Kim Nowacki

WQXR Senior Producer, Social & Digital

Kim Nowacki appears in the following:

Gallery: Share Your Summer Music Memories

Friday, June 17, 2016

Add your summer classical music photos, videos and tweets to our #WQXRsummer gallery.


Watch: Royal Harpist Claire Jones Strums Traditional, Classical Works

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Claire Jones, who served as the official harpist to the Prince of Wales, performed selections off her new album and the piece she played at the royal wedding live in the WQXR studios.


In-Studio: Avi Avital Performs from 'Between Worlds'

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Mandolin player Avi Avital visited the WQXR studios with accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and percussionist Itamar Doari to play a selection of lively Hungarian, Turkish and Georgian works.


Share Your Birthday Greeting For Bach

Monday, March 21, 2016

It's J.S. Bach's birthday and he deserves a shout out. Share your best #HappyBirthdayBach photo or greeting on Twitter and Instagram, or upload one to our gallery directly.


Familiar Names Dominate Best Score Oscar Nods, Only One Has Won Before

Thursday, January 14, 2016

With another "Star Wars" film comes another Oscar nomination for composer John Williams. Nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning.
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‘The Last Jedi’ Arrives Friday: Listen to the Classical Influences in the ‘Star Wars’ Score

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Take a listen to the classical music inspirations behind John Williams' music for the "Star Wars" films.

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Cats Who Love Classical Music

Thursday, October 29, 2015

In honor of National Cat Day, here are some sophisticated cats who find classical music the purrrrrrfect way to relax.

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Video: Metropolitan Opera Musicians, Staff Perform 'Meet the Mets'

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Before the New York Mets took on the Kansas City Royals in game one of the World Series, musicians and workers from the Met Opera gathered Tuesday morning on Lincoln Center Plaza.
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In-Studio: Matt Herskowitz Trio with Philippe Quint Bring Jazz to Bach

Saturday, October 03, 2015

The Matt Herskowitz Jazz Trio came to the WQXR performance studio with two violinists from the classical world – Philippe Quint and Lara St. John – to swing Bach.

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New Venue National Sawdust Mixes Futuristic Design, Williamsburg Grit

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In advance of its opening on Thursday, WQXR and WNYC get a preview of National Sawdust, a new, $16 million music venue in Brooklyn.
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In-Studio: Alina Ibragimova Performs Bach and Ysaÿe

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova in recent years has developed a following in Europe, especially in the U.K., where she studied and came of age. Here's why.


10 Photos of New Yorkers Soaking Up a Summer Concert in the Park

Friday, July 31, 2015

See 10 snapshots from the Naumburg Bandshell that prove nothing beats a classical music concert in the park.  

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Berlin Philharmonic Deadlocked on Choice of New Chief Conductor

Monday, May 11, 2015

When orchestra officials emerged around 3:25 pm ET (9:25 pm Berlin) the message was clear: "no result."
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Biopics Dominate Best Original Score Category

Friday, January 16, 2015

A couple of new nominees join two veteran of the Academy Award’s Best Original Score category that favored biopics this year.
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The Bachstock Generator of Puns

Saturday, November 01, 2014

With this month's Bachstock festival, we're not only bringing sexy Bach, but also the Bach Pun Generator, which we'll update each week with your submissions.

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An All-Bach Playlist for the Marathon

Saturday, November 01, 2014

We've put together a pepped-up playlist of Bach's most energizing music to help you make it through the New York City Marathon.

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Share Your Summer Music Moments and Memories

Friday, June 27, 2014

Are you seeing—or playing in—any concerts this summer? Or maybe just taking classical music along with you to the beach or on vacation? Whether you’re at a concert in Central Park or ...

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A Mozart Playlist for the Marathon

Friday, November 01, 2013

With the New York City Marathon on Sunday, we have what you need to run your personal best: a playlist of some of Mozart's most energizing tunes to carry you for 26.2 miles.

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Video: Organist Paul Jacobs Makes a 'Glorious Racket' in Bach

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

In this video, Juilliard organ department chairman Paul Jacobs shows us how Bach is played on the pipe organ.

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Best Original Score Nominations Include Presidential Biopic and Fantasy Adventure

Thursday, January 10, 2013

The nominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning with John Williams once again up for a Best Score statuette.

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