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Dec 22, 2014

Flute player and conductor of Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko, demonstrates some favorite flutes from his collection. He takes us from the modern flute through the renaissance, baroque, classical and romantic periods. Some are copies of historical instruments made by modern instrument makers, and some are...


Dec 4, 2014

This episode is about the newly released recording of Mozart's opera, Cosi fan tutte, by Russian orchestra MusicAeterna and conductor, Teodor Currentzis. This recording was made over two weeks in January in Perm, a Russian provincial city close to the Ural Mountains.

Marie talks about her experience making this...


Nov 18, 2014

Flutist and conductor, Alexis Kossenko, joins the program to discuss the melding of his two passions. He chats about his early life and how he got started on the flute at an unusually early age. Although he had an early and precocious interest in conducting, he explains how that came later after he had already...


Nov 3, 2014

Goth-chic fashion designers and baroque violinists, Vivien and Olivia Steindler, join the podcast to talk about how they think about fashion as an art form and how they started their clothing and jewelry brand, Voriagh. They are sisters, and discuss their early lives, influences, and their early passions for...


Oct 20, 2014

It is an experience to play 4 different Rossini operas in one season. Marie talks about the four different productions that Ensemble Matheus played this season throughout Europe on historical instruments - and what the culture of theater life was like in Rossini's 19th century Italy when these works were...