Friday, September 18, 2015
Every morning, WQXR offers a "Soundtrack to Sunrise," played at the time the sun emerges over the horizon. Here are nine sunrise-themed pieces.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Eighty-three years ago, on September 10, 1932, the IND subway line began servicing commuters along Eighth Avenue in Manhattan
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
While there are plenty of stories of overachievers who became great classical musicians, we wanted to know about those who didn't get straight As — or even straight Cs.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Watch the archived video webcast featuring music and conversation with Jamie Barton, 2015 winner of the Richard Tucker Award. Plus: Christine Goerke and Paul Appleby.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
This Saturday, the American Museum of Natural History is reopening its Butterfly Exhibit. Here are eight pieces to accompany your visit.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
In celebration of violinist Itzhak Perlman's 70th birthday, we take a listen to his many musical collaborations in this special program.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Wednesday was National Dog Day and to celebrate, WQXR presents a slideshow of composers and their furry friends.
Monday, August 24, 2015
All summer long, we are profiling subway musicians who make our commutes a little bit cooler with classical music. This week: James Murphy
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova in recent years has developed a following in Europe, especially in the U.K., where she studied and came of age. Here's why.
Sunday, August 09, 2015
All summer long, we are profiling subway musicians who make our commutes a little bit cooler with classical music. This week: the Washington Square Winds.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
You can express a lot of things on license plates.
Saturday, August 01, 2015
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra takes on Beethoven’s famous Ninth Symphony.
Friday, July 31, 2015
See 10 snapshots from the Naumburg Bandshell that prove nothing beats a classical music concert in the park.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Sakari Oramo conducts a program that includes Walton’s pithy choral masterpiece 'Belshazzar’s Feast' and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 with soloist Lars Vogt.
Friday, July 03, 2015
Composer Danny Elfman has created one of the most distinctive bodies in film music, providing fantastical musical scores to accompany superheroes, monsters and freaks.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Watch the archived webcast of four astute music industry watchers discussing the year's highs and lows in classical music.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Watch the archived video of The Bacon Brothers and student musicians jamming in The Greene Space to help kick off the second WQXR Instrument Drive.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
How well do you know your famous dads in classical music? Take our quiz, and tune in Sunday for Father's Day-themed music.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Michael and Kevin Bacon appeared on NBC's "Today Show" to discuss, in part, their support for the WQXR Instrument Drive.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Tune in each week this summer for opportunities to win pairs of tickets to concerts at Tanglewood, The package includes one night's accommodation.