WQXR Staff

WQXR Staff appears in the following:

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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Your St. Patrick's Day Playlist

Thursday, March 17, 2016

What to listen to on St. Patrick's Day; the L.A. Philharmonic visits The Late Show; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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The Art of Singing Off Key

Friday, March 11, 2016

A movie about an off-key opera singer; Jennifer Koh opens up her brain to science; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Remembering the Fifth Beatle

Thursday, March 10, 2016

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In order to guide The Beatles and create pop music history, George Martin, who died Tuesday, drew upon classical music training; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Glenn Gould and Beverly Sills Are Winners in Donald Trump's Book

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

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Donald Trump's connection to the classical world; the Met's National Council finalists; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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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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