Webcast: The Great Russian Piano Tradition with David Dubal

Friday, May 16, 2014

Today at 7 pm, join us for a special event celebrating the mighty Russian piano tradition, featuring performances by several accomplished young pianists.


Café Concert: Duo Gazzana

Friday, May 16, 2014

Duo Gazzana's first notes in the United States took place this month in the WQXR Café. Watch the video of the Italian sisters Natascia and Raffaella Gazzana.


Video Webcast: Juan Diego Flórez Sings in The Greene Space

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Watch the archived video webcast of the Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez in The Greene Space on Sunday, his only solo appearance in New York City this season.

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Video Webcast: Piotr Anderszewski's Beethoven Brunch

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Pianist Piotr Anderszewski performs the music of Beethoven and Janacek in The Greene Space at WQXR.

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Ticket Giveaway: Happy Birthday to The Bard

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Today is Shakespeare's 450th birthday. You’ll also have a chance to win a pair of tickets to Shakespeare in the Park this summer and a one-year membership to the Public Theater.

Yale and Juilliard Perform Bach's St. John Passion

Friday, April 18, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, Masaaki Suzuki conducts a new generation of early music specialists in a performance of Bach's St. John Passion. The performance features Juilliard415 and Yale Schola Cantorum.

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Which Classical Pieces Put You To Sleep?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Do you fall asleep or wake up to classical music? Our sister station WNYC is collecting information on people's sleep habits through a new crowdsourcing project called Clock Your Sleep.

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WQXR's Instrument Drive Ends With More Than 2,500 Donations

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WQXR listeners were extra generous in helping to bring the station's 10-day instrument drive to a strong finale on Monday night.

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WQXR Smashes Goal in Musical Instrument Drive at Half-Way Point

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

WQXR has already surpassed its goal of collecting 1,000 gently used instruments to give to New York City Public School students. Share your donation story with us.

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Video Webcast: The Metropolitan Opera National Council Award Winners

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of the 2014 winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in The Greene Space at WQXR.

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James Galway Helps Kick Off WQXR's Musical Instrument Drive

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

As WQXR's Musical Instrument Drive gets underway, we're hosting an informal flute jam session this Sunday at 2 pm with flutists James Galway and his wife, Jeanne Galway.

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WQXR's 10-Day Instrument Drive Launches at Lincoln Center Atrium

Monday, March 24, 2014

WQXR's Instrument Drive kicked off on Friday at an event at the David Rubenstein Atrium, featuring live music and cameos from conductors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.