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, August 22, 2013
In this, the fourth of five installments of a series on Debussy and the piano, host David Dubal examines the composer’s life through his correspondences with patrons and colleagues.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
The third of five installments of a series that takes a deep dive into Debussy and the piano.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Host David Dubal explores Debussy’s piano music that deals with pictures of the natural world, and also reveals how Debussy was a man of difficult ways.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
In this, the first of five installments on Debussy and the piano, host David Dubal presents a vintage recording of Debussy playing from the Children’s Corner Suite.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
This week, Reflections from the Keyboard pays tribute to Richard Wagner with piano transcriptions of some of Wagner’s work written by Liszt, Busoni, Gould and more.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Pianists use every limb for their instrument, with both hands at the keyboard and both feet on the pedals. Most of the time.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Host David Dubal presents an all-French program for Bastille Day. The show begins with Jean-Philippe Rameau and extends to Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud and other composers.
Thursday, July 04, 2013
July 4th provides an ideal opportunity to focus on the adventurous life and music of American pianist and composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.