Live Broadcasts

Airs as scheduled on WQXR.

Hear live broadcasts from stages in New York and beyond, from major halls to intimate venues. This includes broadcasts and Webcasts in WQXR's own Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.

Produced by
Latest Episode / Thursday, September 24, 2015 Edit This

Listen: NY Philharmonic Opening Night with Lang Lang

Listen to an archived broadcast of the Philharmonic's first concert in the newly renamed David Geffen Hall, and its first with violinist Frank Huang as its concertmaster.

Listen: Last Night of the BBC Proms 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Listen to the archived audio of the Last Night of the BBC Proms, with conductor Marin Alsop leading the colorful celebration. 

Comments [1]

Listen: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Plays All-Russian Program

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Listen to the archived audio of Yuri Temirkanov leading the St. Petersburg Philharmonic in three of Russia's great composers.

Comments [1]

Proms: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Plays Schubert & Mozart

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe performing works by Schubert and Mozart.


Proms: Andras Schiff Performs Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of pianist Andras Schiff performing Bach's tremendous Goldberg Variations at the BBC Proms.

Comments [4]

Listen: Dausgaard Conducts Sibelius Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Listen to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and its new Chief Conductor Designate, Thomas Dausgaard, play Sibelius's first two symphonies. 

Comments [9]

Listen: Gardiner Conducts Beethoven's Fifth and 'Symphonie Fantastique'

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique performs Beethoven and Berlioz at the BBC Proms.


Listen: Donald Runnicles Conducts Verdi's Requiem

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the BBC Scottish Symphony perform Verdi’s Requiem at the BBC Proms.

Comments [1]

Listen: East Coast Chamber Orchestra at the Naumburg Bandshell

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra playing works by Tchaikovsky, Biber, Geminiani and Judd Greenstein.

Comments [6]

Listen to Tuesday Night's Orpheus Concert in Central Park

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs works by Haydn, Beethoven and Wagner at the Naumburg Bandshell.

Comments [3]

Orchestra of St. Luke’s with Jennifer Koh at the Caramoor Festival

Monday, July 13, 2015

Nicholas McGegan conducts the Orchestra of St Luke's from the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, NY.

Comments [2]

Listen: Boston Symphony Chamber Players at the Naumburg Bandshell

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Listen to WQXR's archived broadcast, recorded July 14 in Central Park featuring the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.

Comments [4]

Listen: Simone Dinnerstein and Ensemble LPR at the Naumburg Bandshell

Friday, June 26, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of Simone Dinnerstein and Ensemble LPR from Central Park, recorded June 30. 

Comments [2]

Listen: The Knights Open the 2015 Naumburg Concerts

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Despite an ill-timed early summer thunderstorm, the first broadcast of the 2015 the Naumburg Bandshell concerts took place Tuesday. Listen now.

Comments [2]

Listen: Caramoor's Opening Night with Beethoven and Theofanidis

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast of the opening night of the 70th season of the Caramoor Festival, recorded live on June 20 in Katonah, NY.

Comments [2]

Tonight: André Watts with the New Jersey Symphony

Friday, May 15, 2015

Join us tonight at 8 pm for a live broadcast featuring pianist André Watts in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Grieg's Piano Concerto.


Watch: Discovering the Cosmology of Bach with Krista Tippett

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Watch the archive of On Being, in which Princeton computer scientist Bernard Chazelle speaks with host Krista Tippett about Bach’s human and aesthetic virtues.

Comments [3]

Vienna Philharmonic Plays Beethoven and Dvorak

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In our fourth and final broadcast from the 2014 Lucerne Festival, violinist Sergey Khachatryan joins the Vienna Philharmonic for Beethoven's Violin Concerto.

Comments [3]

Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Play Ravel

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Listen to the archived audio of Mariss Jansons leading the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, plus pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet playing the Ravel Piano Concerto in G.

Comments [1]

Listen: The Knights and Gil Shaham at Caramoor

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Caramoor's Venetian Theater was the setting for a live broadcast by the Knights chamber orchestra with violin soloist Gil Shaham. Listen to the archive here.


West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Plays Wagner

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, an ensemble that brings together young musicians from Israel and Palestine and other Arab countries.

Comments [1]