The Open Ears Project

Created by Clemency Burton-Hill

Stories about the music that shapes our lives

  • Damien Sneed on Dreams, Family and Franz Liszt

    Feb 26, 2024
    Musician Damien Sneed tells a story about performing Franz Liszt’s “Un sospiro” for his family and how it let him loosen his grip around ideas of adoption, rejection and acceptance.
  • Deborah Frances-White on Chance Encounters and Mozart

    Feb 19, 2024
    Right after Deborah Frances-White heard Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” for the first time, she shared a serendipitous encounter with a stranger that could have been lifted from an opera plot.
  • The Open Ears Project Returns!

    Feb 6, 2024
    The Open Ears Project returns! New episodes featuring personal stories about the classical music that shapes our lives drop every Monday.