Zev Kane

A product of suburban St. Louis, MO, Zev's musical upbringing was equally shaped by Scott Joplin's ragtime and Nelly's Country Grammar. After graduating with a degree in music from Dartmouth College, he moved to New York City to become a music programmer and producer at WQXR. In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering in Ableton, solving crossword puzzles, running in Prospect Park, and evangelizing the criminally underappreciated music of Franz Joseph Haydn.

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Preview: Concerts to See in NYC This Spring

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Here are some of the must-hear concerts this spring — we’re even giving away tickets to some of these on-air today, too, so make sure to tune in for a chance to win!
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The Best Classical New Releases of February 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

From rival interpretations of Mussorgsky to choral delights by Britten, here are our favorites from February.
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The Best Classical New Releases of January 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

From dazzling Liszt etudes to heartfelt Vivaldi arias, here are our favorite classical new releases from the past month.
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The Best Classical Albums of 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

With 2018 coming to a close, here's our roundup of the year's best classical releases.
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The Best Classical New Releases of October 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

From Bartók’s bone-chilling string quartets to Hakenberger’s dulcet motets, here are our favorite new releases.
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The Best Classical New Releases of September 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018

From Yo-Yo Ma’s latest take on Bach’s Cello Suites to a radical reimagining of Schubert, here are our favorites.
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The Best New Classical Releases of August 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

From early Schoenberg to a complete re-imagination of Beethoven's symphonies, here are our favorite new releases from the last month.
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The Best New Classical Releases of July 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

From contrasting visions of Brahms to an unusual take on the words of a Supreme Court justice, here are our favorite releases from the last month.
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The Best New Recordings of 2018 (So Far)

Thursday, June 28, 2018

From Monteverdi to Steve Reich, here are 20 of our favorite new releases from 2018 so far.
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Ten Landmarks in Keyboard Virtuosity

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Ten times composers re-imagined what was possible on the piano. 
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The Best New Classical Releases of May 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

From Monteverdi’s sublime “Vespers” to the bold orchestral imaginings of Richard Strauss, here are our favorite releases of the month.
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The Best of Leonard Bernstein On-Screen

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Leonard Bernstein died 25 years before YouTube became popular, but even by today’s standards he’s viral on the platform. Here are our favorites.
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The Best New Classical Releases of April 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

From a lush performance of Debussy’s La Mer to Liszt’s stunning late piano music, here are our favorites from last month. 
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The Best Classical Releases of March 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

With four nor’easters and more than two feet of snow, March came in like a lion. Luckily, that gave us plenty of excuses to stay inside and curl up with dozens of new classical releases.
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The Best Classical Releases of February 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Here are some of our favorite album releases from February. 
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The Best Classical Releases of January 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The year has only just begun and already some incredible classical recordings have hit the shelves. Here's what's new in classical music.
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Bach's Greatest Works for Christmas

Friday, December 15, 2017

Bach spent most of his life working as a church composer, so it's no surprise that some of his most enduring and inspiring music celebrates the Christmas season.
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The Best Classical Recordings of 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

We went through all the records released this year so that you don't have to. Here are the 20 best recordings of 2017.
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Classical and Jazz: 12 Pieces That Find a Cool Groove

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

There are certain pieces from the classical repertoire that jazz musicians seem to revisit over and over again. Here's a few that will get your feet wet.
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5 Classical Pieces To Celebrate An Election Victory

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The election is finally over and your favored candidate emerged the champion. Here are five top-notch tunes that reflect the unbeatable feelings of sweet victory. 
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