“Embrace Everything,” a podcast series which celebrates the life and music of Gustav Mahler (1860–1911), returns for its second season on Mahler’s 161st birthday, Wednesday, July 7. Created and hosted by Aaron Cohen of WXQR New York, Season 2 delves into Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C minor (“Resurrection”) over five episodes, one per movement. Adjunct Assistant Professor Marilyn McCoy, Musical and Historical Advisor for the series, also appears as a commentator, alongside leading conductors, orchestral musicians, and other scholars of music and literature.
A special one-hour radio adaptation of the complete second season will air on select radio stations across the country, including on New York Public Radio’s classical music station WQXR on Wednesday, July 7 and Sunday, July 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET. WQXR will re-air the first season radio special about Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 on Tuesday, July 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Embrace Everything is available for free on-demand listening via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify, among other streaming platforms. For more information about the Embrace Everything podcast, visit TheWorldOfGustavMahler.org. Follow the podcast on Facebook (facebook.com/TheWorldOfGustavMahler) and Twitter (@WorldOfMahler).