Tea with Netty

Tea with Netty

What's brewing backstage with the Orchestra. Tea with Netty is the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment's new podcast hosted by viola player Annette Isserlis (Netty). Over a cuppa (or something a little stronger...), Netty chats with a variety of conductors, players and other guests as she 'spills the tea' on the side of classical music you don't normally hear.

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September 17, 2022 38 min

Rowan Pierce was one of OAE’s first intake of Rising Stars. She is indeed stellar, and very much in demand, both on the concert platform and as an opera singer. Here she talks about her musical family beginnings in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, and how her background, including amateur dramatics, shaped her approach to the profession.

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Ben Glassberg is a young conductor much in demand by several opera companies including ENO and La Monnaie, and Chloe Rooke, who has been working as his assistant on Don Pasquale at Glyndebourne this summer with OAE, is also a prodigiously talented conductor, on the threshold of her career. 

Ben has been principal conductor of Glyndebourne on Tour since 2019, and is also Music Director of Opera de Rouen and Principal Guest Conductor ...

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Jonathan Cohen has appeared with OAE as a principal cellist as well as directing from the keyboard and is currently directing Handel’s Alcina at Glyndebourne. He is a musical polymath, appearing in chamber concerts either on cello or harpsichord, and was a founder-member of the London Haydn String Quartet. His own ensemble, Arcangelo has made many prestigious recordings and appeared at major venues worldwide.

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David Blackadder, OAE’s principal trumpet, shares memories ranging from playing in a brass band as a boy via Brandenburg 2 on the natural trumpet to featuring as soloist at a Royal Wedding, with colourful incidents and thoughts along the way. 

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Steven Devine is a core member of OAE as our exceptionally versatile keyboard player, who also directs our monthly Bach, the Universe and Everything series on Sundays, as well as appearing in many of our OAE Player videos. In this episode we hear about his extraordinary pathway into the world of period instruments, as well as his thoughts on how they reflect musical history so explicitly. 

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April 8, 2022 39 min

Nick Pritchard was selected for OAE’s very first intake of our singers scheme, Rising Stars, in 2017 and has since gone on to prove his credentials and versatility with enormous panache. At this time of year one is most likely to hear him singing the Evangelist in the Bach Passions, but he is equally at home in other genres, such as oratorio, opera, lieder, contemporary music and Gilbert and Sullivan. His other passions are cake, h...

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Monica Huggett  gravitated to the baroque violin in the early 70’s, also appearing with classical and contemporary music groups, and even in sessions with the Rolling Stones! She became well-known as a soloist, leader and director, notably with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Trio Sonnerie, and appeared as soloist and director with OAE, as well as recording the Mozart violin concertos with us. More recently she ran the early Mu...

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February 11, 2022 33 min

Netty has a cuppa with Peter Whelan. Peter is a man of many parts. He used to be principal bassoon for the OAE and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and he now has his own ensemble; Ensemble Marsyas. He has directed for English Touring Opera and Irish National opera and teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 
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January 14, 2022 43 min

Matthew Rose is an extremely versatile bass opera-singer, with an enormous repertoire from Monteverdi to Wagner, and beyond. He appears all over the world, but when in the UK can be found either on a golf-course, or in the audience of concert halls.

In this episode of Tea with Netty, he divulges his musical philosophy to Netty as well as providing insight into the world of opera from the stage.

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This week, Netty is joined by Laurence Cummings; a much loved keyboard player/ director who has a long history with the OAE, including many Glyndebourne seasons. As Christmas is approaching, and therefore the season for ‘The Messiah’, Laurence shares his thoughts about his own approach to performing this. He is extremely lively and  entertaining, and even shares with us his dramatic experience of  having been flooded earlier this y...

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Netty talks to two singers on our Rising Stars of the Enlightenment scheme: Bethany Horak-Hallett and Zoe Brookshaw. The two singers will be appearing in our Demons in the Bath: Aci, Galatea e Polifemo concert at Southbank on 23 January 2022.

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This week’s guest on Tea with Netty is Donald Macleod – much loved presenter of Composer of the Week on BBC Radio 3. 

Tea with Netty is our podcast hosted by viola player Annette Isserlis (Netty). Over a cuppa (or something a little stronger…), Netty chats with a variety of conductors, players and other guests as she ‘spills the tea’ on the side of classical music you don’t normally hear.

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Netty sits down with Colin Kitching. Colin originally joined the OAE as a player in the viola section and has gone on to be our Librarian. As his retirement approaches, Netty takes a look back at Colin’s long and respected life in the profession. 
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As the OAE perform Così fan tutte at Glyndebourne, Netty speaks to Riccardo Minasi, who is conducting the Orchestra. The pair have a laugh in sharing their entertaining moments from the show.

Tea with Netty is the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s podcast hosted by viola player Annette Isserlis (Netty). Over a cuppa (or something a little stronger…), Netty chats with a variety of conductors, players and other guests as she ‘sp...

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Netty is joined by three violins from the OAE violin section; Henry Tong, Dominika Feher and Nia Lewis. The foursome compare and contrast their chosen trajectories towards OAE and learn a lot about each other in the process.

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Netty spills with tea with OAE founding member and Principal Flute Lisa Beznosiuk. Lisa shares stories about how she accidentally found classical music before becoming obsessed with it. 

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Netty shares a brew with renowned conductor and OAE Principal Artist, Vladimir Jurowski. Vladimir reflects on growing up in Russia with a music family and discusses how music and politics go hand in hand.

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April 8, 2021 60 min

In this episode of Tea with Netty, Mark Padmore joins our host to discuss our co-production with Marquee TV of Bach’s St John Passion. Mark first did the St John Passion with us in 2005 and has revisited it over the years. Netty and Mark discuss their deeper understanding of the music and where they hope to go with it in the future.

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In our latest episode, Netty is joined by OAE founding member, Alison Bury, and share some giggles over a cuppa. The pair reminisce about starting their baroque careers together at college and share stories of their friendship through music.

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February 23, 2021 46 min

In this episode, Netty shares a cuppa with Sir András Schiff and delves into his musical development in Hungary, the significance of the fortepiano in setting tempo and the importance of Bach.


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