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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!  

Feb 28, 2019

When I started writing the show this week, I realized there’s so much to get into that each movement really does deserve to have its own special show, so this week we're focusing on the second movement of Mahler 9. There are a few ways to hear this movement: as the idealization of a genuine country dance, as a pure...


Feb 14, 2019

Mahler never said that his 9th symphony was a response to the death of his daughter Maria, and never hinted at the programmatic aspects behind the symphony, Mahler's 9th has become indelibly associated with saying goodbye, to Maria, to the world, to life itself. With Maria's death, and the diagnosis of his own...


Feb 7, 2019

Benjamin Zander is a Renaissance man - he is a brilliant conductor and musician and also is a highly sought after speaker, lecturer, and teacher - his TED Talk on Leadership and the power of music has been viewed over 3.5 million times. We talked about so many things on the show, from music, to life, to how leaders...