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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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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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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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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Sunday: A Beethoven Symphony Marathon

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Beginning at 9 am, we'll start our own marathon of all nine Beethoven symphonies, played in order, and give you one more reason to shout, "Oh joy!," by the end of the race.

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Early Music's Masterpieces From Juilliard415

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Take a break from your busy work day with Juilliard415, the school's principal period-instrument ensemble, performing works by early music's masters.

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Quiz: Which Type of Classical Music Piece Are You?

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

From expansive operas or symphonies, to the creative and confident sonata, take our quiz to find out which type of classical music piece you are.

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Gold Steinway

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A wealth of beautiful music in the White House during the dawn of the 20th century all began with a 1903 gold Steinway, which remained in the East Room for 35 years.

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Poll: Cast Your Vote For Mozart or Salieri

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

In this turbulent election season, WQXR is your respite from the non-stop political coverage. Cast your vote for classical music by supporting WQXR.

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Quiz: Which Beethoven Symphony Are You?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Celebrating Beethoven's birthday with music throughout the day and a quiz to see which Symphony you are most like.

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Watch: Music and Conversation With Richard Tucker Award Winner Tamara Wilson

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Watch our interview and performance show with Richard Tucker Award winner, Tamara Wilson, singing arias and duets from some of Mozart's most beloved operas.

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The U.S. Marine Band, America's Oldest Music Group

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The U.S. Marine Band was founded by an act of Congress – signed by then-President John Adams – in 1798, two years before Washington, D.C. became the nation’s capital.

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