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Listen: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Plays All-Russian Program

Listen to the archive of our broadcast recorded live at the 2015 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. The St. Petersburg Philharmonic plays an all-Russian program.

Listen: The Boston Symphony Orchestra at Lucerne

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Listen to the third of four broadcasts recorded live from the 2015 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Trumpet player Hakan Hardenberger joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


Pianist Daniil Trifonov and The New York Philharmonic

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The New York Philharmonic play an all-Rachmaninoff program featuring Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov.

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Lucerne Festival: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Listen to the second of four broadcasts from the 2015 Lucerne Festival. Guest conductor Daniel Harding leads the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

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Listen On-Demand: Haydn and Mahler From the Lucerne Festival

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Listen to this first of four broadcasts from the 2015 Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. The Lucerne Festival Orchestra plays symphonies by Haydn and Mahler.


Listen On-Demand: London Symphony Orchestra with Yefim Bronfman

Saturday, October 24, 2015

On Oct. 4, WQXR broadcast a concert of the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev, from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ.

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Listen: NY Philharmonic Opening Night with Lang Lang

Thursday, September 24, 2015

On Sept. 24, we brought you the Philharmonic's first concert in the newly renamed David Geffen Hall, and its first with violinist Frank Huang as its concertmaster.

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Listen: Last Night of the BBC Proms 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

For the Last Night of the BBC proms, the BBC Orchestra and BBC Chorus perform under conductor Marin Alsop and are joined by many guest performers.

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Proms: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Plays All-Russian Program

Saturday, September 12, 2015

In this concert Yuri Temirkanov leads the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in three of Russia's great composers.

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Proms: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Plays Schubert & Mozart

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe performing works by Schubert and Mozart.


Proms: Andras Schiff Performs Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of pianist Andras Schiff performing Bach's tremendous Goldberg Variations at the BBC Proms.

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Listen: Gardiner Conducts Beethoven's Fifth and 'Symphonie Fantastique'

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique performs Beethoven and Berlioz at the BBC Proms.


Listen: Donald Runnicles Conducts Verdi's Requiem

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the BBC Scottish Symphony perform Verdi’s Requiem at the BBC Proms.

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Listen: East Coast Chamber Orchestra at the Naumburg Bandshell

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra playing works by Tchaikovsky, Biber, Geminiani and Judd Greenstein.

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Listen to Tuesday Night's Orpheus Concert in Central Park

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs works by Haydn, Beethoven and Wagner at the Naumburg Bandshell.

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Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jennifer Koh at the Caramoor Festival

Monday, July 13, 2015

Nicholas McGegan conducts the Orchestra of St Luke's from the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, NY.

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Listen: Boston Symphony Chamber Players at the Naumburg Bandshell

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Listen to WQXR's archived broadcast, recorded July 14 in Central Park featuring the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.

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Listen: Simone Dinnerstein and Ensemble LPR at the Naumburg Bandshell

Friday, June 26, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of Simone Dinnerstein and Ensemble LPR from Central Park, recorded June 30. 

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Listen: The Knights Open the 2015 Naumburg Concerts

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Despite an ill-timed early summer thunderstorm, the first broadcast of the 2015 the Naumburg Bandshell concerts took place Tuesday. Listen now.

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Listen: Caramoor's Opening Night with Beethoven and Theofanidis

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the opening night of the 70th season of the Caramoor Festival, recorded live on June 20 in Katonah, NY.

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Tonight: André Watts with the New Jersey Symphony

Friday, May 15, 2015

Join us tonight at 8 pm for a live broadcast featuring pianist André Watts in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Grieg's Piano Concerto.