Video Webcast: Berlin Philharmonic's Quartet in The Greene Space

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tonight at 7 pm, join us for a live video webcast of the Varian Fry String Quartet, comprised of string players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Rush Hour Webcast: Joshua Bell in The Greene Space

Monday, September 29, 2014

Today at 5 pm, watch a live webcast of the violinist Joshua Bell performing in The Greene Space at WQXR.

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Musical Memories of the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday at 10 pm, the superstar violinist shares a wide variety of high holiday recordings that have special meaning for him, including several of his own performances.

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Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hear the archived broadcast of the Last Night of the Proms, a potpourri concert concluding the 120th edition of the eight-week summer festival.

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BBC Proms: Melbourne Symphony plays Richard Strauss, Elgar and Berlioz

Friday, September 12, 2014

Listen to the Proms debut of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, exploring three immense works from the standard repertoire.

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Help WQXR Repair Musical Instruments for NYC School Students

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The WQXR Instrument Drive earlier this year was a big success but we quickly exceeded our budget for crucial repairs. Here's where you can help.

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Carnegie Hall Live Season to Feature 12 Broadcasts, New Co-Hosts

Monday, September 08, 2014

WQXR announced on Monday its 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live, featuring 12 broadcasts spanning piano recitals, orchestral concerts and opera stars.

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Proms: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Remembers WWI

Friday, September 05, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of a BBC Proms program dedicated to remembering the First World War with music by Vaughan Williams, Butterworth and more.

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BBC Proms: Neville Marriner Leads Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hear how Sir Neville Marriner became the oldest conductor to lead the Proms, in a program with Joshua Bell. Listen to the archived show.

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Poll: Which Piece Best Captures the Spirit of Labor Day?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Work occupies a big space in our lives. So with Labor Day comes the opportunity to explore the theme of work in classical music.

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WQXR Host Jeff Spurgeon Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Monday, August 25, 2014

WQXR host Jeff Spurgeon has added his name to the growing list of folks in the worlds of classical music and broadcasting who have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Proms: BBC Philharmonic Plays Sibelius, Hindemith, Davies and Bridge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Listen to the BBC Philharmonic's Proms performance, featuring two of Sibelius's most popular pieces with two lesser-known British works. John Storgårds conducts.

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Proms: BBC Philharmonic Plays Casella, Chopin, Franck & Saint-Saëns

Friday, August 15, 2014

The BBC Philharmonic and its conductor laureate, Gianandrea Noseda, appear at the BBC Proms, joined by the young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

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Café Concert: Zuill Bailey

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Zuill Bailey performs the music of Bach in the WQXR Cafe, and talks about his wide-ranging career that included a stint as a (fictional) murderer on the TV series "Oz."

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Proms: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Plays Mozart Requiem

Friday, August 08, 2014

Listen to the archived on-demand audio of Donald Runnicles and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performing Mozart’s Requiem from the BBC Proms.

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BBC Proms: World Orchestra for Peace Plays Mahler & Strauss

Friday, August 01, 2014

Hear the World Orchestra for Peace recorded at the BBC Proms, with its conductor Valery Gergiev, performing Mahler's Sixth Symphony and Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten.

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BBC Proms: China Philharmonic Plays Elgar, Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky

Friday, July 25, 2014

WQXR brings you the first in a series of performances from the 2014 BBC Proms. The concert features the China Philharmonic.

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Share Your Summer Music Moments and Memories

Friday, June 27, 2014

Are you seeing—or playing in—any concerts this summer? Or maybe just taking classical music along with you to the beach or on vacation? Whether you’re at a concert in Central Park or gardening or grilling while listening to classical music, please share your summer music memories and moments.

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Map: The NYC-Area Neighborhoods That Gave the Most Musical Instruments

Monday, June 23, 2014

Residents of the Upper West Side, Park Slope and the Maplewood, NJ donated the most instruments during WQXR’s spring Instrument Drive.

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Soprano Jennifer Rowley's Road Trip Playlist

Saturday, June 21, 2014

With the summer driving season here, we've asked several on-the-go classical musicians for their road trip playlists. Our latest comes from the American soprano Jennifer Rowley.

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