Beethoven walks into a bar...

By Kansas City Symphony

A brand new podcast of the Kansas City Symphony, "Beethoven walks into a bar..." features our musicians in a lighthearted exploration into the wild world of orchestral music and life in a professional symphony orchestra.

  1. 1.
    #Trendsetter with Raymond Santos
    45:26
  2. 2.
    Spring Short: Michael Gordon and Father Paul Turner
    43:39
  3. 3.
    Spring Short: Stephanie Brimhall and Alex Espy
    47:43
  4. 4.
    Spring Short: Jason Seber and Teddy Abrams
    33:36
  5. 5.
    The Perfect Date Night
    45:30
  6. 6.
    Happy Birthday to Us!
    40:42
  7. 7.
    Say "Cello" to Susie Yang
    43:14
  8. 8.
    Celebrating Composers of Color
    57:01
  1. 9.
    Adam Schoenberg Still Likes Tequila
    46:27
  2. 10.
    Probing Questions with Larry Rachleff
    55:32
  3. 11.
    Kristi Velicer - THE MC Hammer
    54:16
  4. 12.
    From NASCAR to Wynton Marsalis with Julian Kaplan
    56:11
  5. 13.
    Season Three Premiere with Danny Beckley
    42:06
  6. 14.
    Year in Review: 2020
    47:45
  7. 15.
    Name that Christmas Carol with David and Fabrice
    49:27
  8. 16.
    Music for the Moment with Nico Muhly
    53:33
  9. 17.
    It's settled...the Harp is a Percussion Instrument
    51:20
  10. 18.
    Name that Percussion Instrument with Buckets N Boards
    53:12
  11. 19.
    Beethoven Walks into a Bah - with Aram Demirjian
    57:49
  12. 20.
    Percussion Jedi Josh Jones
    33:28
  13. 21.
    How to Parallel Park a Stage
    42:02
  14. 22.
    Beethoven Goes to Prison with Leigh Lynch from Arts in Prison
    48:03
  15. 23.
    3 Mojitos in with Beethoven, featuring violinist Nancy Zhou
    40:54
  16. 24.
    Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Beethoven with KMBC's Chief Meteorologist Bryan Busby
    48:09
  17. 25.
    Pipe Dreams with organist Jan Kraybill
    52:42
  18. 26.
    Hitting all the Chai Notes with Selene Hernandez
    41:05
  19. 27.
    Two in a Million: Symphony Spouses John and Maria
    47:47
  20. 28.
    Season One Finale: Ask Us Anything!
    55:20
  21. 29.
    “Two Flutes and Orange Soups” with Shannon Finney, associate principal flute
    50:32
  22. 30.
    Tuba or Not To Be, with Principal Tuba Joe LeFevre
    42:10
  23. 31.
    Bar Talk with Elena Lence Talley, principal librarian
    54:24
  24. 32.
    Ode to…Tequila?
    40:29
  25. 33.
    Sunburns, Otters and Pulitzer Prizes – featuring Caroline Shaw
    47:29
  26. 34.
    From the Paris without the Plains – featuring Hermon Mehari
    52:24
  27. 35.
    Bar Talk with Albert Suarez, Principal Horn
    48:10
  28. 36.
    Would Beethoven drink a Sternini?
    47:29
  29. 37.
    Resilient, indeed
    55:40
  30. 38.
    Five Minutes to Fame: Auditions
    39:51
  31. 39.
    Film + Live Orchestra…how do we do it?
    36:35
  32. 40.
    Makin' it Rain at the Symphony
    46:43
  33. 41.
    The Art of the Concert Program
    35:11
  34. 42.
    Death Metal Baby Shark and other catchy tunes
    33:36
  35. 43.
    Oh no, my tux is at the cleaners!
    35:40
  36. 44.
    Is playing a concerto like drinking alone?
    36:05
  37. 45.
    Adam Schoenberg’s bar is closed.
    36:07
  38. 46.
    Hey handsome, what are you drinking?
    26:50

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