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Classical Classroom, Ep 148: The Magic Of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, With Houston Youth Symphony
Is Houston Youth Symphony the musical equivalent of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Classical Classroom investigates.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 147: Happy Birthday Ned Rorem! With Daron Hagen
Our toast to the long and creative life of composer Ned Rorem.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 146: Get Out The Note! Politics In Music With Victoria Bond
Classical music’s history of music about history.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 145: Cartoon Classical Confidential With Richard Scerbo
How cartoons brought classical music to new audiences while making merciless fun of it.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 144: Britten’s Herring With Isaiah Bell And Chris Mayell
No matter what your reading of it, this opera has a lot going on. Frankly, so does this episode.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 143: Electro-Acoustic Chamber Music With The Living Earth Show
Where rock instruments and classical music come to wrastle.
Classical Classroom, Ep. 142: The Art Of Song, All About Art Song With Mark Abel
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.
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