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Saturday, February 15, 2014
Comedian Sid Caesar, who died Wednesday at age 91, is being remembered as a genius of television and comedy. Yet he had some serious musical experience too.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
During Tuesday night's Carnegie Hall Live broadcast, we confronted several patrons in the hall's lobby to ask: What do you do when you have to cough at a concert?
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
The 22-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov performs Debussy's Reflets dans l'eau and an original piece in The Greene Space.
Sunday, February 02, 2014
In keeping with an annual tradition, here are the 2014 Super Bowl commercials that featured classical music.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
WQXR will present a number of special programs and features throughout Black History Month. Test your knowledge of black classical music history in our quiz.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Aisles of ready-to-assemble furniture, members of the Detroit Symphony and Beethoven's "Ode to Joy": Care to guess what happens next?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Gustavo Dudamel will dedicate the Wednesday night performance of the Berlioz Requiem in Paris to the memory of Claudio Abbado. Watch the live webcast here.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Last week, the classical events finder website Bachtrack published a ranking of the busiest classical musicians in 2013, including orchestras and conductors.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
WQXW 90.3 is expanding its coverage area in Westchester County. On Wednesday, the antenna was upgraded and upgrades will be phased in this week.
Monday, January 13, 2014
This Thursday, Marilyn Horne, the legendary mezzo-soprano and Operavore show host, celebrates her 80th birthday. In commemoration, hear her signature performances on the Operavore stream.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Perhaps some classical music can soothe a political scandal. William Schuman's George Washington Bridge has been a favorite of concert band directors since its premiere in 1950.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday that the Bolshoi Opera, Orchestra and Chorus will make its New York debut this July, giving two performances of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Anna Netrebko has pulled out of the January 9 and 13 performances of L’Elisir d’Amore at the Metropolitan Opera. Her replacement will make her company debut.
Monday, December 30, 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, here is a look at several current top 10 (or 15) lists of the best classical albums of the year.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Holiday shopping can be exhausting. And stressful. But a pop-up concert with Yo-Yo Ma can apparently draw shoppers away from their December to-do lists.
Monday, December 02, 2013
Google is honoring what would have been the 90th birthday of operatic soprano Maria Callas with a celebratory Doodle.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
It was bound to happen. A "Rob Ford Opera," commissioned by CBC Radio and sung by emerging artists from Calgary Opera, has gone viral on YouTube.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
A Veteran's Day concert by the Louisiana Philharmonic faced an awkward moment on Monday, when the orchestra began a newly commissioned piano concerto without the soloist in place on stage.
Monday, November 11, 2013
If Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had a Facebook page, here are a few things you might find at the top of his list of "likes."
Friday, November 08, 2013
Editta Sherman, a photographer dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall," died last week at age 101. Here's a gallery of her portraits of classical musicians.