WQXR Staff

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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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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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