Summer Festivals 2012

WQXR highlights the summer festival season on-air and online. We want to hear about and see all your favorite summer music experiences. Tag your Tweets and Instagram photos with #WQXRsummer and also add to our Flickr pool. We'll share your photos throughout the summer.

WQXR In The Parks

July 17, 8pm - Van Cortlandt Park - New York Philharmonic (Broadcast July 19)

July 24, 7:30pm - Naumburg Bandshell - The Knights Live Broadcast (Broadcast July 24)

August 7, 7:30pm - Naumburg Bandshell - Lara St. John, Pablo Ziegler & Friends Live Broadcast (Broadcast Aug. 7)

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Planet Opera: Finding Summer Opera Off The Beaten Path

Thursday, June 07, 2012

With many opera houses soon shutting their doors for the summer, if they have not done so already, those of us who love the art form must look elsewhere. Here are about a dozen opportunities.

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Kicking Off Summer From Great Barrington to Bed-Stuy

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Find out where the summer's hot spots are. Tonight at 9 pm, hear about the Aston Magna Music Festival, Tannery Pond Concerts and a show in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn.

WQXR Hosts Pick Music for a Road Trip

Friday, May 25, 2012

With the summer travel season underway, we asked the WQXR hosts to name the music they'd listen to when behind the wheel or riding shotgun.

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Twelve New York-Area Music Festivals in 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

Whether you're headed to Vermont, the Hamptons or points upstate, it's the season for music festivals to flourish. Here are 12 highlights. Tune in to WQXR on Tuesdays at 9 pm for our weekly Summer Concert Showcase.

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