Spring for Music

A Six-Part Series of Live Orchestral Concerts on WQXR

Spring for Music, an annual festival of North American orchestras, conceived by top music professionals to encourage adventurous programming, is back for a third installment. From May 6 through 11, WQXR broadcasts live the six-concert series each night  from Carnegie Hall. The 2013 festival features performances by the Albany Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestras.

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On-Demand Audio: National Symphony Orchestra's Homage to Rostropovich

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Listen to the archived broadcast of the National Symphony Orchestra, led by Christoph Eschenbach, which capped the Spring for Music festival with a tribute to the late Mstislav Rostropovich.

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On-Demand Audio: Detroit Symphony Presents an Ives Immersion

Friday, May 10, 2013

Join us tonight at 7:30 pm for a live broadcast of the Detroit Symphony in an all-Charles Ives program.

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On-Demand Audio: Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Detroit Symphony's first Spring for Music concert, featuring Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins, plus music of Rachmaninoff and Ravel.

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On-Demand Audio: Buffalo Philharmonic at Spring for Music

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Listen to the archived broadcast of the Buffalo Philharmonic's Spring for Music program, which features Kancheli's “Morning Prayers," and Glière's Symphony No. 3.

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On-Demand Audio: Albany Symphony at Spring for Music

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

On Tuesday, the Albany Symphony Orchestra returned to the Spring For Music festival to play Gould, Gershwin and Harbison. Listen to the archived broadcast.

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On-Demand: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Spring For Music

Monday, May 06, 2013

The Baltimore Symphony opened the 2013 Spring for Music festival with a program featuring Time for Three, a high-energy string trio. Listen to the archived broadcast.

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