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.

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The Knights Play Concerto Grossos at Caramoor

Friday, February 07, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, tune in for a concert broadcast of The Knights, recorded at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts this past October.

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Anna Netrebko Performs at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, February 07, 2014

Ready or not, Russia kicked off the Winter Olympics on Friday with a sumptous historical pageant scored to a number of the country’s great composers.

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Valentine's Day Giveaway Rules

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The prize is a $250 gift certificate to Gabriel's Bar and Restaurant at 11 West 60th St. in Manhattan.

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Which Classical Piece Sets the Mood for Romance?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We asked you to tell us which pieces signify romance to you by voting in our Valentine's Day Countdown. Tune in tonight at 7 pm as we count down the top 12 results.

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Café Concert: Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, January 27, 2014

Alisa Weilerstein brings a Bach Gigue and Golijov's Omaramor to the WQXR Cafe, and talks about Dvorak, Venezuela and married life.

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Café Concert: Avi Avital

Sunday, January 19, 2014

When Avi Avital arrived on the scene, he set out to dispel the mandolin’s somewhat dowdy reputation, playing cross-cultural works from Klezmer to Balkan music. Watch him play two folk-influenced works in the WQXR Cafe.

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WQXW Expands Broadcast Area in Westchester

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WQXW 90.3 is expanding its coverage area in Westchester County. On Wednesday, the antenna was upgraded and upgrades will be phased in this week.

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Webcast: Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii in The Greene Space

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of Nobuyuki Tsujii, the blind Japanese pianist who tied for the gold medal at the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition, performing at The Greene Space.

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Webcast: 2014 Gilmore Artist Award Winner Rafał Blechacz

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz, winner of the 2014 Gilmore Award, performing in The Greene Space on Tuesday.

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A Richard Tucker Centennial Celebration

Monday, January 06, 2014

Celebrating the centennial of his birth, this hour-long special honors legendary tenor Richard Tucker with rarely heard archival recordings of his time as a cantor, as well as early roles at The Metropolitan Opera.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: A Colorful Queen of the Night

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Before settling in to listen to the Metropolitan Opera's live broadcast of Mozart's The Magic Flute today at 1 pm, watch an animated score for the Queen of the Night's aria, "Der hölle rache."

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New Year’s Day Live from Vienna

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Wednesday at 11 am, get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne with the Vienna Philharmonic when it presents its annual salute to the waltz.

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Classical Countdown: Why Orchestral Music Reigned in 2013

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

The appearance of Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9 at the top of the WQXR Classical Countdown is as expected as the cheap gym membership offers that arrive in the mail every New Year.

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A Chanticleer Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

A Chanticleer Christmas is American Public Media's one-hour celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir.

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A New Yorker's Christmas with Nimet Habachy

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

One of the great WQXR traditions: Host Nimet Habachy's reflections on Christmas in New York.

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St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

More than 600 student musicians are part of this year's St. Olaf Christmas Festival, a 100-year-old tradition deeply cherished in Northfield, Minn., as well as listened to raptly by millions throughout the world.

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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Today at 10 am, a live broadcast from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England, where the King’s College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service.

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