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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
While there are plenty of stories of overachievers who became great classical musicians, we wanted to know about those who didn't get straight As — or even straight Cs.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The orchestral parts for a Stravinsky score thought to have been lost or destroyed in the 1917 revolutions have turned up in a pile of old manuscripts.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Dmitri Hvorostovsky has vowed to return to the Metropolitan Opera for three scheduled performances of Verdi's Il Trovatore, despite undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two student brass players who had recently performed in the season-finale concerts of the Aspen Music Festival died Monday night in a car crash.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Echo Klassik Awards, the German classical music industry's biggest event, on Monday announced its 2015 winners.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The debate over classical crossover music has been around almost since the term itself emerged sometime in the 1980s. Here are 3 releases that buck the connotations.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Last month, the Associated Press uploaded more than 550,000 video clips onto YouTube covering news events dating back to 1895. Here are 5 opera highlights.
Friday, August 07, 2015
The acclaimed Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa has been forced to cancel his appearances this month after falling and fracturing his hip.
Friday, August 07, 2015
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra was performing at Glasgow Airport this week when a goalkeeper for the Celtic Football Club got a chance to pick up the baton.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
You can express a lot of things on license plates.
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.