Wednesday, October 05, 2016
At 1 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 5, take a respite from your busy work day with the glories of classical music.
Friday, September 23, 2016
At 7:30 pm on Friday, Sept. 23, watch a discussion with the filmmakers and stars of the award-winning short documentary "Joe's Violin."
Thursday, September 22, 2016
At 7 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 28, join WQXR — either in person or online — for this classical take on the annual German beer festival.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Watch opera superstar Anna Netrebko's performance and interview in The Greene Space at WQXR to celebrate the release of her new solo recording, "Verismo."
Friday, September 09, 2016
What do Louise Mirrer, David Lang, Bryce Dessner and many others, look forward to in the upcoming season?
Thursday, September 08, 2016
The U.S. Open tennis tournament wraps up this weekend in Queens and that has us thinking about the story of two famous composers who struck up a surprising friendship on the court.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Missed our first Midday Masterpieces concert? No problem. Watch the archived video concert now.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
From prominent figures in classical music to prevalent subjects, here are a half dozen trends in classical music and opera during the 2016 fall season.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Ozawa, the longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra music director, was once described as 'calligraphy in motion.' We speak to the BSO's Larry Wolfe on the occasion of Ozawa's 81st birthday.
Friday, August 26, 2016
We asked listeners to send in photos of their pups enjoying classical music in celebration of National Dog Day; check out some of our favorite submissions.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Best known for his pop hits like "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," Neil Sedaka started his musical career as a concert pianist. These days he's returned to the concert hall.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The stars of the movie 'Florence Foster Jenkins' talked to Elliott Forrest about this infamous tone-deaf opera singer.
Monday, August 08, 2016
Grammy Award–winning violinist Joshua Bell and acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk performed works by Schumann and Brahms in The Greene Space.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Along with its legacy of beautiful and moving works, the history of music has also sparked scandals, outrage and even riots. Here's a timeline tracing some of those moments.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Which classical music era should you have been born in? Take our quiz and find out.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Alan Alda visited our studios to introduce WQXR’s Midday Mozart and discuss the program he will narrate to open this summer's Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Composer Austin Wintory, who wrote the Grammy-nominated score to the game Journey, is one of a new generation of artists finding success and creative freedom in video games.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
As she prepares for her Mostly Mozart Festival debut, rising star Nadine Sierra visited the WQXR studios to sing a pair of arias by the Austrian composer, plus an American classic.
Monday, July 18, 2016
On July 21, New York City's most talented public school music students performed live at The Green Space. Watch the archived video.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The French national anthem has inspired musicians from Berlioz to the Beatles; to celebrate Bastille Day, Jeff Spurgeon looks into its history. Plus a special in-studio performance.