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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.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Last week, the Opéra de Paris launched 3e Scène, or “3rd Stage,” a new website showcasing digital design. Here are three highlights.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
In an age when one can't walk down a sidewalk without bumping into someone immersed in their smartphone, Anthony Tommasini's column touched a nerve.
Monday, September 14, 2015
From the sublime to the truly ridiculous, here are three moments that had classical music and opera fans talking this weekend.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
While there are plenty of stories of overachievers who became great classical musicians, we wanted to know about those who didn't get straight As — or even straight Cs.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
The orchestral parts for a Stravinsky score thought to have been lost or destroyed in the 1917 revolutions have turned up in a pile of old manuscripts.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Dmitri Hvorostovsky has vowed to return to the Metropolitan Opera for three scheduled performances of Verdi's Il Trovatore, despite undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two student brass players who had recently performed in the season-finale concerts of the Aspen Music Festival died Monday night in a car crash.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Echo Klassik Awards, the German classical music industry's biggest event, on Monday announced its 2015 winners.