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Conductor Halts Concert Due to Patron With Restless Child

A performance by the New World Symphony was brought to a halt by the conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, after a child in the audience became a distraction.

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Operavore

Succumbing to the Eboli Virus

The immediacy and excitement of the music and character of Princess Eboli in Don Carlo are irresistible even to people who insist that they hate opera, writes Fred Plotkin.

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Operavore

Must-See Versions of the National Anthem

Though DiDonato might have provided one of the most memorable versions of the national anthem, celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, we’ll revisit our five favorite renditions.

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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: WQXR Presents Lang Lang

Piano superstar Lang Lang returned to The Greene Space to perform and showcase the talents of young musicians from his Lang Lang International Music Foundation.

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WQXR Blog

Video: Subway Buskers Connect in a Wi-Fi Symphony

As Wi-Fi service gradually expands through New York City's subways, it was only a matter of time before busking musicians would find a way to turn it to their advantage.

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