35 Best Classical Music Podcasts
Classical Music Podcasts
Here are 35 Best Classical Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Sticky Notes
Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone. Whether you are a beginner just looking to get into classical music but don't know where to start, or a seasoned musician interested in the lives and ideas of your fellow artists, this podcast is for you. The show will feature interviews with the top artists of today, in-depth looks at specific pieces from the repertoire, and deep dives into each era of classical m
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2. Crushing Classical
Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. Tracy dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves.
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3. The Gramophone podcast
London, England, UK
From its peerless and fearless reviews to its penetrating interviews with the world's leading classical music artists, Gramophone has drawn on the talents of some of the finest writers on music for more than 90 years, and continues to do so.
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4. Your Classical
Saint Paul, Minn.
Your Classical, from American Public Media, is a collection of curated streams, unique programs and relevant features to promote calm and focus. Whether you're relaxing after work, lulling your baby to sleep, or even powering through a tough workout,we're here for you, with classical music for all of life's moments. Tap into our collection of expertly selected pieces and listen to the world's most enduring music.
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5. A Minute with Miles
Columbia, South Carolina, US
How did the piano get its name? Why can't you 'reach' a crescendo? Who invented opera-and why-and how do you pronounce 'Handel'? These and countless other classical music questions are answered on South Carolina Public Radio's A Minute with Miles. Hosted by longtime NPR commentator Miles Hoffman, the segments inform and entertain as they provide illuminating 60-second flights through the world of classical music.
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6. Modern Classical Music Podcast
Modern Classical Music compiles nothing but hour-long mixes of pure modern classical music, contemporary classical music, instrumental music, electro-acoustic, and acoustic music with zero talking and zero ads.
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Play⋅ 1.6K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Mar 2017 Get Email Contact More
7. Classical Music Discoveries
Proudly Sponsored by La Musica International Chamber Music Festival in Sarasota Florida and Uber.
Play⋅ 186.9K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 70 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact More
8. Classical Fix
The podcast for classical newbies. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
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9. Piano Puzzler
Every week on Performance Today, Bruce Adolphe re-writes a familiar tune in the style of a classical composer. We get one of our listeners on the phone, and our caller listens to Bruce play his Piano Puzzler. They then try to do two things: name the hidden tune and name the composer whose style Bruce is mimicking. From American Public Media.
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10. YourClassical Daily Download
Add free classical music to your collection, every weekday.
Play⋅ 23.8K⋅ 3.1K ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ May 2021 Get Email Contact More
11. The Classical Music Pod
Timmy Fisher and Sam Poppleton present classical music news, reviews, anecdotes, and analyses. Is this the best classical music podcast produced in a Brixton bedroom? We think so.
Play⋅ 447 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 46 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact More
12. Introductions by WFMT
Chicago, Illinois, US
Introductions are WFMT's weekly Saturday morning program that features talented pre-college classical musicians in the Chicago area. Soloists and chamber ensembles perform live in WFMT's Levin Performance Studio. The program also features youth music competition winners.
Play⋅ 18.9K⋅ 6.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
13. New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher
Saint Paul, Minnesota, US
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
Play⋅ 23.9K⋅ 3.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
14. Melanated Moments in Classical Music
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Melanated Moments in Classical Music is a new podcast that shines a spotlight on musical works composed by, for, and about people of color. Melanated Moments is hosted by international opera soprano Angela Brown and music sociologist Joshua Thompson. For some listeners, Melanated Moments will uncover a hidden trove of classical music they never knew existed. For those with a deep knowledge of the genre, stories reflecting the cultural context of the African Diaspora will give a fresh voice to black contributions in the world of classical music.
Play⋅ 6.6K⋅ 11.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
15. Impolite to Listen
Classical music taken out of the ivory tower and into the town square. Podcast hosted by Chris Arkin and Sridhar Bhagavathula. Eavesdrop on Chris Arkin (trumpet, piano) and Sridhar Bhagavathula (flute) as they have freewheeling, entertaining conversations about classical music and other broadly related topics. This podcast is informative and accessible to all, whether one is a student, an aficionado, or a layman. All ears welcome!
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16. Naxos Classical Spotlight
Naxos Classical Spotlight explores the world of classical music. Along the way host Raymond Bisha shares the stories about the music, and the musicians who make it. To know more on this, subscribe with us.
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17. Thoroughly Good Podcast
London, England, UK
Artists, writers, and audience members talk about classical music and the concert-going experience.
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18. MUSIC TO MY EARS
Bristol, England, UK
BBC Music Magazine's brand new podcast, Music to my Ears, features a series of interviews with well-known classical musicians and composers about their musical passions and discoveries. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to ensure you never miss an episode.
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19. Marking Up
London, England, UK
Welcome to 'Marking Up,' a podcast produced by the newly merged organisation Southbank Sinfonia at St John's Smith Square. The first four-episodes are led by members of the 2020 fellowship who explore matters including the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on their work as young professionals, the issue of funding within the arts and the importance of diversifying traditional orchestral programming.
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20. Classical WSMR - Florida's Classical Music Station
Classical WSMR, 89.1 and 103.9, based in west-central Florida, features the finest performances of classical music, 24 hours a day, with special features and live performances by internationally acclaimed musicians.
