Reflections from the Keyboard

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.

The Life of Liszt

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Tune in 8pm Thursday as David Dubal begins a new series on the pianist and composer Franz Liszt.

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8 Greats of the Piano, Part 2

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tune in 8pm Thursday when David Dubal continues his uncovering of great pianists with eight more impactful performers.

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8 Greats of the Piano

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Thursday at 8pm and Sunday at 10pm, David Dubal takes a look at eight pianists who have had a profound impact on the composition of keyboard music.

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Interpretations of Chopin’s Preludes and Impromptus

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Tune in Thursday at 8pm for the fourth and final episode reflecting on Chopin’s Preludes and Impromptus, exploring different interpretations of the composer’s works.

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Chopin: Impromptus and Preludes

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Tonight on Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal continues his exploration of Frederic Chopin’s impromptus and preludes.

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Frederic Chopin in the Sun and Sand

Thursday, October 15, 2015

On this week’s Reflections, host David Dubal continues his exploration of Frederic Chopin’s Preludes and Impromptus, including those written on the island of Majorca.

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Frederic Chopin, the Poet of the Piano

Thursday, October 08, 2015

This week on Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal begins a new four-part series exploring Frederic Chopin's preludes and impromptus.

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A Musical Path All His Own

Thursday, August 27, 2015

On this week’s Reflections From the Keyboard, host David Dubal concludes his series on the third of the “Three B’s,” Johannes Brahms, the classic romantic.

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A Musical Architect

Thursday, August 20, 2015

On this week’s Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal takes you once more into an exploration of Johannes Brahms and works of this great musical architect.  

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When Brahms Met the Schumanns

Thursday, August 13, 2015

This week host David Dubal continues his exploration of Johannes Brahms and his relationship with Robert and Clara Schumann.

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The Classic Romantic

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Tonight at 11 pm on Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal begins a new series on the third of the "Three B’s," Johannes Brahms.

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Chopin's Immortal Mazurkas and Etudes

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tonight at 8 pm, host David Dubal wraps up his four-part series on the mazurkas and etudes composed by Frederic Chopin.

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The Bard of the Piano

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Tonight at 8 pm, host David Dubal continues his focus on Frédéric Chopin’s etudes and mazurkas with a sampling of some notable historic performances.

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Comparing Takes on Chopin's 'Revolutionary' Etude

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tonight at 10 pm, David Dubal continues his series exploring Polish master Frederic Chopin’s mazurkas and etudes.

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Chopin’s Mazurkas and Etudes

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Sunday at 10pm host David Dubal begins a four-part series exploring Polish master Frederic Chopin’s mazurkas and etudes.

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Remembering Sviatoslav Richter

Thursday, June 25, 2015

This week's Reflections From the Keyboard brings to a close David Dubal's celebration of the centennial of Sviatoslav Richter.

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When Sviatoslav Richter Played Carnegie Hall

Thursday, June 18, 2015

This week, host David Dubal continues with his tribute to the life and music of the great great Soviet pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who would have been 100 years old this year.

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Sviatoslav Richter At 100

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Tonight at 10 pm, David Dubal presents the first of three shows exploring the recordings of pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who would have been 100 this year.

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A Farewell to Chopin’s Waltzes and Nocturnes

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Tonight at 8 pm, host David Dubal concludes his three-part focus on Frederic Chopin’s waltzes and nocturnes.

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A Revolution Through Waltzes and Nocturnes

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tonight at 10 pm, host David Dubal continues with his exploration of Chopin’s waltzes and nocturnes.

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