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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!  

May 30, 2017

Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as he welcomes violinist, composer, comedian, actor, and renaissance man Aleksey Igudesman of the classical music comedy duo Igudesman and Joo, for a discussion of modern classical music, programming, audiences, comedy, plus his new app, Music Traveler!  This was a really fun...


May 23, 2017

Join your host, conductor Joshua Weilerstein, as he welcomes Aram Demirjian, the Music Director of the Knoxville Symphony, and Matt Szymanski, the Founder and Music Director of Phoenix, to discuss an article that roiled the classical music scene just a few years ago: Baldur Bronnimann's "10 things to change about...


May 16, 2017

Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as he takes you through Rachmaninoff's last work and his greatest masterpiece, the Symphonic Dances.  Written in 1940, the music reflects a world at war and marks a completely stylistic change for the famously romantic composer.  We will dig inside the music, exploring the...


May 9, 2017

He needs no introduction - one of the greatest artists of our time, Itzhak Perlman joins Sticky Notes to talk about teaching, playing, conducting, keeping things fresh, vibrato, style, taste, food, childhood, and so much more.  Then, at around 42:00, Toby Perlman joins us to talk about the Perlman Music Program,...


May 2, 2017

Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as he takes you through each era of classical music(Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary).  We're going to cover approximately 1170 years of music in 60 minutes, from Kassiani and Hildegard, to Bach and Beethoven, to Brahms and Tchaikovsky,...