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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Musical names have long been used by carmakers to suggest a sense of elegance or class. The latest effort comes from BMW.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Over the next two months, we've got you covered with concert broadcasts, special events and other ways to feed your passion for classical music.
Friday, October 16, 2015
A letter by Mozart seeking to reclaim some scores from a friend fetched $217,000 at an auction in Boston on Thursday.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Videos allow WQXR to share music and tell stories in ways that go beyond our traditional role as a broadcaster. Here are 11 that we consider particularly unique or extraordinary.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Placido Domingo will miss four performances conducting Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera in order to have gallbladder surgery.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
A 19th century violin belonging to the concertmaster of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra was seized by customs officers in Russia on Thursday as he tried to leave the country.
Friday, October 09, 2015
"Any news a page turner makes can only be bad," a critic once wrote. But with this tempest, the page turner is the evening's hero.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
The conductor Dennis Russell Davies suffered a serious knee injury 30 minutes before a concert on Sunday night, forcing a last-minute substitution.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Amid emotional scenes, audience and musicians at the Metropolitan Opera House welcomed back Dmitri Hvorostovsky as he takes a pause from treatment for a brain tumor.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The pianist has released a video of her performance of an original arrangement of "Meet the Mets," just in time for the NL East Championship win.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Studio 360’s Kurt Andersen spoke with Esa-Pekka Salonen if he's interested in taking on a music directorship at the New York Philharmonic.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Pope Francis has spoken of his love of artists like pianist Clara Haskil, conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler, and operas such as Wagner's Parsifal and Puccini's Turandot.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
In the mid-1980s, Placido Domingo began to realize his potential as a crossover artist. Among other ventures, he sang a duet with Miss Piggy in a "Night of 100 Stars" TV special.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Monday's opening night of the Metropolitan Opera brought the traditional red carpet, gussied-up celebrity guests and a parade of arriving singers.