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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.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Though his only realized theatrical work was the recent "Lazarus" musical, produced by New York Theater Workshop, Bowie did have several close encounters with opera.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle" portrays the intriguing side of classical music, but it also uses real contemporary performers to do it.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
We look ahead at the important 2016 stories we will be following in the world of classical music.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
In 2015, popular videos from classical music artists and organizations reached new audiences. Here are some of the most popular of the year.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
We celebrate Beethoven's birthday this week with a trove of streaming content for you to discover. Watch Beethoven's "Fidelio," piano sonatas, symphonies and more.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Peter Schickele's first big performance as P.D.Q. Bach was 50 years ago this month. Help us celebrate his classical comedy with these videos before his anniversary concert at Town Hall.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of composer Jean Sibelius's birth with music, videos and creativity and more.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
From those who enjoy music to those who aspire to make it, here are 17 gifts that will please the music-lover on your list this holiday season.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
WQXR blogger Amanda Angel counts down nine pilgrimage themes in classical and opera, included also is Charles Ives's Holiday Symphony for Thanksgiving.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
By now Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's love of opera is well known. Here are six examples of her indulging in opera.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Blogger Amanda Angel writes about how classical music and food combine into a singular experience in locations around the world.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
In this week of changing clocks and sleep adjustments, Amanda Angel reminds us of the power of lullabies to help us relax and even sleep.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
With shrieking violins, plaintive cellos, and spooky percussive sounds, these scary movie scores use classical music, or classical composers to bone-chilling effect.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
It's not only sports stars who have to overcome injuries and illnesses to perform well. These ten performers fought through both public and private maladies to satisfy fans.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Hospitals, orphanages, parks, and science centers—these are not the normal places where you’d expect to find noted composers. But here are seven such programs.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
As he turns 60 on Wednesday, here are 11 standout videos of Yo-Yo Ma at work and play.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
George Gershwin famously included Parisian taxi horns in his An American in Paris; here are seven other classical music works about cars.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The Independent newspaper in London recently asked why classical musician biographies are so numbingly dull. Here are nine that break with convention.