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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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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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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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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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Les Arts Florissants Revive an 18th-Century 'Hit'

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The French Baroque specialists bring "Les Fêtes Vénitiennes" to BAM; Meet the Composer is introduced to the Peabodys; and more the listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Meet the Composer Named Finalist for 2016 Peabody Award

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Q2 Music's Meet the Composer podcast with Nadia Sirota was named a finalist for a 2016 Peabody Award, which celebrates media arts of the highest ambitions and standards.

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Happy Birthday, Alberto Ginastera

Monday, April 11, 2016

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Argentina's most famous composer turns 100; getting ready for Flute Fest with Sir James Galway; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Meet the WQXR Moonlighter Finalists, Part 1

Friday, April 08, 2016

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As WQXR's first competition for amateur musicians towards the finals concerts on May 6, get to know the talented performers who made it this far. First up, the 19- to 34-year olds.

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Manfred Honeck Elevates the Art of Note-Taking

Thursday, April 07, 2016

The lengths conductor Manfred Honeck goes to prepare an orchestra; a Hungarian classical music reality series gets a distributor; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Preparing for Battle

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

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The opera world gets ready for Kathleen Battle's return to the Met; the winner of WQXR's Suite 16 is crowned and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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An Ode to Poetry and Music

Monday, April 04, 2016

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Musical verse by Shakespeare, Dickinson and other bards in honor of National Poetry Month; "Meet the Mets" meets Gershwin; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Rooting Out Chauvinism in Classical Music

Monday, March 28, 2016

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Composer Olga Neuwirth addresses gender inequity among composers; Brussels starts to heal with a dose of Beethoven; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Michael Bacon Cooks Up a Concerto

Friday, March 18, 2016

Michael Bacon of The Bacon Brothers writes a work for his first instrument; Bach birthday party planning; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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