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Saturday, November 15, 2014
Some of the greatest composers and performers can suffer from the most questionable packaging. In honor of J.S. Bach, check out the Bachstock edition of truly bad cover art.
Monday, November 03, 2014
A video has gone viral showing the Danish National Chamber Orchestra attempting to perform after eating some of the world's hottest chili peppers.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A Southwest Airlines flight to Denver was the scene of an inventive duet recently when Francisco Vila, a cellist, and Maximillian, a beatboxing flight attendant, performed Bach.
Friday, October 24, 2014
As Wi-Fi service gradually expands through New York City's subways, it was only a matter of time before busking musicians would find a way to turn it to their advantage.
Monday, October 06, 2014
Emily Hornor Ma, the daughter of Yo-Yo Ma, was married on Sept. 27 at a church in Lenox, Mass., but asked her father not to play at the wedding.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
The disarray at Rome's largest opera house continued Thursday when the company's board voted to fire its choir and orchestra, and replace them with outsourced artists
Monday, September 29, 2014
A respected London chamber ensemble is preparing to launch its tenth anniversary season but it has a little problem: its name is Isis.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation’s national anthem. Here are five notable classical takes.
Monday, September 08, 2014
With audience etiquette in the news again recently, here's an example of how people attended concerts during the Cold War.
Monday, September 08, 2014
WQXR announced on Monday its 2014-15 season of Carnegie Hall Live, featuring 12 broadcasts spanning piano recitals, orchestral concerts and opera stars.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Work occupies a big space in our lives. So with Labor Day comes the opportunity to explore the theme of work in classical music.
Monday, August 25, 2014
WQXR host Jeff Spurgeon has added his name to the growing list of folks in the worlds of classical music and broadcasting who have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Eleanor Bartsch, a violinist in the Madison Symphony Orchestra in Wisconsin, performed a bit of Bach on Saturday night for an unlikely audience.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Two men were charged on Friday with murder in the death of Mary Whitaker, a violinist who performed with the Westchester Philharmonic and other New York ensembles.
Monday, August 18, 2014
In memory of Licia Albanese, who died last week, we've uncovered this gem from the archives: an all-Puccini concert featuring Albanese with the tenor Richard Tucker.
Friday, August 15, 2014
In 1988, Lauren Bacall made a memorable appearance at Leonard Bernstein's 70th birthday gala at Tanglewood, serenading him with "The Saga of Lenny."
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Russian soprano Marina Poplavskaya has pulled out of the opening-night production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. The American soprano Amanda Majeski will replace her as Countess Almaviva.
Friday, August 01, 2014
The Arena of Verona, one of the most iconic outdoor opera venues in the world, could be getting a roof. What do you think of the idea?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
New York Philharmonic violists Rebecca Young and Rémi Pelletier and violinist Sarah Pratt hold an unusual rehearsal this week in Vail, Colorado.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
This 1961 report on the Glyndebourne Festival in Sussex, England presents a rather dramatic contrast to the modern-day parks concert concept.