30 episodes

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.

The Classical Music Pod Timmy Fisher & Sam Poppleton

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    • 4.9, 38 Ratings

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.

    Julius Eastman and Aurora’s Heavenly Spheres

    Julius Eastman and Aurora’s Heavenly Spheres

    Sam and Tim dissect one of Julius Eastman’s most controversially titled works, catch up with the gang from Living Room Live and discuss spherical music with the Founder and Principal Conductor of the Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon.

    • 56 min
    Touring in the Wake of COVID–19

    Touring in the Wake of COVID–19

    The boys take a closer look at the jet-set nature of the classical music industry, and ask whether the current crisis presents an opportunity to make some changes.

    • 39 min
    Does Harry Christophers Live in a Castle?

    Does Harry Christophers Live in a Castle?

    Tim and Sam are back with special guests Harry Christophers and Katy Hill of The Sixteen to talk about their latest video and podcast, Choral Chihuahua – PLUS Sam reveals the only piece of music impossible to perform during lockdown.

    • 36 min
    Swanning About, with Gabriel Prokofiev

    Swanning About, with Gabriel Prokofiev

    Tim and Sam unwrap Sibelius’s mighty Fifth Symphony, review the latest disc from Duo Tandem and speak to composer Gabriel Prokofiev about creativity in quarantine.

    • 50 min
    Jess Gillam and the Meath

    Jess Gillam and the Meath

    The boys chat to Jess Gillam about her David Bowie obsession, why's she’s denounced Morrissey, and her new project – the Virtual Scratch Orchestra. They also pay a visit to the Meath Epilepsy Charity, and speak to bass Brindley Sherratt about the fundraiser concert he’s organised for the organisation.

    • 53 min
    Pod in the Time of Coronavirus

    Pod in the Time of Coronavirus

    In these unprecedented times the boys do their utmost to find a silver lining: Tim speaks to a few of those giving live-stream concerts from their living rooms; Sam shows how Papa Haydn ‘unexpectedly’ laid the groundwork for the Romantic ‘genius’; and the pair give tips on what YOU can do to keep the industry afloat.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

Arif6996 ,

Brilliant (Duo Tandem)

What an exceptional beautiful album for classical guitar listeners. Need more stars to rate this unique album .

RosieBuckland101 ,

Musosphere Magic!

Such an insightful and novel take on really relevant and interesting topics. You boys know your stuff! I would recommend this to everyone who is interested in classical music ! Great

Nursebetty1995 ,

Blown away

These cheeky chaps are so great. Give them
a listen. By far the best classical music pod out there. The analysis is particularly fun and they always get really interesting people to interview. Ps are you guys single?

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