Inside the Music

Join Artistic Director Derek Delaney for INSIDE THE MUSIC, now on demand via your favorite podcast app! He explores in depth some of your favorite composers and musical styles through archival recordings from the last 25 years of the series. New episodes are uploaded biweekly on Mondays starting December 4th.

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Inside the Music and all CRC programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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Further Listening

To learn more, head to our YouTube channel to view a discussion with some of our audience members about the program and dive deeper into the repertoire.

Latest Episode

7. Johannes Brahms: The Master in Miniature

Brahms: 3 Intermezzi, Op. 117
Paul Lewis, piano [3/18/2016]

Brahms: 4 Intermezzi from Klavierstucke, Op. 118
Paul Lewis, piano [11/12/2017]

Brahms: 3 Intermezzi from Klavierstucke, Op. 119
Benjamin Grosvenor [11/5/2017]

Featuring an interview with pianist Paul Lewis

All Episodes

1. Franz Schubert: The Bridge to Romanticism

Schubert: Quartet in E‐flat Major, D. 87 – Allegro moderato
Belcea Quartet [10/16/2016]

Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor, D. 402
Modigliani Quartet [2/21/2016]

Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887 – Allegro molto moderato
Doric Quartet [3/10/2017]

Featuring an interview with John Myerscough, cellist of the Doric Quartet

2. Franz Schubert: The Twilight of Genius

Schubert: Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, ‘Death and the Maiden’ – Andante con moto
Belcea Quartet [10/16/2016]

Schubert: Selections from Winterreise, D. 911
Der Lindenbaum
Die Post
Die Nebensonnen
Der Leiermann
Ian Bostridge, tenor; WenWen Du, piano [4/19/2015]

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959 – Rondo: Allegretto–Presto
Jonathan Biss [3/12/2017]

3. Frédéric Chopin: The Romantic Iconoclast

Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10
No. 10 in A‐flat Major
No. 11 in E‐flat Major
Arnaldo Cohen, piano [1/31/1999]

Chopin: Three Mazurkas, Op. 59
Jonathan Biss, piano [4/15/2009]

Chopin: Polonaise in A‐flat Major, Op. 53, ‘Heroic’
Rafal Blechacz, piano [4/8/2018]

Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
Emanuel Ax, piano [4/28/2004]

Chopin: Nocturne in C‐sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1
Emanuel Ax, piano [2/29/2008]

4. Leoš Janáček: The Slavic Modernist

Janáček: In the Mists
Molto adagio
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano [11/7/2018]

Janáček: Mladi for Winds
Members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe [3/1/1997]

Janáček: Quartet No. 2, ‘Intimate Letters’
Belcea Quartet [10/14/2018]

5. Maurice Ravel: The French Chameleon

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Très lent
Vif et agité
Brentano String Quartet [11/3/19]

Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit – Scarbo
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano [11/5/17]

Ravel: Chansons madécasses
Musicians From Marlboro [3/17/2001]
Stephanie Houtzeel, mezzo‐soprano; Demarre McGill, flute; Marcy Rosen, cello; Jonathan Biss, piano

Featuring an interview with Mark Steinberg, violinist of the Brentano Quartet

6. Béla Bartók: The Search for Identity

Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra – Allegro non troppo
Budapest Strings [11/14/1999]

Bartók: Out of Doors
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano [11/7/2018]

Bartók: Quartet No. 4
Allegretto pizzicato
Allegro molto
Ébène String Quartet [11/13/2014]

Bartók: Quartet No. 5
Scherzo: Alla bulgarese
Finale: Allegro vivace
Doric String Quartet [2/17/2019]

Featuring an interview with Jennifer Lee, Curator of Performing Arts Collections, Columbia University