Aaron Dalton

Assistant Producer, WQXR

Aaron Dalton is the assistant producer for live broadcasts and events at New York’s Classical radio station, WQXR.

After producing concerts and educational programs for the World Music Institute and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Aaron came to WQXR in 2011 to assist with the nationally-distributed concert series Carnegie Hall Live!, as well as live events and broadcasts from The Jerome L. Greene Space, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, and other venues.

Aaron trained at Sear Sound recording studios under legendary studio founder Walter Sear, then as assistant engineer for tracking and mixing sessions at Stratosphere Sound with Chief Engineer Geoff Sanoff. During his studio-rat days, Aaron worked on albums such as Wilco's A Ghost is Born, Hem's Eveningland and Norah Jones' Feels Like Home, with producers including Arif Mardin, Jim O'Rourke, Ethan Johns, Daniel Rey, Adam Schlesinger and Gary Maurer. In between sessions, Aaron earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Technology from New York University.

At WQXR, in addition to work on Carnegie Hall Live!, Aaron helps produce the summer series Concerts from The Frick Collection and the McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase, which has been on WQXR.

Aaron Dalton appears in the following:

Young Artist Piano Competition Winners From Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Talented young pianists gathered this past summer at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., to perform at the winner's concert of the International Young Artist Piano Competition.


Live from Philadelphia: Old World, New World

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Eavesdrop on the season opener from Astral Artists in a program of mostly Jewish music from the Church of the Holy Trinity in Philadelphia.


The Bachauer Competition Winners Concert

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

A pair of 20-year-old pianists are the new winners of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer competition: Yun Wei and Alan Woo. Hear them perform this week on the Young Artists Showcase.


In Studio with The Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Last week, The Donald Sinta Quartet drove 11 hours from Ann Arbor, Mich., to perform in the Young Artists Showcase studio.

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Fall Fiddle and Sax, Plus a Poet Laureate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins features into this week's Young Artists Showcase of premieres and return visits.

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Music from the Hartt School, Part II

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

This week, the Young Artists Showcase returns to The Hartt School in Connecticut for more performances by Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams and a string quartet called 20/20.

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Music from the Hartt School, Part I

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Young Artists Showcase goes to The Hartt School in Connecticut for a return performance by Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams, and introductions to a string quartet called 20/20.

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In Studio with Pianist Stanislav Khristenko

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pianist Stanislav Khristenko came by the Young Artists Showcase studio to show off his range with performances of Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and more.


Encore: Avery Fisher Artists 40th Anniversary

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

This week hear an encore of the Avery Fisher Career Grant Program's 40th anniversary gala concert, with performances by 2014 recipients.


'The Scottish Play' With Trio Settecento

Monday, September 08, 2014

 American period instrument ensemble Trio Settecento performs 18th century Scottish reels, variations and sonatas in a program they called "The Scottish Play."


Encore: In Studio with the Lysander Trio

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A studio session with the Lysander Piano Trio featuring works by Mozart, Ravel and the radio premiere by a teen composer.


Encore: The 2013 Young Concert Artists Winners

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A reprise of the exclusive, intimate gala concert performances from the most recent winners of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions.


Olivier Cavé Tells the story of the Italian Pianoforte

Monday, August 25, 2014

Italian-Swiss pianist Olivier Cave tells the story of the pianoforte, the original piano, through 18th century Italian music.


Encore: Studio Session with WindSync

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, the quintet WindSync aims to "channel the boy band mentality," as they explain on this encore episode of the Showcase.


Encore: 2013 Gina Bachauer Competition Winners

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

This week, the Young Artists Showcase listens back to a concert broadcast from this past October that introduced the new winners of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition. 


Swan Song from Baritone Wolfgang Holzmair

Monday, August 11, 2014

More than 20 years after his New York debut at the Frick, Austrian baritone Wolfgang Holzmair performs here on his farewell tour.


At the Round Top Festival, Part II

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Young Artists Showcase returns to deep in the heart of Texas and the Round Top Festival Institute.


Introducing Pianist Stanislav Khristenko

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, the Showcase introduces Ukrainian-born pianist Stanislav Khristenko, the gold medalist at the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition.


Meccorre Quartet Play Schubert and Penderecki

Monday, July 21, 2014

A young Polish quartet with an Italian name, the Meccorre Quartet, gave its North American debut recital in this recent performance at The Frick Collection.


Tour Baroque Italy with Maurice Steger

Monday, July 14, 2014

Making his New York recital debut, recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger gives a tour of Italy through its Baroque music, from Venice in the north down to Naples in the south.

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