Philharmonia Orchestra Audio Podcast: Insights
As the 2007-08 orchestral season draws to a close we go behind the scenes with Gustavo Dudamel, find out more about our Music of Today series, chat with 4 orchestral players about Brahms' 4 symphonies and speak to Richard Hickox about 'The Pilgrim's Progress'. This is part one of a two part podcast. A video feed for this podcast is available from our website or in the iTunes Music Store.
Direct download: 080603_podcast.mp3
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We launch the new orchestral season with a look at Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and a listening guide to Berlioz' Symphony Fantastique as well as details of all Philharmonia Concerts and our new CD label.
Direct download: 080901_podcast.mp3
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This month we find out more about Ralph Vaughan Williams, as the Philharmonia Orchestra prepeares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death with a series of concerts.
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We speak to Lars Vogt about performing Beethoven with Sir Charles Mackerras, visit the Stepping Stones project in a Bedford Primary School, and speak to MMSF award winner Sulki Yu.
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Esa-Pekka Salonen speaks to us about his appointment as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor to the Philharmonia Orchestra from September 2008. We also speak to the players of the Philharmonia about what this appointment means for them, and have an interview with tenor Alfie Boe.
Direct download: 080229_podcast.mp3
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Second Violinist Julian Milone welcomes in the New Year with a look forward to the Philharmonia Orchestra's plans for 2008, including a preview of the Olivier Messiaen season. Elsewhere cellist David Cohen interviews Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy and we take a look at the Creative Orchestra workshops.
Direct download: 080101_podcast.mp3
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Join double bassist, Dominic Worsley for the December video podcast. Hear from pianist and conductor András Schiff, as he speaks about his feelings for Schubert; Take a look inside the new Philharmonia Orchestra Online Shop; Follow percussionist Pete Fry for the day and receive an update on forthcoming Philharmonia Orchestra concerts.
Direct download: 071102_podcast.mp3
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Oboist Jill Crowther introduces November's podcast, which includes features on the Orchestra's Dennis Brain Anniversary concerts (and interviews with members of the Philharmonia's horn section), an extract from the Orchestra's recent performance of The Planets with Charles Dutoit and an update on forthcoming Philharmonia concerts.
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Join flautist Paul Edmund-Davies as he takes us behind the scenes with the orchestra on tour, speaks to conductor Charles Dutoit and gets the player's higlights for the forthcoming season.
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Join violinst Emily Davis as she visits the newly re-opened Royal Festival Hall, speaks to principal conductor Christoph von Dohnányi and enjoys a guided tour of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. A video podcast is also available from http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/podcasts or via iTunes.
Direct download: 070820_podcast.mp3
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