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A podcast that explores classical music’s relevance in our modern lives. Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes will share with you stories and conversations with musicians, composers, and artistic entrepreneurs that aim to unite us into one symphonic world.

A podcast that explores classical music’s relevance in our modern lives. Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes will share with you stories and conversations with musicians, composers, and artistic entrepreneurs that aim to unite us into one symphonic world.

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United States

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A podcast that explores classical music’s relevance in our modern lives. Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes will share with you stories and conversations with musicians, composers, and artistic entrepreneurs that aim to unite us into one symphonic world.

Language:

English

Contact:

6153647656


Episodes

Classical Holiday Film Scores with Devin Patrick Hughes

1/4/2022
The holidays are a great time to catch up on all our favorite movies, and many of these films wouldn’t enjoy the popularity they do without their amazing soundtracks! Today on One Symphony, I wanted to share with you some of my Holiday Film Score favorites! I’d like to thank our new sponsors including Kevin, Kim, Dana, Dennis, and Sound Espressivo Online Global Music Competition for their support to make One Symphony possible. Join conductor Devin Patrick Hughes as he explores some classical...

Duration:00:30:08

Tchaikovsky‘s Nutcracker - A Guided Tour

12/6/2021
Back by popular demand! Devin breaks down Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker. It wouldn’t be the Christmas Holiday in the western world without the magical sounds of the Nutcracker, composed by the great Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and centering around Clara, a young girl who falls in love with a Nutcracker Prince and conjures an epic battle against a Mouse King with Seven Heads. We’ll travel into the fantastical worlds of Tchaikovsky, writer and musician E.T.A. Hoffmann, and choreographer...

Duration:00:31:18

Matthew Detrick & Apollo’s Muse

11/19/2021
Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes interviews Matthew Detrick, who is a violinist and entrepreneurial leader in the professional arts world, and founded and serves as executive and artistic director of the Apollo Chamber Players, which is an internationally-acclaimed chamber music ensemble serving millions around the world in the realm of creative, programmatic performance, and through commissions of multicultural new music. Apollo Chamber Players includes Matthew J. Detrick, violin, Founder,...

Duration:00:41:09

Tracy Silverman, electric violinist and classical music Rock-Star

10/28/2021
Tracy Silverman, electric violin virtuoso and pioneer, and conductor Devin Patrick Hughes speak about “The Agony of Modern Music,” the history of how many strings came to be on the violin, Tracy’s debut with the Chicago Symphony, his stint as a musical Olympian, how to not achieve perfection, playing like Ray Charles, Jascha Heifetz, and Jimi Hendrix. He also discusses his collaborations with Terry Riley, John Adams and his Electric Violin Concerti, and his album Between the Kiss and the...

Duration:00:58:15

Holly Mulcahy, Violinist and Classical Music Catalyst

9/24/2021
Holly Mulcahy, violinist and thought leader in classical music speaks with conductor Devin Patrick Hughes. They discuss what classical music can learn from the wine industry, programming for modern audiences, playing for prisoners, pandemic revelations, and tools to create classical music accessibility, including when to clap, and bringing kids to the symphony. Also featured on the show is Holly’s performance of George Clinton’s Rose of Sonora! Holly Mulcahy is an in-demand American violin...

Duration:00:48:05

Siwoo Kim Violin Virtuoso & Entrepreneur

9/14/2021
Siwoo Kim, violinist and Devin Patrick Hughes, conductor speak about the violin virtuoso’s early life, his mindset instilled from his mother, Siwoo’s approach to phrasing, singing, and repertoire, as well as VIVO Music Festival, composers that excite us, and the music that make’s us cry. Other topics include teachers and collaborating with composers and musicians. Violinist SIWOO KIM has been described as “incisive” and “compelling” by The New York Times and playing with “stylistic...

Duration:00:46:30

Fire and Light with composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

9/7/2021
Composer Jerod Tate and conductor Devin Patrick Hughes discuss Chickasaw musical culture, Jerod’s influences and how composers are plugged into ethnicity and national identity, along with growing up with Stravinsky, Bartok, Barber, and Liszt. They also chat about Jerod’s compositional process for some of his most performed works, American Indian hymns and much more. Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate is a classical composer, citizen of the Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma and is dedicated to the...

Duration:01:03:27

Anna Clyne Composer, The Sound of Beauty

8/25/2021
Composer Anna Clyne joins conductor Devin Patrick Hughes on One Symphony. They discuss Anna’s influences like Stravinsky, Steve Reich, and Arvo Part, composing based on poetry from Rumi to Shakespeare, along with silence in music, symphonic programming, repurposing material from others or yourself, and a way for a composer to be in the room with an orchestra from anywhere in the world! Anna Clyne is a GRAMMY-nominated composer of acoustic and electro-acoustic music. Described as a “composer...

Duration:00:52:58

Composer Jack Frerer’s Musical Wit

7/29/2021
Composer Jack Frerer joins conductor Devin Patrick Hughes on One Symphony today. They speak about the secret sauce to writing great music, conducting and composing teachers, comedy in music, how rock guitar and music theory make a great classical composer, and much more! The music of Australian composer Jack Frerer has been performed around the world, including the Arapahoe Philharmonic, Nashville Symphony, and Albany Symphony. Although still a young composer at the age of 26, Jack has...

