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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!  

Oct 25, 2017

Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as we take a deep dive into Brahms' massive final symphony.  We'll explore the secret messages possibly encoded into the symphony, the battle between conservatism and progressivism that marked Brahms' whole compositional life, the way Brahms was both a visionary and...


Oct 19, 2017

Part 2 of The Week of the Voice is here with the incredible bass-baritone Eric Owens!  As you can imagine, we talk about the joy of getting to play bad guys in opera, his professional-level oboe playing(!!), conducting, the future of classical music, and the art of getting into character.  If you've never heard Eric...


Oct 17, 2017

Welcome to the Week of the Voice!  Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein, back from a brief illness-inspired hiatus(!), as he welcomes in the amazing Mezzo-Soprano Sasha Cooke for a chat about Mahler, about singing opera versus recitals, preparation, text, traveling, contemporary music, and improv comedy!  This is...


Oct 4, 2017

Join conductor and host Joshua Weilerstein as we dive into the incredible stories of 10 female composers of the past, from Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn, to Dame Ethel Smyth and Rebecca Clarke.  The stories of what these women often had to overcome in order to write the wonderful music that they did is...