Classically Speaking host Colleen Phelps was joined by a panel of musicians, activists, teachers, and clergy to discuss Joel Thompson’s choral work The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.
Our podcast Classically Speaking will be hosting a digital panel with performers, activists, clergy, and composer Joel Thompson next week, focused on Thompson’s choral/orchestral work The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.
In a world of music that none of us would have predicted five months ago, many musicians are making technology their new virtuoso skill. Others are ready to take this moment to reshape the classical canon.
Musicians have a daunting task ahead of them: facing unprecedented concert hall closures and season delays, there is a sense that the industry as a whole has been crushed. But, as violinist Erin Hall demonstrates, when a musician gets knocked down (or in her case, trips and falls), it is possible to get up again.
One year ago how many of us would have predicted that our spring would be filled with meetings and social calls over video-conference? Even happy hour, the perennial post-work get-together has been transferred, in many cases to Zoom and Google Hangouts. As Classically Speaking continues to document these unprecedented times, it felt like the right […]
While classical music has always been affected by what’s happening in the world around it, never in the industry’s history has it just completely shut down. Until now. In this moment, what is a classical music podcast supposed to do?
While the English horn and the French horn couldn’t be much more different as instruments, the Nashville Symphony has given both their time to shine, thanks to the talents of Roger Wiesmeyer and Leslie Norton.
Here in Nashville, where every genre of music is able to come together, the intersection of classical and jazz is as busy as the rest of our traffic.
The continuation of the life story of famed pianist and composer Clara Schumann, as told by Vanderbilt history professor Jim Lovensheimer during 91Classical‘s Clara Schumann 200th Birthday Festival.
To celebrate the bicentennial of one of the most important musicians of the Romantic Era, 91Classical held a two-week festival of concerts, broadcasts and storytelling in her honor. Join Vanderbilt history professor Jim Lovensheimer to learn all about the remarkable life of Clara Schumann in a special two-part episode of Classically Speaking.