A weekly conversation about classical music and culture brought to you by Kathleen Alder (entrepreneur and founder of WildKat & Noted) Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his beautiful theme music for our podcast: 'Momentum' for string orchestra by Thomas Hewitt Jones' Get in touch on Twitter @kathleenalder or @PerfectPitchKat or email: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.wildkatpr.com/ www.wearenoted.com
S02E03 Marcus Rudolf Axt: Chief Executive - Bamberg Symphony19/12/2018 Duration: 35min
In this episode I speak to Marcus Rudolf Axt: Chief Executive of the Bamberg Symphony (@bambergsymphony) Marcus talks about his career, from studying in Bayreuth (@unibt), to managing and overseeing a student opera production and a year in Bologna.Then working at Schleswig-Holstein Festival https://www.shmf.de and learning from and being mentored by Franz Willnauer. Listen out for some great advice: Ober sticht unter (I looked for a translation to this (originates from card games), something like Upper beats under?) Later he moved to Beethovenfest Bonn (https://www.beethovenfest.de/en/) and worked for Ilona Schmiel there too. After that he worked for the Berlin Phil and Sir Simon Rattle https://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/ and is now firmly set as Intendant of the Bamberg Symphony. Some valuable insights into the German market and how to rise through the ranks in the festival and orchestral market. Enjoy! The theme music in this podcast is: Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones 'Momentum' for string
S02E02 Paul Smith: Composer and CEO21/10/2018 Duration: 22min
In this episode I speak to Paul Smith @hatchmyideas Paul is co-founder of VOCES8 (@VOCES8 ), author of the VOCES8 Method and CEO of the VCM Foundation (VCMeducation). He also runs @greshamcentre in the City. His compositions and the VOCES8 Method are published by Edition Peters. The music in this podcast is: Max Richter- Recomposed (Autumn 3) Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his beautiful theme music for our podcast: 'Momentum' for string orchestra Don't forget to rate, review and contact me. @kathleenalder www.wildkatpr.com
S02E01 Gabi Swallow : Cellist04/10/2018 Duration: 33min
In this episode I speak to Gabi Swallow @gabiswallow . Cellist. Collaborator. Curator. Deputy @HamiltonWestEnd Prof @RCMlondon Junior Department. Often tours with @judithowen founding member Harmonia Consort. Mentioned are Royal College of Music London @RCMlondon and Chetham's School of Music The music in this podcast is: Ian Shaw - Shine Sister Shine (Track: Empire State of Mind) Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his beautiful theme music for our podcast: 'Momentum' for string orchestra Don't forget to rate, review and contact me. @kathleenalder www.wildkatpr.com
S1E5 Daisy Evans - Opera Director19/06/2018 Duration: 29min
In this episode Daisy Evans gives tips on how to pitch operas , how to set up a new opera company and general life hacks. Catch her production of La Traviata at Longborough Festival Opera here: https://lfo.org.uk/opera/la-traviata And find her on twitter: @Greatevans Special mentions are of @KingsCollegeLon where Daisy studied. Also a top mention for @RoyalOperaHouse @Sadlers_Wells @V_and_A @lfotweet and @danielledeniese Catch her latest @BBCFOUR documentary on female composers this Friday. Also thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones for his theme music @thewittjones You can reach me directly here @kathleenalder and dont forget to rate and review this podcast.
S1E4 Claudia Clarkson: Artist Manager05/06/2018 Duration: 34min
In this episode I speak to artist manager Claudia Clarkson @ClaudClarkson who works at Keynote Artist Management (http://keynoteartistmanagement.com/about/) in London. They have an impressive roster of clients including Hélène Grimaud and Teodor Currentzis. Claudia shares her career path from Askonas Holt to Southbank Centre via IMG and the Football Association The music in this podcast is: Thomas Quasthoff - Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Herzliebchen, trag ich dich by Felix Mendelssohn https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/auf-fl%C3%BCgeln-des-gesanges-herzliebchen-trag-ich-dich/153594940?i=153595247 Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his beautiful theme music for our podcast: 'Momentum' for string orchestra Don't forget to rate, review and contact me. @kathleenalder www.wildkatpr.com
S1E3 Justin Kantor: co Founder (le) poisson rouge in NYC31/05/2018 Duration: 29min
In this episode I speak to Justin Kantor @justinkantor - co founder of the venue (le) poisson rouge in Manhattan, NYC (@lprnyc) lprnyc.com. He talks about starting a music venue with some practical tips for setting up your own. Check out their amazing anniversary season here: http://lpr.com/?date=20180530&attrs=lpr-x Music used in this episode: 1. Do the Astral Plane - Flying Lotus @flyinglotus https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/do-the-astral-plane/367788829?i=367788945 2. Dracula - Carriage Without a Driver by Philip Glass - Michael Riesman @philipglass https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/dracula-carriage-without-a-driver/219413609?i=219413799 3. Hpshk5050 P127 - Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois @daniellanois @snares https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/hpshk5050-p127/1352018441?i=1352018446 Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his beautiful theme music for our podcast: 'Momentum' for string orchestra Don't forget to rate, review and contact me.
S1E2 - Tessa Marchington: Musician and Entrepreneur15/05/2018 Duration: 24min
In this second episode I talk to entrepreneur and musician Tessa Marchington. She gives valuable insights into her starting off, what books to read and which people she looks up to. She also is involved in Make Music Day on 21st June 2018. makemusicday.co.uk She is the founder of Music in Offices and Investec International Music Festival. Find out more about Tessa on her social media channels @marchingtessa @miolondon @InvestecIntMusF musicinoffices.com and iimf.co.uk Also a special thank you to Thomas Hewitt Jones @thewittjones for his wonderful theme music : ‘Momentum for String Orchestra’ by Thomas Hewitt Jones . You can hear a bit more this week of this beautiful piece. http://www.thomashewittjones.com/ Please don't forget to share and rate and review this podcast/ If you want to know more about me, find me on the usual social channels or via wildkatpr.com