News & Press


September 6, 2020
Embrace Everything hits #1 on the Apple Podcast chart for Music Commentary



August 29, 2020
The New Yorker - Review of Season 1 by Sarah Larson


"Its four-episode first season, which includes commentary by the conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, dives into the composer’s glorious Symphony No. 1, deftly combining music, close observation, stories, and readings of Mahler’s letters in a buoyant style that suggests a “Peter and the Wolf” for grownups."

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August 5, 2020
Musical America - Review of Season 1 by Clive Paget


"Immaculately edited, these podcasts are particularly impressive for the sheer quantity of information Cohen is able to process within his allotted span of 75 minutes, without ever appearing to sound rushed. Of course, it was Mahler who once told Sibelius that “a symphony must be like the world—it must contain everything” and Cohen accordingly realizes the impossibility of drawing final conclusions, though he sets forth many intriguing possibilities."

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July 24, 2020
Limelight - Review of Season 1 by Clive Paget


"Season One examines Mahler's 1888 First Symphony. With an engaging blend of musical examples, informed narrative - Cohen makes for a genial host - and expert interviews from some of the biggest names in the business, it makes for addictive listening."

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July 7, 2020
Embrace Everything - The World of Gustav Mahler podcast launches with Season 1.
Radio version premieres on radio stations across the United States.