WQXR Staff

WQXR Staff appears in the following:

Imagining a Composer's Political Struggle

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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A windfall of new literature about Shostakovich; Irving Berlin's birthday; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Babbitt Centennial

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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Celebrating Milton Babbitt's 100th birthday; the Los Angeles Phil's virtual reality project wins a real award; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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The Top Moonlighters Are Crowned

Monday, May 09, 2016

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The winners of WQXR's Classical Moonlighters Competition are named; James Levine leads his final Met opera as music director; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Looking Back at Levine's Legacy

Friday, May 06, 2016

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Peruse a timeline of milestones of James Levine's tenure at the Met; Valery Gergiev leads a concert in Syria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Milestone for a New York Icon

Thursday, May 05, 2016

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Commemorating Carnegie, a landmark for all New Yorkers; watch a woman squeeze 50 classical music puns into two minutes; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Reasons for Lincoln Center Leader's Exit Leak Out

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

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The circumstances surrounding Jed Bernstein's quick departure as president of Lincoln Center become clearer; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Marian Anderson to Appear on the $5 Bill

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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The great contralto will become the only artist to be depicted on a U.S. bill; a cast change at the WNO's Ring; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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New York Opera Fest Shines Light on City's Smaller Companies

Monday, May 02, 2016

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A new opera festival promotes NYC's other opera companies and honors one of our own; the creators of 'JFK' talk to Studio 360; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Robert Shaw Centennial Celebration at Carnegie Hall

Friday, April 29, 2016

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Robert Shaw is feted by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Carnegie Hall; further details about the Steve Jobs opera; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Esa-Pekka Salonen Will Replace Levine in Met Orchestra Series

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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The Met fills holes left by James Levine's retirement; Symphomania gets an encore; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Meet the WQXR Moonlighter Finalists, Part 2

Monday, April 25, 2016

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Get to know the talented performers who made it this far in WQXR's first competition for amateur musicians. Introducing our most mature competitors.

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3 Figures Behind This Year's 21st Century Music Marathon

Monday, April 25, 2016

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Sampling 21st century music for the 21st century orchestra; clarinetist Anthony McGill joins us on air and in person; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Dearly Beloved, Pop Icon Prince Dies at 57

Thursday, April 21, 2016

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Remembering Prince, who created work on an operatic scale; celebrating Menuhin's and Shakespeare's anniversaries; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Preparing a Musical Seder

Thursday, April 21, 2016

A list of music for the first night of Passover; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Short History of WQXR's Peabody Awards

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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From newspaper strikes to cutting-edge composers, a look at WQXR's history with the Peabodys; a tenor loses his soprano; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Henry Threadgill Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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The composer/improvisor is honored for "In for a Penny, In for a Pound;" with the 2016 Pulitzers set, the Peabody's are up next; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Speculation Begins on Levine's Successor at the Met

Monday, April 18, 2016

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Who will be the next music director of the Met; a documentary about an eccentric Russian pianist opens; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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An Appreciation of the James Levine Era

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Fred Plotkin appraises James Levine's tenure at the Met; Augustin Hadelich impresses at The Greene Space; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Jed Bernstein Resigns as Lincoln Center President

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The president of Lincoln Center is leaving his position to pursue creative and producing opportunities.
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A Brew with Notes of Mango and Mambo

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Yonkers Brewing Co. explains the recipe behind WBrewXR; San Francisco Symphony joins Facebook Live; and more to listen, watch and read in WQXR's Whole Note.

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