Thursday, January 19, 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Tune in Monday night at 8 pm for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins conductor Robert Spano and the ASO.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
In the 1959 Warner Brothers cartoon Baton Bunny, Maestro Bugs Bunny won't tolerate a coughing audience member.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Michael Giacchino recently joined David Garland on Movies on the Radio to talk about his work in the film music business, including his latest project, "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol." A number of listeners had questions for him that we didn't have time for, but Mr. Giacchino has agreed to answer these afterwards. Below follows the queries and his responses.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
If you didn't score tickets for opening night of Porgy and Bess on Broadway, tune in tonight at 8 pm to our Operavore Web stream to hear a classic 1976 recording of the opera.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Send us your requests for the Operavore Web stream. In the comments box below, tell us what great opera aria, scene, chorus or instrumental number you'd like to hear. Or send us the name of a singer or opera company that particularly gets your operatic juices flowing (please be as specific as possible).
Thanks for listening!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk join WQXR's Elliott Forrest at 8 pm Tuesday, Jan. 10, to preview their new recording, French Impressions, which was released this week.
Saturday, January 07, 2012
To celebrate the launch of our new Operavore stream Saturday, we’re featuring several animated takes on the aria “Largo al factotum,” from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.
Friday, January 06, 2012
WQXR's China in New York festival (Jan. 22-28) will encompass a variety of concert events, on-air features and online specials.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
On Sunday, Jan. 8, WQXR will launch a continuous, all-opera web stream, giving fans a place to indulge their passions and newcomers a resource to discover the art form.
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
The violinist and pianist have been honing a partnership for seven years. In the WQXR Café, they play the blistering finale from Franck’s Sonata in A Major.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
The Vienna Philharmonic greets the New Year with its annual concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. The venerable concert features popular pieces the Strauss family.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
For the past several weeks we asked listeners to vote for their favorite pieces of classical music. This weekend we count down the final results. Click through for regular updates.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Because, really, is Christmas truly complete unless you’ve watched for the billionth time A Charlie Brown Christmas? We think not.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
This Saturday’s cartoon features the aria “Un bel di,” from Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, which just so happens to be Saturday’s Metropolitan Opera broadcast.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Each week in 2011 we've been pleased to feature new recordings in our Album of the Week feature. Here are the year's most popular albums according to web traffic on WQXR.org.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
While chatting with Charlie Siem, one gets the feeling the English violinist is yearning to quote that old shampoo commercial: Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
For this week’s Saturday morning cartoon we’re turning to the biggest animated diva: Garfield the cat. Featured is “Dance of the Hours,” from La Gioconda.
Thursday, December 08, 2011
F. Murray Abraham stars as Scrooge with a cast of WQXR and WNYC personalities in an original production of the Dickens tale. Tune in for the radio broadcast on 12/24 at 8pm and 12/25 at 6pm.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
WQXR is pleased to present special programming throughout the holiday season. Here is a calendar of the Hanukkah and Christmas specials that you will hear in December.