Spring for Music 2014

Live Broadcasts Air May 5-10, Each Night at 7:30 pm

Spring for Music, the festival of North American Orchestras and celebration of adventurous programming, takes place at Carnegie Hall for its fourth and final installment. From May 5 through 10, WQXR brings you live broadcasts of the New York Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, the Winnipeg Symphony, the Cincinnati Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Dramatizes Mozart's Requiem

Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Spring for Music festival has its grand finale with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a program of dramatic works with a spiritual bent.

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Cincinnati Symphony Plays John Adams and a Dett Oratorio

Friday, May 09, 2014

Hear the Cincinnati Symphony in a program featuring John Adams's iconic Harmonium and Dett’s The Ordering of Moses, a piece with a strange but fascinating history.

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A Rare American Oratorio to be Heard, Uninterrupted

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Cincinnati Symphony visits with an oratorio by black Canadian-American composer R. Nathaniel Dett — a work whose 1937 premiere was weirdly cut short.

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Rochester Philharmonic Plays Hanson's Merry Mount

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Tonight at 7:30 pm, tune in for Howard Hanson's neglected 1933 opera Merry Mount, to be given a concert revival by the Rochester Philharmonic.

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Seattle Symphony Plays the 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Listen to the second broadcast from the Spring for Music festival, featuring the Seattle Symphony playing music by John Luther Adams, Edgard Varèse and Claude Debussy.

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On-Demand Audio: Christopher Rouse's Requiem

Monday, May 05, 2014

Listen to the archived broadcast of the New York Philharmonic presenting Christopher Rouse's Requiem, recorded Monday night at Carnegie Hall.

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