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, 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.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
On this episode of Reflections, David Dubal features a few golden nuggets of the endless piano literature, and with a slightly Slavic twist.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
David Dubal reaches deep into his record collection to feature various solo piano literature, including some comparative performances, all surrounding the idea of craftsmanship.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
On this edition of Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal brings an All-American solo piano program to the Thanksgiving Table.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
On this all-Mozart edition of Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal shares some of Amadeus' compositions played by the great piano Mozartians.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Add a dash of concerto, a pinch of sonata and a dollop of Vladimir Horowitz and you get a delicious combination of solo piano works composed by Mozart.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
On this episode of Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s solo piano works, some of which were composed when he was just 5-years-old.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
David Dubal digs deeper to unpack several more operatic transcriptions for the piano. We hear versions by Earl Wild, Jorge Bolet, Stanley Waldoff and others.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
This edition of Reflections from the Keyboard focuses on operatic transcriptions for the piano, complete with a few rarities.