Notes on Notes Podcast
Notes on Notes Podcast is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Notes on Notes Podcast is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Opera Offstage or Queen of the Night and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2019-08-30. Since then, a total of 11 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Notes on Notes Podcast.
Notes on Notes Podcast activity
Notes on Notes Podcast seems to be on pause right now, since no episode has been published for 3 months. The last episode in Notes on Notes Podcast, "#25: The Lockdown Edition", is dated 2020-08-07.
"On pause" does not mean, however, that Notes on Notes Podcast will not resume its activity soon, nor that its episodes are less interesting than another more active source.
This editorial activity is slowing down compared to the previous period.
Notes on Notes Podcast in the last 36 months
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This episode is our lockdown edition. I’m interviewing opera singer Peter Brathwaite, Susanna Eastburn, Chief Executive of Sound and Music, and Chi-chi Nwanoku, Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Chineke!. We’re talking about how the pandemic has affected musicians in the UK, and how classical music might have to change as lockdown measures ease. We’re also discussing the UK government’s …
Happy International Women’s Day! Today we’re looking at Judith Weir’s choral setting of George Herbert’s poem ‘Vertue’. ici can hear a performance of the piece here, sung by the Choir of King’s College Cambridge, conducted by Stephen Cleobury: This episode is in association with Nkoda, a score-reading app available on subscription. We have a discount …
Today I’m with conductor Olivia Clarke, who has just been appointed the new Mackerras Conducting Fellow at English National Opera. We’re discussing the challenges of conducting opera, and of being a woman on the podium. ici ClarkeBritish/Irish conductor Olivia Clarke was born in London and is based in Berlin. Olivia has recently been named as the new Charles Mackerras …
Today we’re exploring the music of one of my favourite composers – Rebecca Clarke! We’re focusing on her Three Old English Songs for violin and voice, which feature some of the most catchy tunes known to mankind. ici Clarke’s Three Old English Songs are: ‘It was a Lover and his Lass’ ‘Phillis on the New Made Hay’ …
For our first podcast of 2020 I’m with Dr Nathan Waddell. We’re talking about how myths about Beethoven’s life influenced writers including Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West, and Dorothy Richardson in the early twentieth century. ici Victoria Beddoes/College of Arts and Law, University of BirminghamDr Nathan Waddell is a Senior Lecturer in Early Twentieth-Century and Modernist Literature in …
Today I’m with the composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad. We’re discussing her career and approaches to composition, with a particular focus on her songs Magic Lantern Tales, and her Piano Concerto Between the Skies, the River and the Hills. ici Brant TildsAdmired for her originality, fluency and professionalism, Cheryl Frances-Hoad has been composing to commission since she was fifteen. Classical tradition …
Today we’re looking at Clara Schumann’s Piano Sonata in G minor, written just a year after she married Robert. She wrote two of the movements as a Christmas present for her new husband, and we delve into the history of the piece and their relationship. ici This episode is in association with Nkoda, a score-reading app available …
Today I’m with Professor Doug Shadle from Vanderbilt University. We’re discussing American symphonies and orchestras, and the C20th music critic Claudia Cassidy. As a public figure in the classical music industry she faced considerable sexism, and we’re talking about what we can learn from her life and how we move conversations about gender forward. ici Shadle …
This week we’re reviewing a new CD featuring the piano concertos of British composers Dora Bright and Ruth Gipps. The CD is from Somm Recordings, featuring pianists Samantha Ward and Murray McLachlan performing with Charles Peebles and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. More details about the CD and purchase options are available here. ici The theme tune …
In this final introduction to world premieres at the BBC Proms, I’m talking to the composer Freya Waley-Cohen. Her work Naiad was premiered and broadcast on the 9th September, performed by the Knussen Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth. The performance is now available via BBC Sounds. ici Freya Waley-Cohen William Marsey‘At once intimate and visionary’ (BBC …