Café Concert: Anne Akiko Meyers

Friday, March 21, 2014

Anne Akiko Meyers plays a centuries-old Guarneri del Gesu violin once used by Itzhak Perlman, Henri Vieuxtemps and Yehudi Menuhin, but it doesn’t reveal its beauty easily.

Comments [9]

Savannah Music Festival at 25

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In this one-hour special, associate artistic director Daniel Hope hosts an hour of music from the festival, including performances by Menachem Pressler, Stile Antico and Daniel Hope.

Comments [1]

Handel's Theodora: Libretto

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Below is the libretto for Handel's Theodora, as heard on a recent broadcast of Carnegie Hall Live. Please note that, due to time constraints, two Act I arias were cut from this broadcast: "Bane of virtue, nurse of passions" (sung by Irene) and "Dread the fruits of Christian folly" (Septimius). Cuts were made in consultation with conductor Harry Bicket.


Video Webcast: Chiara String Quartet Plays From Memory

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Watch the archived video webcast of the Chiara String Quartet playing works by Ravel, Bartok and Brahms, recorded March 21 in The Greene Space at WQXR.

Comments [7]

Video Webcast: Angela Hewitt's Bach Master Class in The Greene Space

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, the pianist Angela Hewitt gave a Bach master class to students from the Third Street Music School Settlement. Watch the archived video.

Comments [5]

Café Concert: Jenny Lin

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The pianist Jenny Lin comes to the WQXR Cafe to show two sides of her personality, with Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Gershwin's Embraceable You.

Comments [1]

Tell Us: Classical Music to Cure Cabin Fever

Thursday, February 13, 2014

With a hat tip to our colleagues at NPR Music, we'd like to hear your suggestions for classical pieces that lift your mood and get you thinking cheerier thoughts.

Comments [8]

Bach Hangout with Simone Dinnerstein

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Watch the archived Google Hangout with Simone Dinnerstein, the pianist who has made her name in the works of J.S. Bach. She was joined by several Bach thinkers, and played selections.


The Knights Play Concerto Grossos at Caramoor

Friday, February 07, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, tune in for a concert broadcast of The Knights, recorded at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts this past October.


Anna Netrebko Performs at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, February 07, 2014

Ready or not, Russia kicked off the Winter Olympics on Friday with a sumptous historical pageant scored to a number of the country’s great composers.

Comments [9]

Valentine's Day Giveaway Rules

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The prize is a $250 gift certificate to Gabriel's Bar and Restaurant at 11 West 60th St. in Manhattan.

Comments [19]

Which Classical Piece Sets the Mood for Romance?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We asked you to tell us which pieces signify romance to you by voting in our Valentine's Day Countdown. Tune in tonight at 7 pm as we count down the top 12 results.

Comments [6]

Café Concert: Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, January 27, 2014

Alisa Weilerstein brings a Bach Gigue and Golijov's Omaramor to the WQXR Cafe, and talks about Dvorak, Venezuela and married life.

Comments [2]

Café Concert: Avi Avital

Sunday, January 19, 2014

When Avi Avital arrived on the scene, he set out to dispel the mandolin’s somewhat dowdy reputation, playing cross-cultural works from Klezmer to Balkan music. Watch him play two folk...

Comments [1]

WQXW Expands Broadcast Area in Westchester

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WQXW 90.3 is expanding its coverage area in Westchester County. On Wednesday, the antenna was upgraded and upgrades will be phased in this week.

Comments [17]

Webcast: Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii in The Greene Space

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of Nobuyuki Tsujii, the blind Japanese pianist who tied for the gold medal at the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition, performing at The Greene Space.

Comments [9]

Webcast: 2014 Gilmore Artist Award Winner Rafał Blechacz

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz, winner of the 2014 Gilmore Award, performing in The Greene Space on Tuesday.

Comments [19]

A Richard Tucker Centennial Celebration

Monday, January 06, 2014

Celebrating the centennial of his birth, this hour-long special honors legendary tenor Richard Tucker with rarely heard archival recordings of his time as a cantor, as well as early roles at The Metropolitan Opera.

Comments [3]

Saturday Morning Cartoons: A Colorful Queen of the Night

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Before settling in to listen to the Metropolitan Opera's live broadcast of Mozart's The Magic Flute today at 1 pm, watch an animated score for the Queen of the Night's aria, "Der hölle rache."


New Year’s Day Live from Vienna

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Wednesday at 11 am, get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne with the Vienna Philharmonic when it presents its annual salute to the waltz.

Comments [1]