Daniel Barenboim Leads the Berlin Staatskapelle String Quartet

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

At 7 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 18, watch this special sold-out concert performance from The Greene Space at WQXR.

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Watch: Midday Masterpieces by Bach, Schumann and Liszt

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Take a break from your busy work day with pianist Drew Petersen performing works by J.S. Bach, Schumann and Liszt.

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New Year’s Day 2017 From Vienna

Sunday, January 01, 2017

At 11 am on Jan. 1, waltz — and polka — into the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel during a live broadcast from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein.


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols Live From Cambridge

Saturday, December 24, 2016

At 10 am on Dec. 24, WQXR hosts a live broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge for the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service.

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Quiz: A Classical Music Year-In-Review 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

There were strikes, retirements, new albums and even a symphonic Super Bowl appearance. Take our classical music year-in-review quiz and share how much you remember from 2016.

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Watch: A Chanukah Party For Families

Sunday, December 18, 2016

At 3 pm on Sunday, Dec. 18, join WQXR for a family Chanukah celebration in The Greene Space.


WQXR's 2016 Holiday Programming

Friday, December 09, 2016

WQXR has you covered with special programming throughout the 2016 holiday season. Here is a calendar of the Chanukah and Christmas specials planned for December.


Watch the Brooklyn Youth Chorus's Holiday Celebration

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Celebrate the spirit of the holidays with the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus with the archived webcast.

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Watch an All-Schubert Program of Midday Masterpieces

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Watch a the video archive of an all-Schubert program from the Greene Space at WQXR featuring vocal artists from the Juilliard School.

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know WQXR?

Friday, December 02, 2016

In celebration of WQXR's 80th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 3, take our quiz to test your knowledge of WQXR past and present.

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21 Classical Music Gift Ideas That Will Make Your Year

Thursday, December 01, 2016

A gift guide from the WQXR staff for those who have a classical music-lover on their list this holiday season.


The WQXR Holiday Channel Plays Your Classical Christmas Favorites

Thursday, December 01, 2016

WQXR brings you music to celebrate the spirit of the season with the return of our all-classical holiday channel. From Dec. 1-Jan. 6, we'll stream continuous seasonal music, 24/7.

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WQXR's 2016 Classical Countdown Results

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Every year WQXR asks listeners: "What is your favorite piece of classical music?” Review and discuss the results the 2016 poll of your 100 most-requested pieces.

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Watch: An A Cappella Christmas Songbook With The King’s Singers

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

At 7 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 30, watch an a cappella Christmas from England when The King’s Singers come to The Greene Space at WQXR for an exclusive New York appearance.

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A Parade of the Best Classical Music For Your Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Make WQXR the soundtrack for your Thanksgiving. We will have the giant composers of classical music parading through your radio all day long — Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and more.


Richard Tucker Gala From Carnegie Hall

Friday, November 18, 2016

At 9 pm on Friday, Nov. 18, tune in for the 2016 Richard Tucker Gala concert, recorded live at Carnegie Hall.

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Quiz: Which Famous Concerto Are You?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

What happens when you combine an orchestra and a soloist or soloists? You get a concerto. Take our quiz to find out which of the six most famous concertos fits you best.

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Francis Picabia Exhibition at MoMA: A Music Playlist

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Listen to Terrance McKnight's special playlist curated for MoMA's new Francis Picabia exhibition, which opens Nov. 21.


The Only Thing WQXR Spins Is Great Classical Music

Thursday, November 03, 2016

This election season, the only thing WQXR spins is the best classical music.

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Listen: Music and the Kennedys

Thursday, November 03, 2016

While neither a musician nor a music-lover, President Kennedy's commitment to music and the arts was evident from the moment he took office.

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