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Thursday, May 08, 2014
This week we throw it back to Norwegian soprano Kirsten Flagstad, called "The Voice of the Century" by many a critic.
Friday, April 25, 2014
A startup called KMel Robotics this week released a YouTube video of its programmed drones playing Richard Strauss's Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Throwback Thursday (#tbt) is a weekly opportunity to remember musical legends from the past. Today, it's English contralto Kathleen Ferrier, whose life and career was cut tragically short.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Film archive company British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of historic films to YouTube, making more than 85,000 rare 20th century videos available to the public.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A choral singer collapsed and died at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on Monday, the first death of a musician at the venue since its 2003 opening.
Monday, April 14, 2014
To commemorate the 90th birthday of English conductor Neville Marriner on Tuesday, there was no shortage of recordings for WQXR to choose from.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Do you fall asleep or wake up to classical music? Our sister station WNYC is collecting information on people's sleep habits through a new crowdsourcing project called Clock Your Sleep.
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Friday, April 04, 2014
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
WQXR has already surpassed its goal of collecting 1,000 gently used instruments to give to New York City Public School students. Share your donation story with us.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
This Thursday we're throwing it back to mezzo-soprano Conchita Supervía. We'll play her music throughout the day on the Operavore Stream.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Watch what happens as the Odessa Philharmonic and Opera Chorus stage an "Ode to Joy” flash mob performance in the middle of the city's bustling bazaar.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Is there a place for season-specific programming in classical music? Must summer always mean pops and winter heartier fare? And what should signify spring? Tell us as we mark the first day of the Vernal Equinox.
Monday, March 17, 2014
"The Man With the Golden Flute" joined Jeff Spurgeon on St. Patrick's Day to talk about his Irish upbringing and a new online teaching method for flute.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
It’s the March Madness Matinee. This week March Madness comes to Operavore with a full length opera every day at 2 pm on the Operavore Stream.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
The music of Richard Wagner has been sung in several different languages including French, Italian and English. It's also been sung with a thick Irish brogue, courtesy of tenor John McCormack.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Every Thursday on the Operavore stream we feature a #tbt artist throughout the day. This week we throw it back to American soprano Rosa Ponselle.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
#tbt is a weekly opportunity to remember musical deities from the past who ignite our passion for opera. Every Thursday on the Operavore stream we'll feature a #tbt artist twice an hour until 4 pm.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Although C.P.E. has long been overshadowed by his famous dad, the 300th anniversary of his birth is an opportunity to get to know his standout compositions. Here are five reasons why he matters.