The Longborough podcast
The Longborough podcast is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, The Longborough podcast is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast or Classical Breakdown and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2020-06-11. Since then, a total of 5 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by The Longborough podcast.
The Longborough podcast activity
The Longborough podcast seems to be on pause right now, since no episode has been published for 3 months. The last episode in The Longborough podcast, "EP4. Finding comedy in Wagner's Ring cycle, with Polly Graham and Sir David Pountney", is dated 2020-10-16.
"On pause" does not mean, however, that The Longborough 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.
The Longborough podcast in the last 36 months
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The latest epiodes from The Longborough podcast
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Duration (h:m:s): 26:44
In this episode, Longborough Festival Opera's Artistic Director Polly Graham joins the acclaimed librettist and opera director Sir David Pountney, who was in the midst of staging his own Ring cycle in Chicago when the pandemic first struck. The subject of their discussion is comedy in the Ring cycle: where and how we can find humour inside this huge work …
Duration (h:m:s): 41:22
In this episode, conductor Justin Brown and director Olivia Fuchs chat to music journalist Richard Bratby about this incredible work: Janácek's musical language; his parallels to Wagner; and why grown adults would want to see an opera about talking animals. Longborough Festival Opera's Emerging Artist production of The Cunning Little Vixen will now take place in 2021. Thanks to Stuart …
Duration (h:m:s): 45:28
In this episode, writer and librettist Sophie Rashbrook chats to historian Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough and soprano Lee Bisset, who was set to have been Brünnhilde in Wagner's Die Walküre at Longborough in the postponed 2020 season. In their discussion they explore the roles and mythical origins of Wagner’s women. For further reading, see Eleanor's list in the Guardian of top …
Duration (h:m:s): 33:29
In this episode, music journalist Richard Bratby chats to Longborough's Music Director Anthony Negus and bass-baritone Paul Carey Jones, who was scheduled to sing Wotan in Wagner's Die Walküre at Longborough in the postponed 2020 season. In their discussion they trace Wotan's journey through Wagner's Ring cycle. Thanks to Stuart Essenhigh on trumpet in the introduction. You can hear Paul …
Duration (h:m:s): 0:43
Welcome to the Longborough podcast. Artistic Director Polly Graham introduces Longborough Festival Opera, a 500-seat homegrown theatre in the Cotswolds. Our podcast series was born out of the Covid lockdown. We'll be welcoming lots of our friends from the world of opera and the arts, including singers, players, directors, conductors and more, for what will be some thought-provoking discussions. We …