Classical Clicks: National Medals for Marsalis, McDonald and Glass

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, national medals are awarded and Britannia rules.

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Classical Clicks: Lawrence Brownlee's Pledge for Autism Awareness

Thursday, September 01, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, Brownlee promises to lose pounds to raise autism awareness.

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Classical Clicks: Cecilia Bartoli's 'West Side Story' in Salzburg

Friday, August 26, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, critics assess Cecilia Bartoli's Maria in 'West Side Story.'

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Classical Clicks: Do Opera Prodigies Exist?

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, the rise of 13-year-old opera singer Laura Bretan.

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Classical Clicks: Itzhak Perlman Serenades the Mets

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, Itzhak Perlman cheers on the Mets with the national anthem.

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Classical Clicks: Sondheim Plans a New Musical for 2017

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, Stephen Sondheim plans a new work based on Luis Buñuel's films.

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Classical Clicks: Pavarotti Estate Dumps Trump

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, Pavarotti's widow insists Trump stop using the tenor's voice.

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Classical Clicks: John Williams Answers to a 'Star Wars' Fanfare

Friday, July 22, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week see composer John Williams serenaded by a pair of brass players.

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Classical Clicks: A Record-Breaking Performance in Germany

Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week watch a world record–breaking performance.

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Classical Clicks: A Pop-Up Concert in Hanoi

Friday, July 08, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week watch a Vietnamese ensemble stage a street-side concert.

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Classical Clicks: Andris Nelsons Parts Ways with Bayreuth

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, a maestro severs his ties with a German opera house.

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Classical Clicks: Tickling the Ivories in the Arctic

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features an eco-conscious pianist performing next to glaciers.

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Classical Clicks: An Adagio in Remembrance of Orlando's Victims

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features the NY Phil's Central Park tribute to Orlando.

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Happy Birthday, Martha Argerich

Friday, June 03, 2016

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Celebrating pianist Martha Argerich's 75th birthday; a round-up of commentary on the Met's new music director; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Celebrating Walt Whitman and His Musical Influence

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Celebrating Walt Whitman's birthday; Ben Heppner transforms Trump's speech to song; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Summer Reads for Music Lovers

Friday, May 27, 2016

A roundup of recent books to delight classical music and opera lovers; Cecilia Bartoli gets ready for her turn as Maria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Memorial Day Celebrations Around New York

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Four classical music events where you can celebrate Memorial Day weekend; "Star Wars" at the New York Phil; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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City Opera Announces 2016-17 Season

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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NYCO plans seven operas for next season, including a new Hal Prince "Candide;" an opera-singing bus driver gains fans among fares; and more to read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Family Expertise Pays Off in Sofia Coppola's Opera Debut

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The film director calls on her great uncle in preparing Rome's 'La Traviata'; Bugs Bunny attracts a generation of opera singers; and more to listen, read and watch WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Look at the 2016 NY Phil Biennial

Monday, May 23, 2016

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We asked the new music connoisseurs at Q2 Music what Biennial programs excite them; remembering forgotten female composers; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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