My Christmas Eve Encounter with Leonard Bernstein

Sunday, December 14, 2014

In my wildest dreams I never imagined I would spend Christmas Eve in 1989 at the home of Leonard Bernstein. But strange and wonderful things went with being the all-night DJ on WQXR.

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Watch: American Boychoir Presents Songs of the Season

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The American Boychoir, fresh off an appearance at the Toronto Film Festival, comes to WQXR to perform some festive holiday music. Watch the videos.

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Video Webcast: A Groupmuse Performance in The Greene Space

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Groupmuse, an organization that's trying to feed the public's interest in classical music bringing it to their living rooms, presents a performance in The Greene Space Thursday at 8 pm.


A Christmas Carol: A Radio Drama

Monday, December 08, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of the radio drama inspired by Charles Dickens' classic tale featuring your favorite public radio personalities.

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Live Webcast: James Galway at 75

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Watch the archived webcast from The Greene Space featuring performances by James Galway on the flutist's 75th birthday.

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WQXR's 2014 Classical Countdown

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Last month we asked you to vote for your top five favorite classical pieces. Based on your responses, we closed out 2014 by counting down the 100 most-requested pieces.

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The Holiday Channel Returns With Carols, Yuletide Sounds

Monday, December 01, 2014

Christmas Day has passed but the festive music continues on the Holiday Channel. Through Jan. 6, we'll stream continuous seasonal music, 24/7.

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WQXR's 2014 Holiday Programming

Monday, December 01, 2014

WQXR has got you covered with special programming throughout the 2014 holiday season. Here is a calendar of the Chanukah and Christmas specials planned for December.

Bela Fleck's Guided Tour of Bach Interpretations

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Tonight at 10 pm, Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck leads a guided tour of lesser-heard Bach interpretations.

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Café Concert: Mivos Quartet

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

When a new-music ensemble plays Bach, a centuries-old composer suddenly sounds rather modern. Watch the Mivos Quartet's performance at WQXR to find out why.


Café Concert: Dublin Guitar Quartet

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Performing at WQXR, the Dublin Guitar Quartet presents its lush, textured arrangements of pieces by Philip Glass. Watch the videos.

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The WQXR All-Day Bach Organ Marathon

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Watch the full archived video of WQXR's Bach organ marathon from Saint Peter's Church in Manhattan.

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Café Concert: Pablo Villegas

Friday, October 10, 2014

Pablo Villegas has made his home in New York City for a decade, but his performances have a strong sense of his roots in La Rioja, Spain. Hear why in this Café Concert.

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Video Archive: 'Serenata Italiana' with Michael Fabiano

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Watch the archived video webcast of Italian opera excerpts and songs in The Greene Space, headlined by American tenor Michael Fabiano.

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Video Highlights: Joyce DiDonato at the Gowanus Ballroom

Friday, October 03, 2014

Watch highlights of an unusual concert by the mezzo Joyce DiDonato, recorded at the Gowanus Ballroom in Brooklyn.

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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Watch the archived video webcast of the Varian Fry String Quartet, comprised of string players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.


Rush Hour Webcast: Joshua Bell in The Greene Space

Monday, September 29, 2014

Tonight at 8 pm, tune in for a one-hour special featuring 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

At 9 pm on Saturday, Oct. 1, the 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.