Daniel Lelchuk

Daniel Lelchuk

Daniel Lelchuk is Assistant Principal cellist of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and the host of the Talking Beats podcast.

Want to Restore Your Faith in Humanity? Visit a Scientific Conference

Want to Restore Your Faith in Humanity? Visit a Scientific Conference

As laypeople, we often learn about emerging science through the politicized lens of social media—especially when it comes to such issues as global warming, pandemic modelling, vaccines, and biological sex. And so it becomes easy for us to imagine that the everyday world of scientists is constantly afflicted by

Daniel Lelchuk
Daniel Lelchuk
5 min read
Science / Tech
Then They Came for Beethoven

Then They Came for Beethoven

This week, Vox published an article titled “How Beethoven’s 5th Symphony put the classism in classical music.” “Since its 1808 premiere, audiences have interpreted [its opening progression] as a metaphor for Beethoven’s personal resilience in the face of his oncoming deafness,” write Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding. But

Daniel Lelchuk
Daniel Lelchuk
6 min read
Art