Duration:01:18:37

It’s Legendary: Rapper Lightskin Legend in conversation with Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes

7/9/2021
Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes interviews rapper Lightskin Legend on One Symphony today. Change is a mission statement for the charismatic 21 year-old Lightskin Legend, whose high aspirations to change the genre of hip hop and create social movement around the world drive his creative inspiration. A graduate of Rhodes College and master’s student at the University of San Diego but originally from Colorado, Grayson Walker is the grandson of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker and...

Duration:00:30:51

Michelle DeYoung, Mezzo & Musical Enchantress

5/5/2021
I am so excited today to be speaking with the globetrotting mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung. One of the most exciting artists of her generation, Michelle appears frequently with the world’s top orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony, and the Concertgebouw orchestra....

Duration:00:38:08

Edgar Girtain, Composer in Isolation

5/3/2021
I’m excited to share with you my interview with the fantastic composer and educator Edgar Girtain. I had a blast recording this interview, and I’m sure you’ll get a kick out Edgar’s passions and insights. I wanted to give all my listeners a heads up on this episode that there is some more colorful language and a depiction of a historical murder during the show. So if you have kids in the room or may find this content at all offensive, you may want make necessary adjustments. That being said,...

Duration:01:04:38

Barbara Harbach, an American Melodist

3/30/2021
The distinguished American composer Barbara Harbach spent her career as a performer, professor, creator of symphonies, operas, string orchestra works, musicals, chamber music, silent film scores, ballets and much more. For decades she has been a trailblazing advocate for women in the arts. Her music can be found on many major labels such as MSR Classics, Naxos & Albany Records, and many more, with two upcoming album releases of chamber and orchestral music! Barbara holds degrees from Yale...

Duration:00:52:43

The Emergence of Electronics in Symphonic Music - with John Clay Allen

3/2/2021
Devin speaks with John Clay Allen about musicians and composers who were pioneers in bridging electronic and acoustic sounds, especially around the symphony orchestra. John Clay Allen is a composer, pianist, educator & explorer on the fringes where classical music meets electronic music. Originally from Ruidoso, New Mexico, his music is a synthesis of post-minimalist and spectralist styles, with an underlying predilection for the romantic. His music values the timbral and textural over the...

Duration:00:50:58

Radical Love, a Conversation with Dominique Christina

1/12/2021
Dominique Christina is a writer, performer, educator, activist, Mother, troublemaker, agitator, social commentator, star volleyball player, and was a high school and college teacher for ten years. She was the National Poetry Champion in 2011 and Women of the World Slam Champion in 2012 and 2014. Dominique can be found speaking online on TEDX and also on HBO’s High Maintenance. Her books, available everywhere include: -The Bones, the Breaking, the Balm, a Colored Girls Hymnal -Anarcha Speaks...

Duration:00:49:33

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker - A Guided Tour

12/23/2020
Devin breaks down Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker. It wouldn’t be the Christmas Holiday in the western world without the magical sounds of the Nutcracker, composed by the great Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and centering around Clara, a young girl who falls in love with a Nutcracker Prince and conjures an epic battle against a Mouse King with Seven Heads. We’ll travel into the fantastical worlds of Tchaikovsky, writer and musician E.T.A. Hoffmann, and choreographer Marius Petipa as we bring...

Duration:00:31:18

The Silent Musician, a conversation with conductor Mark Wigglesworth

12/16/2020
Devin speaks with award winning, internationally renowned, and in-demand conductor of symphonic and operatic repertoire, and writer Mark Wigglesworth. Mark’s conducting skills and passions take him equally formidably from the music of Mozart all the way to the present day. Maestro Wigglesworth has some incredible recordings featuring all fifteen Shostakovich Symphonies, Mahler’s Sixth Symphonies, Britten’s opera Peter Grimes, and many more. Mark has recently released an incredible book...

Duration:00:54:21

The Artist & the Composer, a conversation with Will Day and Jonathan Bingham

12/7/2020
Devin speaks about contemporary and historical interactions between music and the art world, featuring two creative entrepreneurs that are paving the way in their respective fields, Contemporary visual artist Will Day, and composer Jonathan Bingham. Jonathan discusses his formative inspirations, including the music of John Williams. Will Day's wife, Aimee, barely survived the 9/11 attacks in tower two and this profoundly affected him as he became an architect and then visual artist. Their...

Duration:00:49:24

Jenni Brandon, a Musician’s Composer

11/2/2020
In Devin’s interview with composer Jenni Brandon, they discuss composing for soloists and small ensembles, including health and wellness for musicians, and the music of Jenni Brandon, highlighting her Fives Frogs which will have it’s Colorado premiere with the Arapahoe Philharmonic. Jenni Brandon is a consummate composer, conductor, singer & collaborator. She has received commissions to write for soloists, small ensembles, opera companies and orchestras. Jenni has had her works performed at...

Duration:00:45:35

Edward Dusinberre, first violin in the Takács String Quartet

10/12/2020
Devin interviews Edward Dusinberre, first violin in the legendary Takács String Quartet, author of Beethoven for a Later Age: Living with the String Quartets, and Christoffersen Faculty Fellow and Artist-in-Residence at the University of Colorado College of Music. The interview was excerpted from a preconcert interview from a performance. Devin and Edward speak about playing it safe for ensembles, the lab that is the string quartet, Beethoven and his metronome markings, and how playing in a...

Duration:00:19:54