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Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
A behind the scenes all access pass to the London Philharmonic Orchestra and its musicians #OffstagePod Twitter: @LPOrchestra Instagram: @londonphilharmonicorchestra Facebook: @londonphilharmonicorchestra See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Well, I am one of those wanderers who make 9/10 decisions wrong but couldn't have been better. A proud human of a golden retriever and a survived mechanical engineer :) I write but if it's good, it's me... If not, it's alcohol. This is my first podcast, please have fun listening and give feedback :) It's a daydreamer's dream! :)
 
The Podcast for Conductors and Students. On Podium Time we interview professional, established, and emerging conductors and teachers from orchestras, symphonies, ballets, operas, and bands around the globe. We dig into the weeds of score study, rehearsal, leadership, musicianship, education, classical and contemporary composers, and all the things that they don't teach us in school. Please visit https://PodiumTimePod.com to view show notes and all episodes.
 
Like that OTHER composer with a similar name (but without the syphillis), Mosart212 (aka Maria JoséButter, aka Boston Blackie) is a prolific creator of bad-ass funky symphonies for the post-modern era. While he’s a DJ’s DJ, he’s also so much more: composer, rabblerouser, crate-digger, beatsmith, Baseball Fury, teacher, curator, writer, bargain-hunter, philosopher, boogaloo shrimp, hep cat, and all-around artiste. Symphony Sessions is a weekly foray into the mind of Mr. Mosart212. One week yo ...
 
The ability to hold a person's attention through music without text over a long span of time requires enormous contrasts, invention, discipline, and knowledge. A Symphony is an attempt to fuse the very best of extremely diverse elements of music and pay tribute to the millions of different sounds and forms and contents and cultures which music can show us. The Symphony is a musical democracy through which every kind and possibility of music's meaning is sounded together in dialogue with one ...
 
Official podcast of UK one man prog doom band Infernal Symphony - The only podcast covering the UK's most prolific metal band. Covering the project's latest news and developments, insight into recording and songwriting, as well as covering varied topics such as satanism atheism and metal history, latest world metal news, politics, random thoughts, new releases from our peers in the Midlands, and more! Thanks for listening and head to infernalsymphonyuk.bandcamp.com and infernalsymphony.wordp ...
 
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.
 
The San Francisco Symphony’s American Orchestra Forum brings together voices from diverse cultural perspectives and the general public to explore the 21st-century American orchestra. Topics include how orchestras connect with their communities; how orchestras balance creativity and innovation with artistic traditions and practices; and what orchestras can learn about changing audience patterns and engagement strategies from looking outside their own industry.
 
A song-by-song look at the catalog of Megadeth, the Grammy Award winning heavy metal band. Each episode a rotating group of hosts discusses the music, the lyrics, the history, and the context behind that week's song selection. Symphony Of Discussion... The Songs Of Megadeth Season 1: Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! starts January 2021. Twitter: @SymphonyPodcast
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
A podcast that's all about music and the musical life Have you ever had a burning question about music, orchestras and the musical life that you really wanted to ask but didn’t know who or how? Now you can, with the CSO’s ‘Ask a Musician’ Q & A panel and the new bi-monthly podcast. We’ll answer your questions. Nothing is too serious or too bizarre. Simply email your questions to marketing@cso.co.nz with the name or alias that you wish to use, and your gender.
 
Good Morning Night Vale is the official Welcome to Night Vale recap show, hosted by cast members Meg Bashwiner, Symphony Sanders, and Hal Lublin. Each week, our hosts do a deep dive into one episode of Welcome to Night Vale, starting with the very first episode from 2012. Episodes feature interviews with the cast and creators, revealing origin stories, behind-the-scenes trivia, and more never-before-heard information. Listeners are invited to share their thoughts, comments, and questions via ...
 
Do you want a calm, cool, and "no-surprise" kind of life? Then this might not be the show for you. My Symphony Of Life is all about the challenges and rewards of being a middle-class mom and managing a family & home, job, pets, school activities, and helping run a production company and podcast network. Not for the faint of heart...Ana helps show you how to maintain control of a busy life and still have time to pursue your own passions and dreams.
 
