Baroque Banter is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Baroque Banter is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like The Composer Chronicles or Haydn Behind the Music Stand and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2020-04-23. Since then, a total of 7 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Baroque Banter.
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Baroque Banter seems to be on pause right now, since no episode has been published for 3 months. The last episode in Baroque Banter, "Baroque Banter - The Love Duet", is dated 2020-09-09.
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Duration (h:m:s): 48:30
In the newest episode of our podcast series, Baroque Banter - The Love Duet, Erin Helyard discusses the love duet in baroque opera and the intense emotions it helps to convey - from blissful love to total despair. Erin delves deep into the subject matter and explains the function and evolution of one of opera’s most evocative and transcendent conventions. …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:04:51
The next episode of our podcast series, Baroque Banter - In Conversation with Miriam Allan is out now. In this episode Erin Helyard is joined by one of his true contemporaries, soprano and self-proclaimed lover of chaconnes, Miriam Allan. Miriam has performed in multiple Pinchgut productions, beginning with our very first in 2002, Handel's Semele. United in their …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:05:50
The newest episode of our podcast series, Baroque Banter, is available for you to listen to now. In episode 5, The Lament, Artistic Director Erin Helyard focuses on this very influential and important component of operatic history. Tune in now to find out the fascinating history and importance of laments not only in opera, but also in literary history and …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:03:10
In this episode of Baroque Banter historical bassoon specialist, Simon Rickard joins Pinchgut Opera Artistic Director Erin Helyard to discuss historical performance practice and baroque musical instruments. Tune in now and find out what the musette culture is and what it has in common with today's hipster movement.
Duration (h:m:s): 1:05:28
The third episode of Baroque Banter, The Sleeping Scene discusses the depictions of sleep in music. Erin is joined by guest Laura Vaughan to talk about these somnolent, languid and calming musical scenes.
Duration (h:m:s): 1:07:43
Pinchgut Opera Artistic Director Erin Helyard in conversation with director Chas Rader-Shieber.
Duration (h:m:s): 50:16
Episode 1 "The Incantation Scene" with guest Celeste Lazarenko This episode will focus on a very famous scene from one of Erin Helyard's very favourite operas. It is the incantation scene sung by Medea from Cavalli’s Giasone, with a wonderful libretto by Cicognini. It was very famous and became a model for composers and librettists for over a century. …