VPR Classical Timeline
VPR Classical Timeline is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, VPR Classical Timeline is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Attention to Detail: The Classical Music Listening Guide or Opera Offstage and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2015-04-27. Since then, a total of 217 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by VPR Classical Timeline.
VPR Classical Timeline activity
With 2 articles published in the last 90 days, VPR Classical Timeline is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that VPR Classical Timeline 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 VPR Classical Timeline, "198 - Antonio Lauro (1917-1986)", is dated 2021-07-19. By 2020, this podcast had published 24 episodes (27 since the beginning of 2021). Over the past 12 months, VPR Classical Timeline has published an average of 3 episodes per month.
VPR Classical Timeline in the last 36 months
VPR Classical Timeline has been selected by soclassiq to be among its podcasts list because we believe that its episodes fully contribute to the knowledge of classical music and opera. Because it is up to everyone to make their own opinion, to love VPR Classical Timeline or to prefer other stories, all our visitors and members are invited to discover VPR Classical Timeline. If you like it, feel free to add it to your browser bookmarks or soclassiq bookmarks (for its members, with the button below). This will allow you to come back to it easily and regularly.
The latest epiodes from VPR Classical Timeline
Add this page to your soclassiq bookmarks
Duration (h:m:s): 3:21
Antonio Lauro always thought of himself as a composer first, not a performer. However, late in life he and his guitar embarked on a successful solo concert tour around the world. Just before his death in 1986, Lauro was given the Premio Nacional de Musica, the highest artistic award in Venezuela.
Duration (h:m:s): 3:45
Just as Bela Bartok gave a voice to the folk music of Hungary in the 20th century, Alberto Ginastera did the same for the music of Argentina. Many call Ginastera one of the most important South American composers of the past century.
Duration (h:m:s): 3:00
Originally aired - February, 6 2017 - Aaron Copland, Jean Franciax, Elliot Carter, Philipp Glass and Quincy Jones; what do all of these musicians have in common? They were all students of Nadia Boulanger. Nadia was a composer, conductor and teacher. For seven decades, out of her family’s flat in Paris, she taught some of the most influential composers of …
Duration (h:m:s): 4:00
Sometimes you run across the name of a composer you’ve never heard of before and when you read about their life and their work, you start to wonder, why? Why have I never heard of this person? That was certainly my experience when I started researching the life and work of Brazilian composer Cacilda Borges Barbosa.
Duration (h:m:s): 3:02
Originally Aired - Aug. 29, 2016 In the 19th century, composition was a man’s world. The stigma of being a female composer made it difficult for a woman’s work to be read or heard. One woman helped to break through this glass ceiling and pave the way for a generation of female composers, her name was Amy Beach.
Duration (h:m:s): 5:11
Jaime Laredo is a world-renowned violinist and conductor. I had a chance to speak with him via Zoom recently, as we are celebrating his 80th birthday and over 70 years of public performance. Jaime’s also served as the music director of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra since the year 2000. It was announced in 2019 that he would be stepping down …
Duration (h:m:s): 3:23
Besides being a composer/conductor, Carlos Chavez was also a journalist, historian and educator, guiding the course of Mexican orchestral music in the 20th century.
Duration (h:m:s): 3:00
Originally aired May 16, 2016 19th century Germany was not a hospitable environment for female composers. Nevertheless, Clara Weick-Schumann left an indelible mark with her compositions, her soulful musicianship, her inspired instruction and her influence on many major composers of her generation.
Duration (h:m:s): 3:30
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Camargo Guarnieri spent most of his career under the shadow of his name and of fellow Brazilian composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos. Like Villa-Lobos, Guarnieri brought the music of Brazil to the concert stage through symphonies, operas, dance music and song. After all, with a name like Mozart what else could you be but a composer?
Duration (h:m:s): 4:00
Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian guitarist, cellist, composer and conductor. He’s not just one of the most celebrated South-American composers of all time, but also one of the most prolific. Villa-Lobos composed over 2000 works, and his music is the soundtrack for a period of great upheaval and change for Brazil in the 20th century.