This Classical Life
This Classical Life is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, This Classical Life is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like A Minute with Miles or Ideas at the House and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2019-04-01. Since then, a total of 84 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by This Classical Life.
This Classical Life activity
With 8 articles published in the last 90 days, This Classical Life is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that This Classical Life is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
This editorial activity is slowing down compared to the previous period.
The last episode in This Classical Life, "Jess Gillam with... George Harliono", is dated 2021-09-18. By 2020, this podcast had published 31 episodes (25 since the beginning of 2021). Over the past 12 months, This Classical Life has published an average of 3 episodes per month.
This Classical Life in the last 36 months
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Duration (h:m:s): 29:45
Jess Gillam and pianist George Harliono share the music they love. George introduces us to the fascinating world of Soviet composer Mikael Tariverdiev as well as Bobby Hebb's joyous dedication to his brother 'Sunny'. Missy Mazzoli writes a chorus inspired by Sardinian folk music and Itzhak Perlman lovingly performs Elgar's Salut d'amour. Plus we'll hear heart-wrenching music from Anthony and …
Duration (h:m:s): 28:22
Jess Gillam and composer Jacob Mühlrad share the music they love. Jacob introduces us to the music of Sven-David Sandström and a glistening re-mix of Josin by Kiasmos. We have some passionate tango performed by Nicola Benedetti and friends, a landscape of sound from John Cage and Missy Mizzoli tells the story of Isabelle Eberhardt. Plus some early Mahler, unfinished …
Duration (h:m:s): 29:47
Jess Gillam and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason share the music they love. Mozart takes us to heavenly plains with his Great Mass, Leroy Anderson plays a typewriter, Max Richter sends us to sleep and we'll hear some heart-wrenching cello playing from Jacqueline du Pré in Dvorak's Silent Woods. Plus Jess and Sheku discuss the iconic voices of legends Bob Marley and …
Duration (h:m:s): 29:44
Jess Gillam and conductor Jonathan Bloxham share the music they love. With a beautifully pensive tango from Piazzolla, Curtis Mayfield's life-affirming song 'Move on Up' and court jesters and curses from Verdi. Also, Anna Clyne is inspired by Persian poetry, Nick Drake sings about growing up and Haydn keeps to time. Playlist: Haydn - Symphony No. 101 in D major …
Duration (h:m:s): 28:55
Jess Gillam joins up with the Australian violinist Courtenay Cleary to share some of their favourite music, including an iconic work by Richard Strauss, a highly charged Janacek String Quartet, a spellbinding farewell from David Bowie, kaleidoscopic Australian jazz-funk and a special gift from the Aurora Orchestra. Playlist: R. Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Herbert von Karajan, Berlin …
Duration (h:m:s): 28:48
Jess Gillam joins up with American pianist Tom Weaver to share some of their favourite music, including Dvorak's Eighth Symphony, a virtuosic Vivaldi violin concerto played on the trumpet, an energetic tango by Piazzolla, plus tracks from Aerosmith and Electric Light Orchestra. Playlist: Dvorak – Symphony No.8, 3rd movement (Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra) Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion (from Toys …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:17:00
Jess Gillam and harpist Bridget Kibbey share the music they love. Greek saxophonist Alegros Gramma takes us to Morocco while Chick Corea is in Spain. Sol Gabetta plays Haydn, Martha Argerich plays Ravel plus we hear Sophie Hutchings, Portishead, Rachmaninov AND Beethoven's iconic fifth Symphony. Playlist: Beethoven – Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67; I. Allegro con brio …
Duration (h:m:s): 29:22
Jess Gillam chats to composer and producer Toby Young about the music they love. With sparkling chamber music by Paul Hindemith, a heartbreakling aria by Henry Purcell, plus we'll dip into Motown with the Four Tops and spend some time with glorious choral music from Carlo Gesualdo. Playlist: Carlo Gesualdo – Ecce vidimus eum, Responsories from 1st Nocturn (The …
Duration (h:m:s): 27:14
Jess Gillam and pianist Zeynep Özsuca talk about the music they love. With music by Robert Schumann, Handel, Stevie Wonder and Woodkid. Playlist: Robert Schumann - Piano Quintet in E flat Major, Op.44; I. Allegro brillante (Jerusalem Quartet and Alexander Melnikov) Woodkid - Iron Brahms - Symphony no. 3 (Op.90) in F major, 3rd movement; Poco allegretto (Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, Daniel …
Duration (h:m:s): 28:26
Jess Gillam is joined by composer and pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin to share the music they love. With passionate and romantic music by Rachmaninov, Chopin and Brahms, the celestial and other worldly sounds of Jennifer Higdon’s Blue Cathedral and Max Richter’s Journey CP1919, plus the powerful empowering force that is Beyonce.