Thursday, March 23, 2017
Thurs, March 23 | Join Renée Fleming and Robert Carsen for a conversation about the Met’s new production of "Der Rosenkavalier." Featuring highlights from some of the remaining spring productions performed by other Met stars, including soprano Erin Morley, and tenor Alexey Dolgov.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Fri, March 31 | Celebrate the release of this captivating new album, featuring live performances and on-stage conversation with select composers. Hosted by Q2 Music's Helga Davis.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Wed, Apr 5 | Leave the emails and phone calls behind, and settle in for an hour of musical serenity with rising stars from The Juilliard School. April's concert features violist Matthew Lipman accompanied by Yi-Fang Huang on piano.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Thurs, April 13 | The composer-pianist presents excerpts from a recent collaboration with mentor and composer-trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith. He'll be joined by acclaimed violinist Jennifer Koh, dynamic drummer-composer Tyshawn Sorey and pioneering composer and scholar George Lewis.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Mon, April 17 | Join us as WQXR kicks off its series of unfettered fêtes celebrating opera in a whole new way. MET Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of deception, reinvention and alternate realities co-hosted by Opera News' F. Paul Driscoll. Performances by trail-blazing countertenor David Daniels and food by James Beard Award-winning chef Patrick Connolly.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
WQXR is a media partner of The Academy of American Poets, celebrating National Poetry Month throughout April.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Wed, April 26 | The Emerson String Quartet celebrates its 40th anniversary at The Greene Space.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Wed, May 3 | Leave the emails, phone calls, and stress behind, and settle in for an hour of musical serenity as rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers. Today's concert features chamber music by Schubert, Bartók and Mendelssohn performed by the Bordone Quartet.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Mon, May 15 | Join us for the next in this series of unfettered fêtes celebrating opera in a whole new way. MET Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts an evening of with performances by MET Opera Star Ailyn Perez, amuse bouches by chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico — and confessions of salacious secrets. Co-hosted by writer and performer Justin Sayre.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Wed, June 7 | Leave the emails, phone calls, and stress behind, and settle in for an hour of musical serenity as rising stars from The Juilliard School perform selections from some of classical music’s best-loved composers.
Friday, June 16, 2017
Fri, June 16 | Fresh from the competition, this year's medalists join us in their first public appearance as winners. WQXR’s Elliott Forrest hosts this special evening of music and conversation.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Thurs, June 22 | Loosen the laces of your corset for WQXR’s first official celebration of NYC Pride Week — and our final Opera Party of the season. MET Opera star Anthony Roth Costanzo curates and hosts a searing romp with tenor and force-of-nature Anthony Dean Griffey, a surreal confection by cake-maker Elizabeth Hodes and enticing opportunities to show off just how much pride you feel. Co-hosted by Justin Vivian Bond.
Join us in The Greene Space at WNYC for live radio shows, concerts, visual arts, debates and much more. Now presenting "Answer Songs" with Rick Moody, Bullseye Presents: "Make Your Thing" with Jesse Thorn and John Hodgman, and The World Is Round: A Children's Audio Play.