Philharmonia Orchestra Audio Podcast: Insights
Julian Johnson goes behind the scenes on the Philharmonia Orchestra's new production of Berg's opera Wozzeck, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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Esa-Pekka Salonen and Magnus Lindberg discuss their friendship, collaborations and Lindberg's new work GRAFFITI which will receive its UK première at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on 1 October.
Direct download: 090918_podcast.mp3
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In our first podcast of the 2009/10 season we speak to Vladimir Ashkenazy about his career, forthcoming season opening concerts with the Philharmonia Orchestra and future concert plans.
Direct download: 090904_podcast.mp3
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Julian Johnson travels to the Belvedere Gallery in Vienna to find out more about the explosion in the arts at this time and also speaks to Michael Molnar from the Freud Museum to discover why Freud was redefining what is is to be human.
Direct download: 090601_podcast.mp3
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In May's podcast Julian Johnson explores the life and work of Gustav Mahler and we take a look at the interaction between the arts in Vienna 1900.
Direct download: 090501_podcast.mp3
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In April's podcast we speak to Lorin Maazel about his 50 years conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra, take a guided tour though Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto with Nikolai Lugansky and speak to violinist Nicola Benedetti about life as a soloist and the Sibelius Violin Concerto.
Direct download: 090401_podcast.mp3
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Esa-Pekka Salonen, Arnold Schoenberg, and the effect of popular Viennese culture.
Direct download: 090202_podcast.mp3
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Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen and the family of Arnold Schoenberg.
Direct download: 090302_podcast.mp3
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Interviews with James Ehnes and Boris Giltburg, and a look at Stravinsky's Firebird Suite
Direct download: 090114_podcast.mp3
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We delve into the paganistic and brutal world of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, and take a look at things to come in the Philharmonia's first major project with Esa-Pekka Salonen, City of Dreams: Vienna 1900-1935.
Direct download: 081103_podcast.mp3
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