On the challenges and rewards of writing, recording, and performing new works.
Classical Classroom, Ep 137: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! The Second Nature Of Matthew Aucoin (Rerun)
Notes from a composer who literally lives with the music.
Classical Classroom, Episode 202: It Was All New Music Once, with Richard Scerbo and David Alan Miller
Why it’s important to keep the proverbial torch of new music lit.
Or, “How it works when everyone involved in making the music is a special snowflake.”
How one young pianist is using YouTube to inspire a new generation of classical musicians.
Who was Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and why does he have two last names?
Wherein we count down top episodes – you know, from 10!
Learn about the story of Carmen – the plot AND the story behind the scenes – in this Classical Classroom/Seattle Opera special episode!
Classical Classroom, Episode 16: From Schubert to Gaga, the Unfinished Symphony with Jade Simmons (Rerun)
How an “Unfinished” symphony inspired a whole life.
One man and his beard talk about another man and his beard.
Why did the number of female guitarists diminish over time? Was it a comet?? Find out here!
Classical Classroom, Episode 199: Jack of All Emotions – the Music of Elliott Carter with the JACK Quartet
You don’t know jack…about Elliott Carter. But you’re about to!
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!