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Saturday, March 15, 2014
The music of Richard Wagner has been sung in several different languages including French, Italian and English. It's also been sung with a thick Irish brogue, courtesy of tenor John McCormack.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Every Thursday on the Operavore stream we feature a #tbt artist throughout the day. This week we throw it back to American soprano Rosa Ponselle.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
#tbt is a weekly opportunity to remember musical deities from the past who ignite our passion for opera. Every Thursday on the Operavore stream we'll feature a #tbt artist twice an hour until 4 pm.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Although C.P.E. has long been overshadowed by his famous dad, the 300th anniversary of his birth is an opportunity to get to know his standout compositions. Here are five reasons why he matters.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Comedian Sid Caesar, who died Wednesday at age 91, is being remembered as a genius of television and comedy. Yet he had some serious musical experience too.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
During Tuesday night's Carnegie Hall Live broadcast, we confronted several patrons in the hall's lobby to ask: What do you do when you have to cough at a concert?
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
The 22-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov performs Debussy's Reflets dans l'eau and an original piece in The Greene Space.
Sunday, February 02, 2014
In keeping with an annual tradition, here are the 2014 Super Bowl commercials that featured classical music.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
WQXR will present a number of special programs and features throughout Black History Month. Test your knowledge of black classical music history in our quiz.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Aisles of ready-to-assemble furniture, members of the Detroit Symphony and Beethoven's "Ode to Joy": Care to guess what happens next?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Gustavo Dudamel will dedicate the Wednesday night performance of the Berlioz Requiem in Paris to the memory of Claudio Abbado. Watch the live webcast here.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Last week, the classical events finder website Bachtrack published a ranking of the busiest classical musicians in 2013, including orchestras and conductors.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
WQXW 90.3 is expanding its coverage area in Westchester County. On Wednesday, the antenna was upgraded and upgrades will be phased in this week.
Monday, January 13, 2014
This Thursday, Marilyn Horne, the legendary mezzo-soprano and Operavore show host, celebrates her 80th birthday. In commemoration, hear her signature performances on the Operavore stream.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Perhaps some classical music can soothe a political scandal. William Schuman's George Washington Bridge has been a favorite of concert band directors since its premiere in 1950.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday that the Bolshoi Opera, Orchestra and Chorus will make its New York debut this July, giving two performances of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Anna Netrebko has pulled out of the January 9 and 13 performances of L’Elisir d’Amore at the Metropolitan Opera. Her replacement will make her company debut.
Monday, December 30, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, here is a look at several current top 10 (or 15) lists of the best classical albums of the year.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Holiday shopping can be exhausting. And stressful. But a pop-up concert with Yo-Yo Ma can apparently draw shoppers away from their December to-do lists.
Monday, December 02, 2013
Google is honoring what would have been the 90th birthday of operatic soprano Maria Callas with a celebratory Doodle.