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Wednesday, May 08, 2013
After a two-year absence, James Levine is scheduled to return to the podium on May 19. In advance of his return, today's Showdown gave you three of his recordings to choose from.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
We're marking Valery Gergiev's big week with a Showdown that features three Russian masterpieces conducted by this globe-trotting maestro.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Amidst the horrifying scenes following the bombings of the Boston Marathon, also came images of truly heroic acts. Cast your vote for the heroic piece you'd like to hear today at 12 pm.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The late Colin Davis was well-known for his interpretations of Mozart, Berlioz and Sibelius, so we offer you a choice of performances by these composers on today's Showdown.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Tonight at 7 pm, WQXR brings you a live video webcast of pianist András Schiff in The Greene Space. In the meantime, tell us which Schiff performance you would like to hear, and we’ll play the winner at noon.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Of the masterpiece Requiems by Fauré, Brahms and Mozart, tell us which one you want to hear and we’ll play the winner today at noon.