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21. The David Taylor Podcast
Yorkshire, New York, US
Welcome to the David Taylor Podcast, hosted by arts entrepreneur, Forbes 30 under 30, CEO and public speaker David Taylor. On this podcast you'll find a mix of interviews with other people making waves in the music industry, keynote speeches and talks on the music business and music careers, as well as Q and A chats, and David's current thoughts on the music world and classical music.
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22. The Great Composers Podcast - A classical music podcast
This classical music podcast explores the history and lives of some of western classical music's most famous composers and musicians. Classical music is filled with very colorful personalities and riddled with drama of all kinds, from political intrigue to failed romances and everything in between. Through the course of the show, we will discuss composers and musicians from the distant past all the way to the present, beginning with the greatest, JS Bach.
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23. Classical Kids Corner
Melissa Dundis presents YourClassical Kids Corner, a presentation of classical music for kids (and their grown-ups). Our goal is to ask questions that will help families explore classical music together!
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24. The Classical Gabfest
A weekly discussion about the ever-changing world of classical music. Hosts: Tiffany Lu, Kensho Watanabe, and William White.
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25. Attention to Detail: The Classical Music Listening Guide
Classical music can be intimidating to newcomers and frequent concertgoers alike. Attention to Detail introduces practical techniques for finding meaning, enjoyment, and confidence in the process of listening to classical music that everyone can use, regardless of background.
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26. Surviving Classical Music
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Ever wonder what a full-time, professionally-trained classical musician's life is really like? How do we get gigs and prepare for them? What do we eat for dinner if we haven't worked in a month (caviar, obvs.)?Join Andrew Burn and Grace Newcombe every Tuesday for a chat about what it's like living as a freelance musician, and how we got here in the first place.
Play⋅ 820⋅ 244 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact More
27. INSIDE THE NOTES | A podcast for musicians
Inside the Notes is a classical music podcast. We interview many of the world's greatest performers. Here they share their memories and tell their story.
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28. That Classical Podcast
London, England, UK
The Guardian described That Classical Podcast's Kelly and Chris as 'the twentysomethings making classical music hilarious'. On each episode the pair share their passion and knowledge of this genre in a refreshingly quirky and witty way. Aiming to bring classical music to as diverse an audience as possible, their shows include: 'Football Opera and Century-Straddlers: The Romantic Period', 'Opium-Cheese Nightmares and Opening-Up Music: Berlioz & Mendelssohn'.
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29. Con Fuoco: A Podcast about Classical Music and its Future
Con Fuoco is a podcast about the field of classical music and its future. The objective of the podcast is to discuss the current state of the field of classical music and where it is headed in the future. Each episode will center around one question regarding our world of classical music, which I discuss with a guest who I believe can offer insight and answers into each subject and its future. The aim of this podcast is not to answer these questions, but to spark conversations about who we are.
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30. K-BACH's This Week in Classical Music
This Week in Classical Music, hosted by K-BACH's Randy Kinkel, keeps you up to date in the world of classical music, both performers and composers. Randy also hosts weekend programs on K-BACH. K-BACH 89.5 FM is a listener-supported public radio station broadcasting to the Phoenix metropolitan area. K-BACH is the only radio station in Phoenix that plays classical music 24/7, reaching listeners around the world who stream K-BACH online. Members keep classical music alive on K-BACH.
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Join host Sean Rice (Second Clarinet, NAC Orchestra) as he explores the world of classical music and its great composers. In this series of audio programmes you can look forward to hearing insightful commentary about upcoming NAC Orchestra programmes as well as musical excerpts and interviews with NACO musicians and guest artists.
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32. Classical Classroom Show
Seattle, Washington, US
There's a rumor going around that classical music is hoity toity. At the Classical Classroom podcast, we beg to differ. Come learn with classical music newbie Dacia Clay and the music experts she invites into the Classical Classroom.
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33. Classical Podcasts
Classical Podcasts is for people who love to listen to classical music and want to explore music they may not have. This website was created to help music lovers achieve both goals. We are uniquely able to fulfill this mission because we bring together two exceptional resources: 1) a classical music collection representing every historical period from biblical times to the present 2) the expertise of some of the best professional music commentators, musicians, and composers involved.
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Classical Music Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|American Public Media||yourclassical.org||304|
|Classical Music Discoveries||khedgecock.podomatic.com||292|
|American Public Media||yourclassical.org||275|
|American Public Media||yourclassical.org||106|
|American Public Media||yourclassical.org||78|
|Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast||audioboom.com||78|
|Canada's National Arts Centre||nac-cna.ca||60|
|The Classical Gabfest||cgf.buzzsprout.com||52|
Classical Music Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Classical music podcast||10|
|Inside the notes||9|
|Inside the notes podcast||5|
|Metropolitan opera orchestra||2|
|Daniel hege conductor||1|
|Witchita symphony orchestra||1|
|Rob weir bassoon||1|
|San francisco symphony||1|
|Christoph-mathias mueller conductor||1|
|Jennifer montone horn||1|
|University of texas austin||1|
|Opus klassik award||1|
|Craig mumm viola||1|
|Beyond talent: creating a successful career in music||1|
|Weston sprott trombone||1|
|Round top festival institute||1|
|Grace browning harp||1|
|Atlanta symphony orcehstra||1|
|Bellingham festival of music||1|
|Christina smith flute||1|
|Vintage powell flutes||1|
|Quad city symphony||1|
|Juilliard preperatory division||1|
|Andrew parker oboe||1|
|Classical music career consulting||1|
Classical Music Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
Classical Music Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|UK Classical Music Podcasts||13|