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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.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Perhaps no sport has inspired such a wealth of musical riches as tennis. As the 2016 U.S. Open gets into swing, here are 11 works inspired by the game.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Heading into the 2015–16 season, here are 11 anniversaries and birthdays to take mark of, from Satie and Dukas to Carlisle Floyd and Milton Babbitt.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Blogger Amanda Angel picks the seven most memorable classical music moments captured on video this summer.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
As the U.S. government searches for a female figure to feature on the $10 bill, it's easy to look for inspiration from abroad.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
There are more ways to celebrate the boy genius than just Mostly Mozart. Try Mainly Mozart, OK Mozart and Mozart Week.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Not all classical musicians listen to classical music all the time. Here are some surprising acts that you’d find on their personal playlists.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Throughout time composers have looked to the stars, sun and moon for inspiration, exploring the universe with their music.
Monday, July 13, 2015
In honor of France’s national holiday, here are five works inspired by the events of the French Revolution. And tune in to WQXR Tuesday for more French music.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
With a bulk of musicians heading out of town and concert season slowing down, here are five favorite Tumblrs for a classical music fix over the summer.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Though he is in line to become one of the most visible figures in classical music Kirill Petrenko is still a mystery to most audiences.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
As you plan your summer reading, there are several new biographies and memoirs written about and by musicians to dive into over the next few months.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
All under 40 and with exciting new works on the way, these five opera composers are forging the future of opera in the United States and beyond.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Even before it was unveiled Tristan had attained a legendary status, and through its history, it has maintained its mysterious aura. Here are five juicy tidbits.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Tuesday marks the 150th birthday of Denmark’s most important composer, Carl Nielsen, and numerous organizations are marking the occasion. Here are five highlights.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Little has changed in piano design over the past century and a half, but over that time several distinguished pianists have tinkered with the instrument to serve their needs.