Classical Pairings gets Collected at Newfields
Host Nicholas Johnson speaks with a knowledgeable duo of curators; Philip Ponella of Indiana University and Joshua Ratliff of Newfields. They pair three amazing wines with music from all over the world and discuss how collecting is about much more than just accumulation.
Joseph Jones & Darrin Isaac Performing “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”
For this Virtual Random Act of Music, we have guitarist Joseph Jones and vocalist Darrin Isaac performing "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Joseph Jones & Darrin Isaac.
Melissa Gallant & Stephanie Hall Perform “Quatre Préludes, op. 16”
For this Virtual Random Act of Music, we have harp duo Melissa Gallant & Stephanie Hall performing "Quatre Préludes, op. 16" by Marcel Tournier.
Classical Pairings Celebrates Beethoven’s 250th with Liter House
Host Nicholas Johnson talks with Classical Music Indy's own program director Michael Toulouse as they enjoy some amazing German-style beer from head brewer Scott Ellis and the folks at Liter House. They wax poetic and pair their drinks with works by one of the most celebrated composers of all time.
Classical Pairings gets ‘cured’ with Smoking Goose
Host Nicholas Johnson speaks with Mark Ortwein, a principal bassoonist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Corrie Cook of The Smoking Goose. They talk about finding silver linings during trying times, before sampling an amazing Charcuterie array from Goose paired with some amazing compositions.
Eric Garcia performing “Syrinx” by Claude Debussy
For this Virtual Random Act of Music, we have flutist Eric Garcia performing "Syrinx" by Claude Debussy.
Classical Pairings Spaces Out at Spoke & Steele
Host Nicholas Johnson chats with executive chef Erin Gillum of Spoke & Steele along with experimental composer and musician Rob Funkhouser about creative use of space as organizations and industries adapt to the ‘New Normal.’
Classical Pairings Gets ‘Sauced’ at The Trap
Host Nicholas Johnson, along with music sociologist and pianist Joshua Thompson and Chef Oya Woodruff of The Trap, have a socially distanced conversation about how artists and entrepreneurs are paving the way forward during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Final Week of Classical Pairings Host Challenge, feat. West Fork Whiskey Co. and Eric Salazar
For our final Classical Pairings Host Challenge, we sent host Nicholas Johnson music from local artist and Classical Music Indy's director of community engagement, Eric Salazar, called "Chirp Fly Soar." He's paired it with a bourbon whiskey from West Fork Whiskey Co. to make a dark chocolate old fashioned.