having played Cello with the Australian Youth Orchestra during his schooling. He studied Classical Cello in Germany and London before building a successful career in cosmetic surgery. QUOTES “By the end of …
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player, educator, and entrepreneur Estela Aragon tells us how music became her connection to her new home in the US, about her business ventures, and a weird story invol…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 179: “Kathy Blocki & Molly Shortridge Talk About Being Businesswomen,” Pt. 1 (42:37) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Kathy Blocki and Molly Shortridge about the Flute Zoo Books, being businesswomen, and making mistakes while growing a business. We also talk about time management skills and the upcoming Ultimate Music Busine…
 
For this week's Gramophone podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford is joined by Andrew Nethsingha, Director of the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge to discuss their new album on Signum, 'The Tree' - as well as the recent announcement that the choir will soon welcome female voices for the first time in its history. This week's Gramophone Podcast is …
 
Bartok’s Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste is a perfect encapsulation of Bartok’s musical output. Each movement provides us with a magnifying glass into some of the qualities that made Bartok one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. But for how spectacular a piece it is, it isn’t played as often as it should be, partly because of i…
 
Tony Gray lives and works in remote Numbulwar, where he is Managing Director and Pilot at AiRemote. Tony designs and delivers development programs in Arnhem Land and Indonesia. Prior to his life as a social entrepreneur, Tony was a professional musician in Melbourne and holds a Bachelor of Music (Improvisation) on Double Bass from the VCA. QUOTES T…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 178: “Boost Your Musical Voice Through Podcasting!” Pt. 2 (26:59) In today’s episode, Heidi unlocks one way in which you can start diminishing your performance anxiety and owning your authentic, creative voice on and off the stage. Too many times, we as artists, shutter at the thought of sharing our music on the stage with other…
 
Flute 360 | Bonus: “And The Winners Are…” (21:58) In today’s episode, Heidi shares some important announcements about The Ultimate Music Business Summit, The Pivoting Musician, and who the winners are through the SPO + Flute 360 competition! Check out today’s episode to hear all of the excitement! Bonus – Resources Mentioned: The Ultimate Music Bus…
 
As former CEO of the Grattan Institute, John Daley is one of Australia’s leading public policy thinkers. John graduated from the University of Oxford in 1999 with a DPhil in public law after completing an LLB (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Melbourne in 1990. He has 20 years’ experience spanning policy, academic, government and corporate ro…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode Jeremy Bushell (4th horn CBSO, horn teacher Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) tells us about his experiences with, and teaching around, performance anxiety, he tells us about how …
 
The soprano Jeanine De Bique has released her first solo album, 'Mirrors', with Concerto Köln, for Berlin Classics. Gramophone's James Jolly caught up with her to talk about the recording, as well as Rameau's Platée, also just out from Harmonia Mundi, as she start rehearsals in Paris for Handel's Alcina at the Salle Garner. This Gramophone Podcast …
 
Arrangements of Bach's music have been happening essentially since his music was “rediscovered” by Mendelssohn in the 19th century. But Mozart and Beethoven arranged Bach's music too, and Bach himself would recycle works for different groupings of instruments. Today, I'm going to take a look at some of those arrangements, and what kind of insights …
 
After a career as principal horn player with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and guest principal with many other orchestras in Australia and overseas, Geoff Collinson found his true calling as a teacher and headed up the brass department at The University of Melbourne. 10 years ago, the digital world provided opportunities to solve proble…
 
Kylie Weston-Scheuber is a Melbourne-based barrister specialising in commercial and administrative law. Through her previous employment, she has extensive experience as an advocate, including in contested hearings, trials, sentences and appeals. She has a PhD in law from the Australian National University. Kylie is available to accept briefs in Vic…
 
A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode tuba and euphonium player Joanna Ross Hersey tells us about how she accidentally started in the world of low brass, about her time in the US Coast Guard Band, and about all of t…
 
In this week's podcast we welcome countertenor Philippe Jaroussky, to talk about his new album À sa guitare, recorded with Thibaut Garcia. A beautiful album that takes us on a journey from the Renaissance to the modern age, it's available on the Erato label. The Gramophone Podcast is produced in association with Leipzig - the city of music.…
 
Mendelssohn was only 20 years old when he wrote to his friend Karl Klingemann: "...I am going to Scotland, with a rake for folk songs, an ear for the lovely, fragrant countryside, and a heart for the bare legs of the natives.” Over two months in 1829, Mendelssohn traveled through much of the Scottish Highlands, and it was on this trip that he found…
 
Debussy and Ravel are often conjoined in the minds of piano students as the two French "impressionist" composers. But much is lost in such generalizations. In this episode, we unpack the distinct contributions of each composer, comparing and contrasting their novel uses of register, texture, harmony, narrative, and form. How did the two turn-of-the…
 
After 20 years in the music business, Robert Simonds resigned as principal second violinist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in June 2021. He is now a MC/MPA candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is seeking to merge his performing arts experience with public service. QUOTES “I wanted to leave the stage on my own terms.” “…
 
Flute 360 | Episode 177: “Boost Your Musical Voice Through Podcasting!” Part 1 (30:09) In today’s episode, Heidi unlocks one way in which you can start diminishing your performance anxiety and owning your authentic, creative voice on and off the stage. Too many times, we as artists, shutter at the thought of sharing our music on the stage with othe…
 
The great Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink died on October 21 at the age of 92. During his 65 years career he conducted many of the world's great orchestras, holding posts with Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Orchestra for 27 years, as well as the London Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Glyndebourne and the Royal Opera, and…
 
Rachmaninoff’s music is often described as many different kinds of chocolate cake, but this piece, if it's chocolatey at all, would be that 85% dark chocolate - more bitter than sweet. It might be Rachmaninoff’s greatest orchestral work, and one that is inextricably linked to his tumultuous life. Throughout the Dances we hear references to war, to …
 
After a decade and a half as a London-based freelance cellist, Patrick Tapio Johnson has retrained and has just commenced his first role as a software engineer with General Assembly. He hopes this will enable him to provide real, meaningful help to people, while solving some cool problems in the process. QUOTES “After the pandemic, things changed o…
 
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