WQXR Staff

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Celebrating Amateur Musicians

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

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Our Moonlighter Competition launches; Bret Easton Ellis directs a film inspired by "The Barber of Seville"; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Does Hand Size Matter?

Monday, March 07, 2016

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Does the length of pianists' fingers make a difference; remembering Nikolaus Harnoncourt; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Leap Year Birthday Celebration

Monday, February 29, 2016

Gioachino Rossini's 55th birthday celebration; music performances not included on the Oscars; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Listening to Beer and Drinking Classical Music

Friday, February 26, 2016

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We celebrate New York City Beer Week; a tiny opera singer tweets her travails; and more to listen, read and watch in the WQXR Whole Note.

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Dreaming of Summer Music Festivals

Monday, February 22, 2016

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Spring is still a month away, but we're warming up with the thoughts and schedules of this year's summer music festivals.

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky's Courageous Carnegie Comeback

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Dmitri Hvorostovsky returns after cancer treatments; Marc-André Hamlin performs his own composition; and more to read, watch and listen to in the Whole Note.

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When Prokofiev Lived in New York

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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While Serge Prokofiev's music is familiar with audiences throughout New York, his history in the city is less known.

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Carnegie Hall Announces 2016-17 Season

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Carnegie Hall released its 2016-17 season Tuesday, celebrating Venice, Bruckner and Steve Reich, amid a continuation of its ambitious commissions projects.
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New and Noteworthy Classical Releases

Monday, January 25, 2016

In honor of Mozart’s birthday this Wednesday, we feature a compilation of his most beloved arias interpreted by acclaimed baritone Christian Gerhaher and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

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Classical Music Wins Big at Golden Globe Awards

Sunday, January 10, 2016

The classical music-themed series "Mozart in the Jungle" and composer Ennio Morricone came up big with wins in their categories at the 2016 Golden Globe awards.
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Grammys 2016: List of Classical Nominees

Monday, December 07, 2015

The Grammy award nominations for 2016 have been announced. Read about the notable classical artists and recordings and see the full list of nominees.
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Xian Zhang Joins New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as Music Director

Monday, November 16, 2015

Xian Zhang will be the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s 14th music director starting a four-year term in September 2016.
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Skyping Audience Member Disrupts Daniel Hope Performance

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Disruptive mobile device use during classical concerts reached a new level when an audience member began a video Skype session during a Daniel Hope performance.
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From the Archives: A Brooklyn Baseball Cantata

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

As fans await the New York Mets' return to the World Series – the first time they've advanced since 2000 – it's worth recalling a famous baseball rivalry in New York City history.
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BMW Says New 5-Series Looks Like a 'Music Conductor in a Tuxedo'

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Musical names have long been used by carmakers to suggest a sense of elegance or class. The latest effort comes from BMW.
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5 Things to Anticipate After WQXR's Pledge Drive

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Over the next two months, we've got you covered with concert broadcasts, special events and other ways to feed your passion for classical music.

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Mozart's 'I Want My Music Back' Letter Fetches $217,000 in Auction

Friday, October 16, 2015

A letter by Mozart seeking to reclaim some scores from a friend fetched $217,000 at an auction in Boston on Thursday.
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11 Essential WQXR Videos

Friday, October 16, 2015

Videos allow WQXR to share music and tell stories in ways that go beyond our traditional role as a broadcaster. Here are 11 that we consider particularly unique or extraordinary.

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Placido Domingo to Miss Four Met Opera Performances to Have Surgery

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Placido Domingo will miss four performances conducting Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera in order to have gallbladder surgery.
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Concertmaster's 19th Century Violin Seized at Russian Airport

Sunday, October 11, 2015

A 19th century violin belonging to the concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra was seized by customs officers in Russia on Thursday as he tried to leave the country.
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