Learn about two of Menotti’s operas – one dark and twisted, one not unlike an episode of “I Love Lucy”.
Bonus Bachtoberfest episode with a side of scary.
What did Bach’s second wife lend to the manuscripts of his Cello Suites? According to Matt Haimovitz, a lot.
Discussed: breakfast, order out of chaos, and who this “Goldberg” person was.
Kurt Stallmann takes apart Bach’s Inventions and looks at the materials they’re made of.
The pianist and Chopin expert talks about the story behind the Preludes.
September 30th is International Podcast Day. Celebrate by listening to international podcast episodes!
The story of the first woman to run for the US presidency – in 1872 – told in an opera.
It’s a pianist. And a pianist. It’s…piano four hands!
We are so old. One hundred episodes old to be exact. Join us as we look back at the past 100 shows with many special guests.
Announcer Chris Johnson talks about two recordings of Vivaldi’s “Autumn”.
Composer Daron Hagen talks about Benjamin Britten and his opera on the high seas, Billy Budd.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!