Airs Thursdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 10 pm on WQXR.
Pianist, teacher and author David Dubal hosts a weekly exploration of classical music's piano greats.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
For the next three installments of Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal will explore the rich world of Chopin’s nocturnes and waltzes.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Tonight at 10 pm, host David Dubal brings you lesser-known pieces that embody the Iberian Peninsula and all the flavor it has to offer.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
This week, host David Dubal explores the Spanish spirit with pianists sharing a deep love for the Iberian Peninsula.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
With elements of guitar, folk songs and dances, the spirit of Spain is rolled into some very flavorful keyboard pieces. Hear why tonight at 8 pm.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Host David Dubal continues his tour of The Sounds of Spain this week with several pieces that capture aspects of Spanish life, popular music and dance.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Tonight at 10 pm on Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal dives into the first of four episodes focusing on the Sounds of Spain.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tonight at 8 pm, the finale episode exploring this "Glorious Decade," features Amy Beach, Sergei Bortkiewicz and Sergei Taneyev.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
During the first decade of the 20th century, pianists came in droves to America. Tonight at 10 pm, David Dubal explores the music created in their wake.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Glorious Decade was a great time for piano building, piano composing and piano playing. It was a time when the piano was a cherished element in domestic life.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Tonight at 10 pm, find out how, during the first decade of the 1900s, the piano resumed its position as the best friend of the composer.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
As the piano increasingly became the social center of a home, composers used this opportunity to write more for the keyboard. Find out why, tonight at 10 pm.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
In case you missed it, we re-air David Dubal 20th century cross-section of piano works from Brazil to Finland to Russia tonight at 10pm.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
A house was not a home without its piano, especially during the years between 1900 and World War I. This glorious decade gave us music of the drawing room, as well as the concert hall.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Tonight at 8 pm, host David Dubal explores the first, glorious, decade of the 1900s, one of the richest periods of piano composition.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
On the final episode of David Dubal’s exploration of J.S. Bach and the piano, we come to he end of the composer’s life and to his legacy — celebrating the human potential.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Host David Dubal continues his keyboard explorations with more about the life and music of J.S. Bach.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Tonight at 8 pm, David Dubal's month-long exploration of J.S. Bach’s keyboard works continues with seven of the most unique Bach interpreters.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
During Bachstock: 30 Days of Peace and Music, David Dubal will host a month-long exploration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s keyboard works.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Host David Dubal features a light and refreshing mix of pieces from the vast piano literature.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Evoking the snowy landscape and Christmas cheer, this week features pieces such as Fanny Mendelssohn's December and Chopin's Winter Wind Etude.