Amanda Angel

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James Levine Set to Retire from the Met

Thursday, April 14, 2016

WQXR
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

WQXR
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

WQXR
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

WQXR
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

WQXR
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

WQXR
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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Seven Outrageous Demands that Shaped Wagner’s Ring

Monday, February 08, 2016

WQXR
A new show looks at the making of Wagner's Ring, including the composer's audacious asks that made it possible.
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Dudamel and Classical Music Score at Super Bowl 50

Monday, February 08, 2016

WQXR
Super Bowl 50 may not have been an instant classic, but the broadcast had several moments to please classical music fans.
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Classical Music on the Presidential Campaign Trail

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

One point of agreement among some of the 2016 candidates running for president is a love of classical music.
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9 Shadows Looming in Opera and Classical Music

Monday, February 01, 2016

WQXR
Punxsutawney Phil isn't alone in casting a shadow of significance, here are nine additional umbral examples from opera and classical music in honor of Groundhog Day.
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New York Philharmonic Names Jaap van Zweden as Its New Music Director

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

After nearly a year of speculation, the New York Philharmonic announced that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Jaap van Zweden will become its next music director.
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15 Masters Who Have Been Compared to Mozart

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

In honor of Mozart's birthday on Jan. 27, here are 15 people whose excellence and productivity have resulted in their being mentioned in the same breath as the great composer.
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9 Works Written in Support of Civil Rights

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.

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