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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
From 16 suites down to one: see which work was voted the favorite in our musical competition.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Series creator and cast member Jason Schwartzman shares his discovery of the classical world.
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.
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.
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.