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Monday, February 22, 2016
Spring is still a month away, but we're warming up with the thoughts and schedules of this year's summer music festivals.
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.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
While Serge Prokofiev's music is familiar with audiences throughout New York, his history in the city is less known.
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.
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
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.
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
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.