Classically Speaking

By Nashville Public Radio

Go behind the scenes of classical music in Nashville. Musician Colleen Phelps takes you backstage for interviews with composers, conductors, and instrumentalists to give you an in-depth look at life in the orchestra, on the stage, and behind an instrument. Get closer to the music and musicians behind classical music in Music City.

  1. 1.
    Classically Speaking: Titus Underwood And The Oboe In The Easy Bake Oven
    23:58
  2. 2.
    Classically Speaking: The 51 Percent
    22:29
  3. 3.
    Classically Speaking: Maurice Ravel's Wonderful World of Childhood Tantrums
    22:11
  4. 4.
    Classically Speaking: Synth Patches, Spy Games, and Songs In Code - Composing ‘Call Of Duty’
    19:21
  5. 5.
    Classically Speaking: Leila Adu And The Fierce Guardian Of Compassion
    20:10
  6. 6.
    Classically Speaking: Love, Magic, And A Mechanical Tree
    20:44
  7. 7.
    Classically Speaking: A Bubble, A Chapel, And 30 Million Hearing Lessons And Carols
    23:51
  8. 8.
    Classically Speaking: A Word On Beethoven's Nine
    27:28
  1. 9.
    Celebrating Beethoven, On The Count Of Four
    21:33
  2. 10.
    Classically Speaking: Harpist Parker Ramsay Pulled Some Strings
    22:38
  3. 11.
    Classically Speaking: Wide Awake With Pianist Lara Downes
    20:37
  4. 12.
    Three Superconductors Take On 2020
    19:39
  5. 13.
    Classically Speaking: Bespoke Music Making With Jennifer Higdon
    23:54
  6. 14.
    Classically Speaking: Joann Falletta, A Pair Of Lovers, And A Waltz
    23:18
  7. 15.
    Classically Speaking: Not A Moment Too Soon - Joel Thompson and "The Seven Last Words Of The Unarmed"
    21:42
  8. 16.
    Music Should Face The Moment - Garrett McQueen And Scott Blankenship
    23:09
  9. 17.
     Video And The Radio Star
    9:57
  10. 18.
    Erin Hall And The Great Comeback
    9:18
  11. 19.
    The Happy Hour Expert, Harpist Kirsten Agresta Copley
    9:33
  12. 20.
    Safe At Home And Making Music
    9:35
  13. 21.
    Two Horns Take The Stage
    27:47
  14. 22.
    Jazz In C
    25:53
  15. 23.
    Clara Schumann's 200th Birthday Party, Part 2
    21:07
  16. 24.
    Clara Schumann's 200th Birthday Party, Part 1
    26:37
  17. 25.
     Stephen Hough And The Seven “Con Fuoco”
    24:23
  18. 26.
    For Rhiannon Giddens, There Is No Other
    24:12
  19. 27.
    Cristina Spinei’s Music For Dance
    19:18
  20. 28.
    The Tearjerkers
    25:57
  21. 29.
    After Inspiration, Before Notation
    23:51
  22. 30.
    Hearing Beethoven
    19:50
  23. 31.
    Hannibal Lokumbe and the Sacred Covenant of Music
    25:18
  24. 32.
    Cheap Trills Live At PodX
    43:30
  25. 33.
    Ben Folds Is The Rock Star Who Wrote A Concerto
    22:22
  26. 34.
    Heart Is There
    23:43
  27. 35.
    A Fiddle Has Strings
    17:57
  28. 36.
    Roller Coaster In G Minor
    18:24
  29. 37.
    Rhiannon Giddens Hath Her Wish, Hast Thy Will
    22:12
  30. 38.
    The Youngest Organist In Methodism
    18:54
  31. 39.
    That Sounds Different
    26:35
  32. 40.
    Love, Magic And A Mechanical Tree
    20:09
  33. 41.
    Playing Hope And History
    18:58
  34. 42.
    Once More The Fate Motive
    23:45
  35. 43.
    Thus Spoke The Timpanist
    24:49
  36. 44.
    And There Was Light
    21:17
  37. 45.
    For The Hundredth Time
    18:42
  38. 46.
    Christopher Rouse Does Not Play An Instrument
    24:37
  39. 47.
    Trailer
    1:42

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