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Classical Clicks: Do Opera Prodigies Exist?

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, the rise of 13-year-old opera singer Laura Bretan.

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Watch: 'The History of Classical Music' in Under 5 Minutes

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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YouTuber Jon Cozart created an a capella video following the (loose) trajectory of classical music, from Hildegard von Bingen to John Williams.
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'Game of Thrones' Tour Brings Live Music to Fans

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

While waiting for the popular television show's seventh season launch, 'Game of Thrones' composer Ramin Djawadi is touring with a live orchestra and chorus.
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Classical Clicks: Sondheim Plans a New Musical for 2017

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, Stephen Sondheim plans a new work based on Luis Buñuel's films.

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From Punk to Purcell: Vivienne Westwood Outfits Monteverdi Choir

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Dame Vivienne Westwood, who once dressed the Sex Pistols and forged a punk aesthetic, has created a new design for the English Baroque ensemble. 
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Einojuhani Rautavaara, Prolific Finnish Composer, Dies at 87

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Rautavaara, an acclaimed composer who influenced a generation of Finnish composers, has died.
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Classical Clicks: John Williams Answers to a 'Star Wars' Fanfare

Friday, July 22, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week see composer John Williams serenaded by a pair of brass players.

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Classical Clicks: A Pop-Up Concert in Hanoi

Friday, July 08, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week watch a Vietnamese ensemble stage a street-side concert.

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Classical Clicks: Andris Nelsons Parts Ways with Bayreuth

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, a maestro severs his ties with a German opera house.

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How John Philip Sousa Almost Authored Our National Anthem

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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In honor of Independence Day, we trace the popularity of John Philip Sousa's most famous march "Stars and Stripes Forever," which almost became the official song of the U.S. 

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Classical Clicks: Tickling the Ivories in the Arctic

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features an eco-conscious pianist performing next to glaciers.

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Map: Make Music New York's Classical Offerings

Monday, June 20, 2016

Where to find classical music during Make Music New York on Tuesday.

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Classical Clicks: An Adagio in Remembrance of Orlando's Victims

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features the NY Phil's Central Park tribute to Orlando.

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Classical Clicks: Sometimes You Need an #OperaBoost

Thursday, June 09, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features a pair of opera stars crashing CBS's 'Late Late Show.'

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Watch 371 Trombones Play Wagner and Bernstein

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

On Wednesday, 371 trombone players braved the rainy weather to create their own thunder on the Lincoln Center campus.
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Happy Birthday, Martha Argerich

Friday, June 03, 2016

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Celebrating pianist Martha Argerich's 75th birthday; a round-up of commentary on the Met's new music director; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Why Pianists Love Chopin

Thursday, June 02, 2016

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Before they gather to play more than 10 hours of his work for solo piano, we asked performers in WQXR's All-Day Chopin Marathon about their connection to the composer.
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How Elgar's 'Pomp and Circumstance' Marched Its Way into Graduation Season

Thursday, June 02, 2016

It's graduation season, and you've probably already heard the "Graduation March." Except that's not its name, and it wasn't written for commencement.

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Summer Reads for Music Lovers

Friday, May 27, 2016

A roundup of recent books to delight classical music and opera lovers; Cecilia Bartoli gets ready for her turn as Maria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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City Opera Announces 2016-17 Season

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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NYCO plans seven operas for next season, including a new Hal Prince "Candide;" an opera-singing bus driver gains fans among fares; and more to read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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