Andrew Constantine interviews celebrities from behind the scenes in the classical music industry in "A Stick With A Point". This innovative and thought provoking podcast turns the spotlight on composers, directors, record producers, venue managers, radio broadcasters and many more!
The Legendary Henry Fogel
Henry Fogel has managed the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony in DC and the American Symphony Orchestra League in a career that began in the 1960s. He's still a force of nature and as active as ever! Fervent in his beliefs and with all the statistics to back up his arguments, chatting with Henry is never dull!
Eleanor Hope - Music, Management and Menuhin
The highly respected artist manager Eleanor Hope recounts her many years in the business and her time as the great Yehudi Menuhin's manager. Along the way our conversation dwells on the current state of the music business, its colourful past and optimism for the future. Nothing misses Eleanor's perceptive gaze!
Episode 4 - John Gilhooly of London's Wigmore Hal
John Gilhooly is the inspirational force behind one of the great recital venues in the world, Wigmore Hall in London. In this interview he not only speaks to the current challenges they are facing there, but also offers a fascinating insight to his personal philosophy of audience engagement. Head over to Apple podcasts, Spotify and Google to hear all about it!
Episode 3 - Stacy Garrop, a composer with a tale to tell.
Award winning composer Stacy Garrop is rapidly becoming loved and admired for her energetic and engaging musical language. In this interview she traces her path to finding her musical independence.
Classical Music on the Public Airwaves!
Jonathan Palevsky is a source of inspiration and joy to all of his listeners. Listen here to find out what makes classical music work on the public airwaves.
Keener! Record producer extraordinaire.
Andrew Keener is one of the finest and most sought after record producers in the classical music business. In this conversation AC and AK discuss what it takes to help some of the most distinguished artists in the world shape their performances for posterity, how you get there in the first place and what to do when things are getting a little tense!