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Welcome to the Insights Podcast Page!

Below you will find all of the Insights Podcasts,
featuring the KWS' own Assistant Conductor, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser.


Grand Finale: Edwin's Farewell

Find out more about Edwin's final concert as KWS Music Director featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 1 "Titan" and more!

Bach & Vivaldi

Get a sneak peek of the final concert in the Baroque and Beyond series, that features violinist Aisslinn Nosky and KWS' own Principal oboist Jim Mason!

Edwin's Pops - A Night of Music & Comedy

Find out what surprises Edwin has in store for his final Pops concert as Music Director!

Dvořák’s Cello Concerto

Find out more about Dvořák’s magnificent cello concerto and get a sneak peek of Edwin's second last concert as Music Director!

Music From The Movies

Find out what the Conductor does on this weeks podcast for our upcoming concert Music From The Movies. Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser gives listeners a sneak peek of the concert and what Hollywood favourites you might hear!

Beilman Plays Sibelius

Get a sneak peek of the concert Beilman Plays Sibelius, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser speaks about one of Edwin Outwater's favourite composers Jean Sibelius! Featuring rising star violinist Benjamin Beilman.

Live by Request

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser gives a sneak peek of Live by Request featuring John Morris Russell!

Yuletide Spectacular & Chopin Medalist

This week Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser gives a sneak peek of our annual Yuletide Spectacular and Signature concert Chopin Medalist. Chopin Medalist features conductor Christian Reif and Canadian phenomenon Charles Richard-Hamelin!

Debuts and Bijoux

Get a sneak peek of next week's concert Debuts and Bijoux, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser calls it a display of youthful virtuosity. Featuring conductor Andrei Feher and rising star Canadian pianist Anastasia Rizikov!

Baroque and Beyond: An Evening in Prague

This week Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser transports you to the city of Prague for our next Baroque and Beyond concert. Featuring Czech composers, Zelenka, Husa and Dvořák!

Nat King Cole Songbook

This week Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser conducts the Nat King Cole Songbook, featuring special guest Denzal Sinclaire. Get a sneak peek of your favourites like L-O-V-E, Route 66 and more!

Edwin's Final Beethoven

This weekend has Beethoven's Second Symphony, Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 AND Korngold's Violin Concerto performed by KWS Concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière! Learn all about it on this week's podcast.

Baroque & Beyond: Haydn and Ravel

Get a sneak peek of this week's concerts, led by guest Conductor/Curator Christopher Rountree and featuring Haydn's Symphony 102 and Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin.

Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovksy

Find out what events surrounded Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 - and more about this wonderful program featuring pianist Natasha Paremski!

Skating's Greatest Hits

Get a sneak peek of next week's concerts, featuring Kurt Browning as host!

2016/17 Season Overview

Daniel takes us through the highlights of the 2016/17 Season!





2011/12 Season

KWS Press Kit

The Dress Rehearsal

Recent Press