Thursday, April 16, 2015
In one form or another Bach gets our musical motors running, whether we're fumbling students or great musical minds. With that in mind, WQXR begins each day with Your Morning Bach.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley are quick to emphasize that their venture into period-instrument Beethoven isn't fusty or antiquated.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Watch the archived video webcast from The Greene Space of an event featuring arias and scenes from the Metropolitan Opera's spring season.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
With both Passover and Good Friday falling on the same day this year – followed closely by Easter, of course – there's a particularly rich menu of seasonal music to be heard.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
April Fools' Day is a chance to remind ourselves that classical music isn't all stuffed shirts and furrowed brows. Tune in to WQXR on Wednesday for some rib-tickling pieces.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Frank Lewin composed orchestral works, opera and over 150 scores for film and television. His daughter, Naomi Lewin, remembers his greatest work.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Gather the family around the laptop or tablet and view the archived video of WQXR's latest family concert.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Welcome the vernal equinox with spring-themed music – and an opportunity to get some help with your spring cleaning.
Friday, March 13, 2015
"I hate Pachelbel’s Canon in D with a passion,” goes one song lyric widely shared on YouTube. But others have widely embraced the Baroque favorite.
Friday, March 13, 2015
For most pianists, the day after a major recital typically means rest, relaxation or perhaps, a plane flight. For Kirill Gerstein, it meant Liszt. Watch and learn.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tonight at 10 pm, tune in for the radio version of mandolin player Avi Avital performing an evening of Vivaldi and other composers in The Greene Space.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Classical musicians have been mixing it up with fiddlers, banjo players and mandolin pluckers in growing numbers. The latest to explore this hybrid is the Jake Schepps Quintet.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Watch the archived video webcast of an exclusive Greene Space preview of the new production of "An American in Paris."
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
At 9 p.m. on Tuesday, join WQXR host Terrance McKnight for a new one-hour special highlighting the life and music of composer and conductor Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Our colleagues at WNYC's New Tech City podcast are in the midst of "Bored and Brilliant," a week-long challenge to listeners to disconnect from their smart phones.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Join us Saturday at 5 pm as we count down the 12 most romantic pieces in classical music (a "dozen roses") as chosen by listeners in our online poll.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Whether you're staying inside or intending to venture outdoors with a set of headphones, here are 10 pieces to listen to as the snow falls.
Monday, January 26, 2015
For WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon, Richard Wagner's surging rhythms evoke the sound of New Yorkers in the hours before the blizzard.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Karl Jenkins's knack for mixing different types of sounds has helped to make him one of today's most-performed living composers. The Welsh composer speaks about his unusual career.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
The Swiss cellists Thomas and Patrick Demenga join forces with accordionist Luka Juhart to play Bach at WQXR. Watch their Café Concert.