5 Classical Couples That Gave Us Lovely Music

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Your favorite composers had a love life, too. Here are five pairings — some successful, others not so much — that produced some memorable music.
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Watch: A Haunting Aria from 11-Year-Old Alma Deutscher's 'Cinderella'

Monday, February 13, 2017

Here's an official look inside the child composer's first full-length opera, "Cinderella," with the aria "When the day falls into darkness."
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Classical's Grammy Winners Include a Tie, 'Daughtery: Tales of Hemingway'

Monday, February 13, 2017

Shostakovich, musical tributes to American greats and a tie — here's the rundown on the classical winners at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. 
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Black Classical: Singers and Instrumentalists

Monday, February 13, 2017

Here are just a few notable black singers and instrumentalists we should remember for Black History Month and beyond.
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Black Classical: Composers and Conductors Who Shaped Music History

Monday, February 13, 2017

Here are just a few of the many composers and conductors that you should remember, for Black History Month and beyond.
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When Everything Went Wrong, Leontyne Price Got it Right

Friday, February 10, 2017

When Barber's "Antony and Cleopatra" premiered as the inaugural performance of the Met Opera's new home, it didn't sit well with critics. But Leontyne Price remained a bright spot.
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And the Award for Most Expressive Conducting Goes To ...

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Pieter Jan Leusink loves music, and that love really shines through when he's conducting.
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Valentina Lisitsa Accidentally Made YouTube Think She's Glenn Gould

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The Ukrainian pianist's performance of Bach's Partita No. 2 is partially blocked for copyright infringement — because YouTube thinks she's Glenn Gould.
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Watch: 'Für Elise' Flipped On Its Head

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Musician and composer Andrew Huang takes the famous Beethoven piano piece and asks what it sounds like completely inverted.
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Watch: This Brooklyn Duo Cover of 'Take On Me' is What You Need

Monday, February 06, 2017

Brooklyn Duo joined the talented young musicians of Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect for a chamber cover of a synth-pop favorite.
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8 Tchaikovsky References in Pop Culture

Monday, February 06, 2017

During the New York Philharmonic's Tchaikovsky festival, we take a few minutes to look at the diverse places the composer's music has appeared over the years.
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This Week's Salute to Black History, Feb. 6-10

Monday, February 06, 2017

Each weekday for the month of February, WQXR profiles the work of black creatives who shaped the history of classical music. Catch it on-air at 1 pm and 7 pm.
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'Genius' Superbowl Ad Features Einstein and Classical Lady Gaga

Sunday, February 05, 2017

We waited for it like we do every year, wondering if the creative agencies behind the Superbowl ads will find a way to reference classical music. We were not left waiting.
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Celebrating Martina Arroyo, the Gift Who Keeps Giving Back

Thursday, February 02, 2017

On Martina Arroyo's 80th birthday, we not only remember her career, but thankfully acknowledge her continuing role in shaping the next generation of opera singers.
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Happy/Sad Songs Made Sad/Happy

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Some songs sound happy. Some songs sound sad. Pianist Vinheteiro takes the songs you know best and spins them around with a brand new feeling.
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6 Historical Figures Whose Side Hustle Was Composing Music

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Having a full time job is busy enough, but these notable names made daily life work while composing on the side.
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Watch: This Toddler Hearing 'Moonlight' Sonata is All of Us Right Now

Friday, January 27, 2017

This kid is all of us — at least when we listen to the music that really shakes us to our bones.
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Watch: Cellist Tim Smedley Uses His Music to Protest Tree Felling

Friday, January 27, 2017

You've heard of tree-huggers, but this cellist is using the voice of his instrument to make a powerful statement.
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'Zelda' Fans are Just as Excited about Music as Gameplay

Thursday, January 26, 2017

A new trailer for the latest game in the long running "Legend of Zelda" series has fans reflecting on the music's enduring legacy.
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Step Inside the Life of LA Phil Pianist Joanne Pearce Martin

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

In this short video, part of Mashable's "How She Works" series, we get a glimpse into the daily routine of pianist Joanne Pearce Martin.
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