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Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast

Hello and welcome to Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast!  This podcast is for anyone who loves classical music, or is just getting ready to dive in for the very first time.  Thanks so much, and I hope you enjoy it!  

Jan 17, 2018

In advance of my appearance with the New York Philharmonic this week, conducting an almost all-Ravel program, the premiere of Season 3 of Sticky Notes is devoted to the music of the French master, Maurice Ravel.  We're talking about 4 of his greatest pieces - Bolero, Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Tombeau de Couperin,...


Jan 10, 2018

Season 3 begins next week on Sticky Notes, but for now, revisit a classic from Season 1 - a deep dive into Rachmaninoff's last work and his greatest orchestral masterpiece, the Symphonic Dances.  This piece is a culmination of all of Rachmaninoff's genius, and is a testament to his orchestration, melodic gift,...


Jan 4, 2018

Imagine a beautiful painting of the sea.  Now imagine that painting transformed into 23 minutes of whirling, exciting, fantastical, and thrilling music.  That's what you get when you hear Debussy's Masterpiece, La Mer(the sea).  Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as we go through nearly every minute of this...


Dec 28, 2017

Take a look back at one of the classic episodes of Season 2!  In this full-length interview with Yo-Yo Ma, we talk about how civic engagement and the arts can change the world.  We also talk about his childhood, making decisions with the cello, and so much more.  Thanks so much for listening, and have a great New...


Dec 20, 2017

Have you ever thought, "I like classical music, but I just don't know much about it!"  Have you ever been intimidated by a classical concert? Well, if that sounds like you, then this is the show for you.  I'm answering 21 questions about classical music, from "What is Classical Music?" to "How is a piece of...