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Friday, July 31, 2015
Philip Glass is the latest composer to avoid the so-called "Curse of the Ninth Symphony" and write a 10th Symphony. What's your favorite?
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Paul Freeman, the founder of the Chicago Sinfonetta, died on Tuesday. Listen to a 1975 interview with him from WQXR's show Classical Music and the Afro-American.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
"I didn't really know how to show my opposition," said the musician, "so that was my way of doing it."
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Two Mercedes Benz 600 limousines once belonging to Maria Callas are to lead the sale of vehicle collection at the French auction house Artcurial on Monday.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
In honor of Bastille Day, tell us which of these 2015 news stories best captures the spirit of France that we know and love.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar (pictured), a 27-year-old Mongolian baritone, on Friday won the Grand Prix in the International Tchaikovsky Competition.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Ahead of Sunday's gay pride parade, we invite you to learn more about the history of LGBT composers through our quiz.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has canceled his summer performances after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Watch the archived video of The Bacon Brothers and student musicians jamming in The Greene Space to help kick off the second WQXR Instrument Drive.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
In what looks like an image from a horror movie, a photo of a blood-stained piano keyboard has been making the rounds on social media since Friday.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The casts of "The Lion King" and "Aladdin" staged an a cappella sing-off at LaGuardia Airport Sunday night when storms delayed numerous flights.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Margaret Juntwait's death Wednesday has elicited a flood of reactions, from those who knew her best, from colleagues and friends.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Are you a molto devoto listener? Or molto leggiero? Take our quiz and gauge your level of fandom.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony and The Knights have been selected to participate in the inaugural SHIFT Festival.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The pianist Emanuel Ax – or "Yo-Yo Ma's accompanist" – is asked about awards he didn't win and the various "songs" that he performs.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Richard Wagner, who was born 202 years ago on Friday, is being celebrated in an unusual way in his native Germany.
Monday, May 18, 2015
"The musicians play the instruments. I play the orchestra," says Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs in the first trailer for Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin's film "Steve Jobs."
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The $150 million donation from private-equity billionaire Stephen A. Schwarzman to develop a new center for student life and cultural programming has prompted heated debate.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Members of the Baltimore Symphony gave a free concert Wednesday for a city that 36 hours earlier had been rocked by violent protests.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
The conductor Leopold Stokowski, who was born 133 years ago Saturday, was noted for a conducting style that spurned the traditional baton.