The Open Ears Project
The Open Ears Project is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, The Open Ears Project is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Surviving Classical Music or BBC Music Magazine and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2019-08-21. Since then, a total of 32 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by The Open Ears Project.
The Open Ears Project activity
The Open Ears Project seems to be on pause right now, since no episode has been published for 3 months. The last episode in The Open Ears Project, "BONUS: Tom Hiddleston on The Nutcracker", is dated 2019-12-20.
"On pause" does not mean, however, that The Open Ears Project will not resume its activity soon, nor that its episodes are less interesting than another more active source.
This editorial activity is no different from that recorded for the previous period.
The Open Ears Project in the last 36 months
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The latest epiodes from The Open Ears Project
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Duration (h:m:s): 5:06
Actor Tom Hiddleston reminisces about his childhood love of Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker and reveals that he still turns to the Russian Dance whenever he needs a shot of vitality in his day.
Duration (h:m:s): 11:43
For the final episode in our opening season of The Open Ears Project, relationship therapist Esther Perel talks about the first time she heard Fauré’s Requiem as a young woman and how it seemed to “understand” an inexpressible sadness she was carrying inside her. She describes with great tenderness the way music connects her to her mother, a survivor of the Holocaust, and …
Duration (h:m:s): 10:01
Project Coordinator Krystal Hawes explores the perfect imperfection of Maurice Ravel's Pavane pour une infante défunte. Keep listening after the episode to hear the full track.
Duration (h:m:s): 18:29
Rapper Dessa discusses how the craft, structure and emotion of Bach's Chaconne in D minor resonates through her life and work, revealing dynamic connections between classical and rap music.
Duration (h:m:s): 5:27
Actor Jesse Eisenberg talks about how a trip to Poland led him to discover not only more about his family history and the holocaust, but the music of Frédéric Chopin, in particular the Etude Opus 10, No. 1. Keep listening after the episode to hear the full track.
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon gives moving insight into his long and inspiring journey with the music of Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto. Keep listening after the episode to hear the full track.
Duration (h:m:s): 12:58
TV producer Megan Reid talks about Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel helped spark a lifelong obsession with ballet. Keep listening after the episode to hear the full track.
Duration (h:m:s): 8:23
Broadcaster Terrance McKnight links family, art, a late Beethoven piano bagatelle, and the extraordinary poetry of Langston Hughes.
Duration (h:m:s): 13:45
Architect Daniel Libeskind reflects on the healing power of music and architecture and reveals his lifelong obsession with the dazzling Toccata and Fugue by JS Bach.
Duration (h:m:s): 5:42
New York City art teacher Justin Jackson talks about how Edvard Grieg’s In the Hall of the Mountain King inspired him as a child to march around the living room, and how he shares that excitement with his young students as he passes on his love of creativity, imagination, and the arts. Keep listening after the episode to hear the full …