Amanda Angel

Amanda Angel appears in the following:

Reasons for Lincoln Center Leader's Exit Leak Out

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

WQXR
The circumstances surrounding Jed Bernstein's quick departure as president of Lincoln Center become clearer; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Sondra Radvanovsky to Replace Anna Netrebko as Norma

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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Anna Netrebko's decision to forgo upcoming performances of 'Norma' has forced casting changes among four different companies, including the Metropolitan Opera.
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Marian Anderson to Appear on the $5 Bill

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WQXR
The great contralto will become the only artist to be depicted on a U.S. bill; a cast change at the WNO's Ring; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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New York Opera Fest Shines Light on City's Smaller Companies

Monday, May 02, 2016

WQXR
A new opera festival promotes NYC's other opera companies and honors one of our own; the creators of 'JFK' talk to Studio 360; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Robert Shaw Centennial Celebration at Carnegie Hall

Friday, April 29, 2016

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Robert Shaw is feted by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Carnegie Hall; further details about the Steve Jobs opera; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Resurrected New York City Opera Revives an American Work

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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After 19 years, an American Opera gets its second viewing; Gael Garcia Bernal on Gustavo Dudamel; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Birthday for 'Für Elise'

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

WQXR
On this day 206 years ago, Beethoven wrote "Fur Elise"; additional candidates to fill James Levine's role at the Met; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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James Levine Set to Retire from the Met

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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After a 45-year career at the Metropolitan Opera, the legendary maestro will become the organization's music director emeritus.
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Steinway's Grand Design: A Modern Temple to the Piano

Monday, April 11, 2016

WQXR
On Monday, Steinway opens its new flagship retail store with a state-of-the-art concert hall in Midtown New York. See images of the piano purveyor's new digs.
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Soprano Ailyn Pérez Wins Beverly Sills Award

Thursday, April 07, 2016

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The soprano, who made her Met debut last season, is the 11th recipient of the award and will receive $50,000 to help further her career. 
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Soprano Tamara Wilson Wins 2016 Richard Tucker Award

Monday, April 04, 2016

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Houston-based soprano Tamara Wilson, known for her portrayal of Verdi's heroines, is the recipient of the annual award with its $50,000 prize.
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With 'Yardbird,' Apollo and Opera Philadelphia Launch Partnership

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

WQXR
The Apollo and Opera Philadelphia will follow their presentation of 'Charlie Parker's Yardbird' with 'We Shall Not Be Moved' next year and a production to be presented in 2019. 
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In-Studio: Avi Avital Performs from 'Between Worlds'

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

WQXR
Mandolin player Avi Avital visited the WQXR studios with accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and percussionist Itamar Doari to play a selection of lively Hungarian, Turkish and Georgian works.

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6 Stranger-Than-Fiction Events that Inspired Alexander Chee

Monday, March 28, 2016

WQXR
The author of the new novel, 'Queen of the Night,' stops by to read an excerpt from his book and details the romantic and bizarre episodes from operatic history that entered his story.
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A 'Miracle' on Park Avenue

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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An contemporary masterwork receives its first U.S. staging; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Five Lessons the Orchestra Can Learn from Museums

Friday, March 18, 2016

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Leon Botstein, president of Bard and director of the ASO, discusses how his new project, The Orchestra Now, is looking at the visual arts to rethink the role of the symphony orchestra.
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The Encore Heard Around the World

Monday, March 14, 2016

Javier Camarena performs a rare feat during Saturday afternoon's Met broadcast; listen to Avi Avital perform live; and more to listen, read and watch in the WQXR Whole Note.

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Anthony Roth Costanzo Buffs Up and Bares All at ENO

Monday, March 07, 2016

WQXR
Anthony Roth Costanzo explains the physical transformation he underwent to take on the role of the Egyptian pharoah Akhnaten, and shares exclusive photos of his exposed performance.
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Seven Women Conductors Who Deserve Attention

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

In honor of Women's History Month, here are seven young female conductors, who are making history with their successes on the podium.
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David Lang's 8 Favorite Movies About Music

Friday, February 19, 2016

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Oscar-nominated composer David Lang shares his top eight movies about musicians and composers on the eve of the Academy Awards.
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