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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Hello all and welcome to the first episode of 2021!! It's been a long time coming, so strap back in the saddle and catch up on what the band has been up to for the last year or so. Featuring announcements about new albums, exciting new developments and opportunities for the band, new ventures, interesting anecdotes about the state of the world and …
 
When BBC Music Magazine asked one hundred fifty-one of the world’s leading conductors to list twenty of what they believed to be the greatest symphonies ever written, Beethoven’s Third, Eroica, came out on top. The work, whose title means “heroic,” was written during the turmoil of the French revolution. But it also came out of Beethoven’s own stru…
 
Noah Reitman has been assistant principal bass of the Vancouver Symphony since 2015 and is also currently the president of the Vancouver Musicians’ Association. He also coaches bass and chamber music at Idyllwild Arts in California in the summers. He is also on the faculty at the VSO School of Music where he teaches bass lessons and coaches chamber…
 
Contestants: Tucker Warner, Tom Colocci, Marcus Luna Take us out to the ballgame! Two of last's seasons most popular contestants and one very entertaining newcomer join us to kick off Season 2 with a game that's not so heavy on the baseball that it doesn't leave room for its cousin from across the pond. Oh, and plenty of other topics are represente…
 
The documentary "Ailey" tells the story of the late dance great Alvin Ailey. We speak with the film's director, Jamila Wignot, and a dancer at Ailey's company. And, homelessness is a problem among the veteran population in the U.S. In Kansas City, Missouri, one organization is lending a hand and providing tiny houses for unhoused vets. KCUR's Chris…
 
Guest host Meg Wolitzer presents three stories about profound and unexpected connections between people—territory she herself covers a lot as a writer. Old enemies meet in Lauren Groff’s “Once,” performed by Cynthia Nixon. Old friends come together and wonder what might have been in Rachel Khong’s “Slow and Steady,” performed by Hettienne Park. And…
 
A Marxist revolution, a Cold War proxy battle, and a dream of a Black utopia. In 1983, Ronald Reagan ordered the U.S. military to invade the island of Grenada. Almost four decades later, many Americans don't remember why — or that it even happened. This week, Martine Powers, from Post Reports, brings us a story of revolution, invasion, and the afte…
 
Meg, Hal and Symphony discuss the 2015 Live Show The Investigators and Interview Mark Gagliardi who plays John Peters you know The Farmer! Leave us a voicemail at 929-277-2050 or e-mail us at info@goodmorningnightvale.com. Find out more about satan on our Patreon. www.patreon.com/goodmorningnightvale Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Good Morning …
 
A monk named Telemachus lived a quiet life, but his death at the end of the fourth century changed the world. Visiting Rome from the East, Telemachus intervened in the blood sport of the gladiatorial arena. He jumped over the stadium wall and tried to stop the gladiators from killing each other. But the outraged crowd stoned the monk to death. The …
 
Nashville radio talk show host Phil Valentine has remained hospitalized in critical condition with COVID-19 for more than two weeks. Valentine is known for his COVID-19 vaccine skepticism. Now, the radio personality wants people to know that he was wrong — and that he should have taken the vaccine. His brother Mark Valentine joins us. Plus, we spea…
 
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…
 
Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan said of Andy Chaikin’s book A Man on the Moon, “I’ve been there. Chaikin took me back.” Andy returns to help us mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 15 and the first use of the Lunar Rover. He also talks with Mat about what the Artemis generation should learn from Apollo, how astronauts have evolved, the challenge of …
 
Our sponsor: Houghton Horns www.houghtonhorns.com The GOLD Method App - Use code "GOLD21" when subscribing for your first month free! www.ryanbeachtrumpet.com/gold-method-app Scott Belck's website www.scottbelck.com Dr. Scott Belck currently serves as the Director of Jazz Studies and Professor of Music at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Cons…
 
In 2020, Alyssa Mendoza received a surprising email from her father in the middle of the night. The message had instructions about what to do for her mother on her parents’ twenty-fifth anniversary. Why was this shocking? Alyssa’s father had passed away ten months earlier. She discovered that he had written and scheduled the email while he was sick…
 
Matt Damon talks about his new movie "Stillwater." The film follows a man visiting his estranged daughter who's been accused of a murder she claims she didn't commit. And, DACA recipient Luis Grijalva got permission to leave the country for the Tokyo Olympics just two days before his deadline. Grijalva and his immigration attorney Jessica Smith Bob…
 
The word "exotic" is often used to describe food. Washington Post food writer G. Daniela Galarza says that word is problematic no matter what it's describing, and we should stop using it. And, in the new Anthony Bourdain documentary, the director used an artificially generated version of Bourdain's voice to read aloud from an e-mail he sent to a fr…
 
