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The David Taylor Podcast

The David Taylor Podcast

By David Taylor
Welcome to the David Taylor Podcast, hosted by arts entrepreneur, Forbes 30 under 30, CEO and public speaker David Taylor. On this podcast you'll find a mix of interviews with other people making waves in the music industry, keynote speeches and talks on music business and music careers, as well as Q and A chats, and my current thoughts on the music world and classical music.
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Crispin Woodhead - OAE
I'm chatting to Crispin Woodhead, Chief Executive of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment about running an orchestra during COVID-19, whether we're living through a new digital enlightenment age, and what this all means for the future of classical music
December 7, 2020
Simon Callaghan
I'm chatting to Simon Callaghan about life during lockdown, promoting recordings during COVID-19, and collaborating with Miriam Margolyes
November 27, 2020
Katharine Dain and Sam Armstrong
I'm chatting to Katharine Dain and Sam Armstrong about their new album Regards sur L'Infini, what it's like to quarantine together as a duo, and what the future looks like.
November 24, 2020
London Mozart Players and Olivier Stankiewicz
I'm chatting to the London Mozart Players & Olivier Stankiewicz about performing digital concerts, the launch LMP Classical Club, music during lockdown and how Young Classical Artists Trust - YCAT supports musicians
October 20, 2020
London Mozart Players and Maciej Kulakowski
I'm chatting to the London Mozart Players and Maciej Kulakowski about the launch of LMP Classical Club, performing digital concerts, Young Classical Artists Trust, and life during lockdown
October 7, 2020
Scottish Opera
In this episode I talk with Composer Samuel Bordoli and Director Antonia Bain to talk about Scottish Opera's new brand new short film The Narcissistic Fish
August 31, 2020
Emmanuel Vass
In this episode I get to chat to Emmanuel Vass - "The Naked Pianist" - about his new album, how he manages and promotes himself, as well as life, the world and everything. If you haven't come across Emmanuel before he is both AMAZING and hilarious, so this really is a must listen episode
August 9, 2020
The London Mozart Players
Chatting to the London Mozart Players about their first performance together as a socially distanced orchestra which reached over 1 million people online!  We also talk about what else is coming up in the series, and what it's like to perform while socially distanced
June 29, 2020
Gwendolyn Masin
This episode I talk to Gwendolyn Masin, founder of The Exhale, an online holistic retreat for musicians! We'll be chatting about what's involved in an online retreat, and how it's helping musicians during lockdown
June 27, 2020
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
An awesome chat with Chief Exec Alistair Mackie & trombone Dávur Juul Magnussen from Royal Scottish National Orchestra about how the orchestra has gone online during lockdown, the challenges this brings, and how their audience have reacted
May 29, 2020
Julia Zilberquit
Talking to pianist Julia Zilberquit about music during lockdown, how she's adapted her work during this time, being her own agent, and celebrating both Beethoven and Tchaikovsky's birthdays
May 17, 2020
Alasdair Tait - Young Classical Artists Trust
Really excited that for this livestreamed podcast I'll to be talking to Alasdair Tait - Chief Executive of Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT)  We'll be chatting about how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting music young musicians at the beginning of their careers, how lockdown is affecting artist managers and agents, and the future of classical music
May 14, 2020
Anne Midgette
I talk to the one and only Anne Midgette about her thoughts on the current crisis in classical music during the COVID-19 pandemic, what she's up to during lockdown, her role in the #MeToo movement, and what she thinks the future of classical music will look like. If you haven't come across Anne before these are some of the highlights from her incredible career as a music journalist and critic: ✅ first woman to review classical music for the New York Times ✅ chief classical music critic for the Washington Post ✅ key figure in the #MeToo movement in classical music, including investigating high profile artists
April 25, 2020
Chad Goodman
Described as "an entrepreneur bringing innovation to classical music", Chad Goodman is currently the Conducting Fellow of New World Symphony and Assistant Conductor to the San Francisco Symphony I'll be chatting to him about his creative past, what he's up to during lockdown, his new YouTube series, and the future of classical music.
April 22, 2020
Amanda MacLeod
Livestreamed podcast with the awesome Amanda MacLeod. We'll be chatting about music during lockdown, how she's adapted her work during this time, privilege in classical music... and we'll be comparing the gin we're drinking too 😆
April 18, 2020
Fran Wilson
Chatting to Frances Wilson about an incredible 10 years of The Cross-Eyed Pianist blog, 8 years of the "Meet the Artist" series, and her thoughts on the classical music world during lockdown
April 15, 2020
Alisdair Hogarth
Chatting to Alisdair Hogarth, pianist and founder of The Prince Consort about what he's up to in lockdown, thoughts about classical music in the digital world, and the best way to create a makeshift tripod for your phone
April 13, 2020
Heather Hawken
Awesome chat today with violist Heather Hawken about life as a freelancer, her project "Heather's Plan", the music world in general, and tips for going online as a musicain
April 6, 2020
Jon Jacob
As the coronavirus is affecting everyone, I've started to chat to other people in the music world to see how they are & what they're doing during this crisis. Today I talk to Jon Jacob about starting Throughly Good, how he's coped working at home, thoughts on how classical music is doing at going online, and his predictions for the future.
April 3, 2020
Ep. 03 - Jess Gillam
Today's episode is a throwback to a chat with BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist Jess Gillam from last year
May 20, 2018
Ep. 02 - Kate Blackstone
In this week's episode I chat with clarinetist Kate Blackstone about her research into the career prospects of music students, and pushing the boundaries as part of the Kaleidoscope Orchestra
March 20, 2018
Ep. 01 - Matthew Sharp
In this week's episode I chat with cellist, actor, opera singer, director and teacher Matthew Sharp about his journey, portfolio careers and challenges facing music students
March 1, 2018