Roman Coppola Is 'Tickled Pink' to Bring Classical Music to New Audiences

Thursday, March 24, 2016

'Mozart in the Jungle' co-creator Roman Coppola talks to Jeff Spurgeon about where he looks for inspiration in the classical music world.


Watch: WQXR Presents Pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton

Monday, March 21, 2016

Watch the archived webcast of twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton performing a world premiere by John Adams, along with works from their recent album, 'Visions.'


Share Your Birthday Greeting For Bach

Monday, March 21, 2016

It's J.S. Bach's birthday and he deserves a shout out. Share your best #HappyBirthdayBach photo or greeting on Twitter and Instagram, or upload one to our gallery directly.


2016 Avery Fisher Career Grants Announcement

Sunday, March 20, 2016

On Saturday at 9 pm, listen to the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant announcement, featuring performances by this year's five winners.

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Saffron Burrows Takes a Bow for 'Mozart in the Jungle'

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Saffron Burrows, a star of Amazon's Series 'Mozart in the Jungle,' speaks to WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon about taking cello lessons and learning from Carter Brey.

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And the Winner of WQXR's Suite 16 Competition is ...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

From 16 suites down to one: see which work was voted the favorite in our musical competition.

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'Mozart in the Jungle's' Jason Schwartzman on Breaking Down Musical Walls

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Series creator and cast member Jason Schwartzman shares his discovery of the classical world.

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Watch: 2015 Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Watch the webcast of winners Benjamin Dickerson and Alden Gatt, as they joined Marilyn Horne and her fellow mezzo-soprano, Isabel Leonard, at The Greene Space on March 11 at 7 pm.

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Watch Live: WQXR's Classical Beer Jam, Made In New York Edition

Friday, February 19, 2016

WQXR brings together local suds and music for its Classical Beer Jam celebrating great New York composers during New York Beer week. 


When Prokofiev Lived in New York

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

While Serge Prokofiev's music is familiar with audiences throughout New York, his history in the city is less known.

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The Song of Songs

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.

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Video Webcast: Cantus and 'The Four Loves'

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.

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When Beethoven Last Climbed the Billboard Pop Charts

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Jeff Spurgeon looks at the last time the classical cannon topped the Billboard Hot 100 in honor of Throwback Thursday.

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Listen: Highlights from the 2015 Richard Tucker Gala

Monday, February 01, 2016

Deborah Voigt presents selected performances from the 2015 Richard Tucker Gala, featuring Jamie Barton, Renée Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee.

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WQXR Is Your Valentine's Day Soundtrack

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.

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When Arthur Rubinstein Packed the House at Carnegie

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.

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9 Works Written in Support of Civil Rights

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.

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Dvorak's 'American Quartet' Finale Performed by the WQXR String Quartet

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Listen to this archive radio performance from the WQXR String Quartet performed in 1961.

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New Year’s Day 2016 From Vienna

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.

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In Memoriam: Classical Musicians, Contributors Who Died in 2015

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.

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