When Marcia’s out in public, she always tries to smile at others. It’s her way of reaching out to people who might need to see a friendly face. Most of the time, she gets a genuine smile in return. But during a time when Marcia was mandated to wear a facemask, she realized that people could no longer see her mouth, thus no one could see her smile. …
 
Isaline Leloup has recently released an album of 18th Century Viennese Bass Music. We talk about how she got into historical performance, the inspiration behind the album, what it was like to record it, and much more. You can also learn more about her concert An Afternoon in Vienna here. Enjoy, and be sure to check out Isaline’s album on Spotify an…
 
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 …
 
I wasn’t truthful about the tulips. A gift from my younger daughter, the packaged bulbs traveled home with her to the US from Amsterdam after she visited there. So I made a show of accepting the bulbs with great excitement, as excited as I was to reunite with her. But tulips are my least favorite flower. Many bloom early and fade fast. The July wea…
 
Lara and Dave desperately wanted a baby, but their physician told them they were unable to have one. Lara confided to a friend: “I found myself having some very honest talks with God.” But it was after one of those “talks” that she and Dave spoke to their pastor, who told them about an adoption ministry at their church. A year later they were bless…
 
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…
 
In 2019, Hurricane Dorian was overwhelming the islands of the Bahamas with intense rain, wind, and flooding—the worst natural disaster in the country’s history. Sheltering at home with his adult son who has cerebral palsy, Brent knew they needed to leave. Even though Brent is blind, he had to save his son. Tenderly, he placed him over his shoulders…
 
We speak with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician Jackson Browne, whose new album "Downhill From Everywhere" drops Friday. And, Fox News premiered a PSA this week encouraging viewers to get vaccinated. The network still features hosts skeptical of the vaccine. The news comes as some GOP lawmakers have also started to encourage vaccination. NPR's Davi…
 
July marks the eighth anniversary of Black Lives Matter. Melina Abdullah, co-founder of Los Angeles' Black Lives Matter chapter, joins us. And, whether it's a wildfire or a condo collapse, a disaster services attorney and a survivor of the 2018 Camp Fire outline how to heal — physically and mentally — from such a sudden uprooting.…
 
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 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…
 
Unarmed crisis teams respond to suicide threats, substance abuse calls, welfare checks and other moments where a counselor — instead of a police officer — can de-escalate a situation. We check in with the country's first such crisis response program known as CAHOOTS. And, for many kids, going back to school means shopping for new supplies. But a nu…
 
Washington Post reporter Arelis R. Hernández has been following one Salvadoran woman who had been seeking asylum in the U.S. for more than a year. She shares Nancy's journey. And, Cuba is going through its largest protests against the government in half a decade. Professor Michael Bustamante gives us a primer on Cuban history from its time as a Spa…
 
Last month, Christopher Newport University announced an initiative called the New Musicals Lab. The New Musicals Lab brings together writers, directors, composers, designers, and performers from all over the country to create and workshop musical theatre in the safe haven of Hampton Roads. Rebecca Weinstein spoke with Artistic Producer Colin Ruffer…
 
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three stories where facts, beliefs, and fabrications coincide. Essayist Samantha Irby debunks nature, fresh air, and sunshine in “The Case for Remaining Indoors,” performed by Retta. Rebecca Makkai shares tattered facts about a terrorist in “Everything We Know About the Bomber,” performed by John Cameron Mitchell.…
 
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three stories where facts, beliefs, and fabrications coincide. Essayist Samantha Irby debunks nature, fresh air, and sunshine in “The Case for Remaining Indoors,” performed by Retta. Rebecca Makkai shares tattered facts about a terrorist in “Everything We Know About the Bomber,” performed by John Cameron Mitchell.…
 
Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian have recently released a new album of bass duos called Conversations. We chat about the idea behind this album, what it was like putting it together, and much more. Enjoy, and be sure to check out Conversations on Spotify, Apple Music, and wherever you listen to music! Subscribe to the podcast to get these intervi…
 
The Olympics originated in Ancient Greece, and were resurrected in the 1890's after a 1,500 year ban. Since then, the International Olympic Committee has been behind every Olympic Games. In this episode, we explore the story of how the IOC turned the Olympics into a huge commercial success and whether the cities that host the games end up winning o…
 
For five years in the late 1800s, grasshoppers descended on Minnesota, destroying the crops. Farmers tried trapping the grasshoppers in tar and burning their fields to kill the eggs. Feeling desperate, and on the brink of starvation, many people sought a statewide day of prayer, yearning to seek God’s help together. The governor relented, setting a…
 
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