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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

In 1947, the composer George Kleinsinger wrote the Brooklyn Baseball Cantata, a humorous, largely forgotten work inspired by the Dodgers' cross-town rivalry with the Yankees.
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BMW Says New 5-Series Looks Like a 'Music Conductor in a Tuxedo'

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.
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5 Things to Anticipate After WQXR's Pledge Drive

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.

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Mozart's 'I Want My Music Back' Letter Fetches $217,000 in Auction

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.
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11 Essential WQXR Videos

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.

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Placido Domingo to Miss Four Met Opera Performances to Have Surgery

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Placido Domingo will miss four performances conducting Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera in order to have gallbladder surgery.
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Concertmaster's 19th Century Violin Seized at Russian Airport

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.
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Video: Page Turner Rescues Sonata From Sudden Failure

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.
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Conductor Suffers Podium Injury, Minutes Before Bruckner Concert

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.
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Ailing Baritone Showered with Roses at Metropolitan Opera Return

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.
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Watch: Sara Davis Buechner's Piano Version of 'Meet the Mets'

Sunday, September 27, 2015

First introduced in time for the Met's 2015 NL East Championship win, this "Meet the Mets" arrangement by Sara Davis Buechner makes opening day special.
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