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Classical Classroom, Episode 208: Alexander Pushkin in Opera, Pt. 1
We’re talking Shakespeare level, people.
Classical Classroom, Episode 207: Rachel Barton Pine Gets Folksy with Dvorak and Khachaturian
Folk music, but fancy!
Classical Classroom, Episode 33: Cracking “The Nutcracker” with Michael Remson and Shelly Power (RERUN)
The music! The story! The dancing! The history! The puns!
Classical Classroom, Episode 206: John Luther Adams Walks Through “Become Desert”
Music that occupies space instead of moving through it.
Classical Classroom, Episode 205: Nicholas McGegan on Rameau and Music that Stands the Test of Time
Why both Baroque and Beyonce will be listened to in 2525.
Classical Classroom, Episode 204: A Peculiar Harry Partch Primer, with John Schneider
A man on a mission to make music do more.
Classical Classroom Special Assembly with Itzhak Perlman
Gather ’round and learn from a master about master classes.
Classical Classroom, Episode 203: Jason Vieaux and Jonathan Leshnoff, Musical Frontiersmen
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.
Classical Classroom, Episode 75: The Democracy of Chamber Music with Cantus (Rerun)
Or, “How it works when everyone involved in making the music is a special snowflake.”
Classical Classroom, Episode 201: Practicing Rachmaninoff in Public with Tiffany Poon
How one young pianist is using YouTube to inspire a new generation of classical musicians.
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