Are we looking in the right place for the next music director for the New York Philharmonic? WQXR General Manager Graham Parker considers what's really needed.
Q2 Music presents Symphomania, a 24-hour marathon of 21st-century orchestral music. The web stream features some 60 pieces by 60 composers.
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The opera world is mourning the loss of Maria Radner and Oleg Bryjak, the two singers who were among the 150 passengers on Tuesday's Germanwings plane crash.
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