WQXR Press Room

All press inquiries and requests for interviews with WQXR personalities and staff may be directed to WQXR's Senior Director of Publicity Jennifer Houlihan Roussel at (646) 829-4497 or jhoulihan@wqxr.org.

Do not submit press releases, story ideas or comments to the Department of Publicity; they will not be forwarded. For radio show proposals, see NYPR's Proposal Guidelines or email proposals@wqxr.org.

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Press Releases

March 2014

WQXR Launches First Ever Musical Instrument Drive to Benefit NYC Music Programs
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October 2013

Q2 Music Celebrates Halloween with 24-hour Marathon of Spooky New Music and Film Scores  - Kicks off 12:01am TONIGHT!
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WQXR Declares November "Month of Mozart" - live events, special programming, and "Life With Wolfie" Tumblr page
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WQXR's Q2 Music presents "Celebrating Poland: Lutoslawki, Penderecki and New Music Now
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September 2013

"Carnegie Hall Live," a series of live broadcasts & webcasts
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August 2013

WQXR Brings the Royal Opera House to New York This Fall starting Sept 14
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WQXR Restores Classical Music to Central and Northern Westchester with the New WQXW 90.3 FM 
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June 2013

WQXR’s Operavore presents a special preview of Bel Canto at Caramoor at The Greene Space, June 18 at 7pm
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May 2013

WQXR's Q2 Music presents "RITE OF SPRING FEVER" - 24 hour marathon to celebrate the centennial of Stravinsky's masterpiece
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March 2013

WQXR presents "BACH 360": All-Bach, All the Time on the radio, plus Simone Dinnerstein, Alessio Bax, Jennifer Koh, and others
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December 2012

The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR presents Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” A Radio Drama
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October 2012

WQXR Brings Back "Beethoven Awareness Month" - on-air, online, and in-person festivities all throughout November
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September 2012

WQXR & Carnegie Hall Kick Off 2nd Annual "Carnegie Hall Live" on Opening Night with Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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WQXR presents "Music for the High Holidays"
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August 2012

Q2 Music presents Philip Glass Live in The Greene Space, plus Glass online festival
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June 2012

WQXR's Operavore presents the Richard Tucker Awards Winner Live in The Greene Space
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April 2012

WQXR & WQXR.org to Broadcast "Spring For Music" Festival Concerts Live from Carnegie Hall
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Q2 Music Presents Cameron Carpenter in The Greene Space
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March 2012

The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR presents "Inside Look: A Streetcar Named Desire" with Full Cast & Creative Team
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February 2012

Q2 Music Presents Companion Festival to "American Mavericks"
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WQXR & The Knights Kick Off Found Sound Crowdsourcing Project Around John Adams' "Christian Zeal & Activity"
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WQXR Welcomes Singer-Songwriter Rufus Wainwright to Explore His Classical Side at The Greene Space
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The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR Announces Contestants in 3rd Annual Battle of the Boroughs
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January 2012

WQXR's Q2 Music Announces Ecstatic Music Festival Preview and Live & On-Demand Streams of EMF Concerts
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WQXR Presents "I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes," Hosted by Terrance McKnight
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The Greene Space Presents the 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God" with Alice Walker, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad & others
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WQXR presents "CHINA IN NEW YORK" with Lang Lang, Huang Ruo, Tan Dun, among others, January 23-29
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Q2 Music Presents "Muzyka Nowa: A Weeklong Celebration of Contemporary Polish Music" Monday, January 16 - Sunday, January 22
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November 2011

WQXR's Classical Comedy Contest to Air on WNET & WLIW Friday, December 9 & Saturday, December 10
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October 2011

WQXR Declares November "Beethoven Awareness Month" - Multi-platform Festival Kicks Off with a Live Radio Event at Grand Central Station

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WQXR Announces Nine Finalists in "Classical Comedy Contest" to Compete Live at Carolines on Broadway
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Movies on the Radio to Broadcast World Premiere of John Williams' Soundtrack to "War Horse," the Highly Awaited Film Adaptation from Steven Spielberg
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September 2011

WQXR Welcomes Stars of the Metropolitan Opera to The Greene Space For a Season Preview
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WQXR Gives Listeners New Way to Tune in, With Mobile App
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The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR presents Morehouse College Glee Club's 100th Anniversary Kick-Off Performance on Friday, September 30
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WQXR Classical Comedy Contest Seeks Funny People -- Finalists to Compete at Legendary Carolines on Broadway During the New York Comedy Festival
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WQXR, Carnegie Hall and APM Announce "Carnegie Hall Live," National Radio Broadcast Series from All Three Stages of the Legendary Music Venue
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August 2011

WQXR Inaugurates Ensemble-in-Residence Program with The Knights, September 15-18
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WQXR Remembers 9/11 with The Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine in its First Public Performance Under Kent Tritle's Direction, as well as Web Exclusives and Music
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July 2011

WQXR Names IMG Artists Vice President Martha Bonta Executive Producer, Live Events and Special Programming
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June 2011

WQXR and The Greene Space present "The Choral Mix Live: Brahms in Love and Loss"
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WQXR and The Greene Space present Bernard Herrmann: 100th Birthday Celebration
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May 2011

WNYC’s New Sounds Live to Host Record Release Party and Exclusive Live Performance of Meredith Monk’s Songs of Ascension
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Classical 105.9 FM WQXR and Arup Partner to Present Carnegie Hall’s “Spring for Music” Series Live in 3D Sound
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WQXR Names Former VH1 Digital Strategist Michael Rinzel Director of Digital Content
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Classical 105.9 FM WQXR and Arup Partner to Present Carnegie Hall’s “Spring for Music” Series Live in 3D Sound
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November 2010

Classical 105.9FM WQXR Introduces “The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle,” Debuting December 19th, 2010
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June 2010

Classical 105.9 WQXR Names New Vice President
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October 2009

WQXR, New York's Classical Music Station, Moves to its New Dial Position at 105.9 FM on Thursday, October 8 at 8 PM with a Live Broadcast from Carnegie Hall
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September 2009

WNYC to Launch WQXR on 105.9 FM on October 8 at 8pm
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July 2009

WNYC Radio Purchases WQXR from The New York Times, Preserving a Station Dedicated to Classical Music on the NYC Airwaves
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