Our toast to the long and creative life of composer Ned Rorem.
Classical music’s history of music about history.
How cartoons brought classical music to new audiences while making merciless fun of it.
No matter what your reading of it, this opera has a lot going on. Frankly, so does this episode.
Where rock instruments and classical music come to wrastle.
A classical musician turned punk rocker turned classical musician talks about a place where music and poetry meet.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 141: Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks! With Adventurer-Composer, Stephen Lias
A composer melds his love of music and of running from bears in this adventure-episode.
Classical Classroom, Ep 140: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! Follow The Leader With Frank Huang
The final episode in our summer miniseries, because we just can’t handle anymore gorgeous weather.
Classical Classroom, Ep 139: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! Finding Our Voices With Thomas Hampson
Legen…(wait for it)…dary. Legendary!
Classical Classroom, Ep 138: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! Sympathy For The Viola With Cynthia Phelps
Y’all haters corny with that viola joking mess.
Classical Classroom, Ep 137: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! The Second Nature Of Matthew Aucoin
Notes from a composer who literally lives with the music.
Classical Classroom, Ep 136: Summer Music – Music Academy Of The West! Being Present With Bill Williams
The second installment of our summer classical music festival series on the first day of the rest of your life.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!