Wednesday, February 17, 2016
While Serge Prokofiev's music is familiar with audiences throughout New York, his history in the city is less known.
Friday, February 12, 2016
At 9 pm on Friday, Broadway star Jessica Hecht hosts "The Bible’s Great Romance: The Song of Songs," a one-hour special of sensuous verse married with choral music.
Monday, February 08, 2016
In case you missed Monday night's webcast, watch the archived video of the men's vocal ensemble Cantus filmed live in the Greene Space.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Jeff Spurgeon looks at the last time the classical cannon topped the Billboard Hot 100 in honor of Throwback Thursday.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Deborah Voigt presents selected performances from the 2015 Richard Tucker Gala, featuring Jamie Barton, Renée Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Sunday at 5 pm we'll play your top 12 romantic works — a bouquet of musical roses — in honor of Valentine's Day.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
When Arthur Rubinstein was 74 years old in 1961, played ten recitals at Carnegie Hall. All of them were sold out.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here are nine works from classical music and opera that express the same themes that Dr. King personified.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Listen to this archive radio performance from the WQXR String Quartet performed in 1961.
Friday, January 01, 2016
At 11 am on Jan. 1, waltz (and polka) into the new year with the Vienna Philharmonic and conductor Mariss Jansons during a live broadcast from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
The classical music world lost bright stars in 2015, New York Phil’s music director emeritus Kurt Masur, Stravinsky collaborator Robert Craft, and the Met's Margaret Juntwait.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Listen to the Choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine performing a century-spanning program that tells the story of the nativity.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Join us at 10 am on Dec. 24 for a live broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge for the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Recorded live at Corpus Christi Church in New York, the veteran vocal ensemble Anonymous 4 sings medieval music from England, France and Spain that praises the Virgin Mary.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Listen to Julian Wachner conduct Handel’s classic oratorio from Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan, the venue where it received its U.S. premiere in 1770.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Take a listen to the classical music inspirations behind John Williams' music for the "Star Wars" films.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
We celebrate Beethoven's birthday this week with a trove of streaming content for you to discover. Watch Beethoven's "Fidelio," piano sonatas, symphonies and more.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
At 10 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 16, join violinist Daniel Hope as he hosts a one-hour special on the Jewish composers who fled Europe during the Holocaust, eventually landing in Hollywood.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
When we hear Sleigh Ride, by composer Leroy Anderson, we think Christmas. But it’s not about Christmas. It’s about ... just ... winter.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Peter Schickele's first big performance as P.D.Q. Bach was 50 years ago this month. Help us celebrate his classical comedy with these videos before his anniversary concert at Town Hall.