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Jon Jacob talks to artists, writers, and audience members about classical music and the concert-going experience.

Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast
Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast

Jon Jacob talks to artists, writers, and audience members about classical music and the concert-going experience. Now in its tenth year.

155: Mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston introduces her new album Battle Cry
byThoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast

Helen Charlston and Toby Carr release ‘Battle Cry’ in May 2022 – available from 27th on Delphian records featuring songs by Barbara Strozzi, Henry Purcell, John Eccles, Claudio Monteverdi & Owain Park. To coincide with the release, both performers appear at the London Festival of Baroque at St John’s Smith Square and the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. TICKETS: https://www.lfbm.org.uk/whats-on/helen-charlston-and-toby-carr

155: Mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston introduces her new album Battle Cry
154: Composer Tom Coult introduces the new opera 'Violet'
153: Composer Oliver Davis
151: The Opera Story's 'Beauty and the Seven Beasts'
150: Violinist James Ehnes
149 Southbank Director of Music Gillian Moore
148: Baritone Benjamin Appl on Winterreise
147: Ivors Composer Awards 2021
146: Clarinettist Barnaby Robson
145: Royal Overseas League Gold Medal 2021 Preview

Classical Performance – By WGBH (Active through 2018)

Classical Performance
Classical Performance

The Classical Performance podcast features the very best live classical performances, recorded by WCRB. From local up-and-comers to world-renowned masters, the Classical Performance podcast is your source for classical, on the go.

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Schumann and Romance
byClassical Performance

Robert Schumann was born in this month in 1810, so we have Krista River and Judith Gordon performing  Schumann’s great song-cycle, “Frauenliebe und Leben”, “A Woman’s Love and Life”, composed in 1840, the year Schumann married Clara Wieck.  Also on the program, Schumann’s Three Romances for Oboe and Piano, played by oboist Keisuke Wakao with pianist Christoph Eschenbach.

Robert Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben, Op.42
Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Judith Gordon, piano
Recorded in a live broadcast at WCRB’s Fraser Performance Studio on February 4th, 2008.

Robert Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 94
Keisuke Wakao, oboe; Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Recorded in a live broadcast at WCRB’s Fraser Performance Studio, March 1st, 2012

Schumann and Romance
The Passion of Rachmaninov with pianist Ya-fei Chuang
A Celebration of Maurice Ravel!
It's Mendelssohn's birthday! Let's celebrate!
Happy Birthday Mozart!
A Beethoven Birthday celebration
Mistral plays Vivaldi's ”The Four Seasons”
Tyler Duncan sings ”Songs of Travel” by Vaughan Williams
Alisa Weilerstein plays Chopin with Inon Barnatan
The Boston Early Music Festival – Retrospective

The Concert – Classical Music (Active through 2018)