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WQXR Launches on October 8

Thursday, October 08, 2009

On Thursday, October 8 at 8:00 pm, WQXR – New York City's classical music station – celebrated its move to 105.9FM on the radio dial with a live broadcast from Carnegie Hall. By buying WQXR from The New York Times, WNYC is preserving classical music on New York City's airwaves ...

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Tuning in to WQXR

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

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We’ve moved to 105.9 FM

On October 8, 2009, WQXR moved from 96.3 on the FM dial to 105.9. Our new signal will reach the five boroughs of New ...

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WQXR FAQ

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Why is WNYC acquiring WQXR?

WNYC has been looking to find another FM frequency for dedicated music programming for several years. Preserving WQXR as the sole classical music station in New York City fits with WNYC’s goal to provide the most comprehensive news, music, and cultural programming in radio. We believe ...

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WNYC + WQXR

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Thursday October 8th, 2009 at 8pm marks the official launch of Classical WQXR 105.9, the new WNYC owned and programmed public radio station. The programming on this new station begins with a live broadcast from Carnegie Hall, featuring the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and hosts David Garland and Midge ...

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Vernon Reid's "Artificial Afrika"

Friday, October 02, 2009

VERNON REID'S "ARTIFICIAL AFRIKA"

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New Sounds Live

Friday, October 02, 2009

Saturday, October 24, 2009 at the World Financial Center is the launch date for this season’s New Sounds Live Concert Series. Hear a world premiere WNYC commissioned-work, called “Artificial Afrika” by guitarist/composer/visual artist Vernon Reid. This multi-media work involves some video projections, laptop processing, and Vernon’s own guitar-wielding skills. That starts at 8PM.

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Throughout the year, Evening Music brings you the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, one of the world's premiere orchestral ensembles, live in concert from Carnegie Hall. With hosts Terrance McKnight, David Garland and John Schaefer, we've shared brand new commissioned works, such as the New Brandenburg Commissions by composers Christopher ...

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Tristan and The Ring

Monday, August 10, 2009

We speak of Wagnerian excesses, proportions and grandeur while knowing still little about his music. We brush against the timeless epics of his operas, Tristan und Isolde and The Ring Cylce, in countless ways of which we're probably never aware. The time for that has come to an end! With ...

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Terence Blanchard

Friday, July 24, 2009

In town to kick off a world tour for his new album, Choices, composer and jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard stops by to talk with Terrance McKnight.

Listen to the complete interview to hear about his finding a musical voice touring with Art Blakey as a college dropout, his ...

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Mozart in Full Voice

Monday, July 20, 2009

There is perhaps no composer more a victim of his own success than Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Time has softened the edginess of his sound. Creative entrepreneurs have hijacked his legacy (see: The Mozart Effect theories, Mozart for your Mind, Mozart for Mothers-to-Be et al.) and some pieces have become such ...

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WNYC's 85th Anniversary

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

On the 85th anniversary of the launch of WNYC, David Garland hosts an evening that gives our live, web and radio audience a glimpse into the birth-year of our station, 1924. Combining music, film and chat, the evening explores iconic, epoch-defining pieces of music from 1924, including George Antheil’s Ballet ...

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Mozart in Full Voice: Complete Schedule

Monday, June 29, 2009

Join us for Mozart in Full Voice, a two-week long festival celebrating Mozart’s affinity for the human voice. Take a look at the complete schedule and listen to 24/7 on-demand streaming of related Evening Music segments. We'll hear selections from the operas, masses, concert arias and hundreds of pieces ...

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Evening Music's BEST OF Festival

Monday, June 29, 2009

Join us as we remember the best in Evening Music programming from the past year. Hosts David Garland and Nadia Sirota help recreate in-studio performances, exclusive specials, and live broadcasts from Carnegie Hall, the Beacon Theatre, Lincoln Center, Town Hall and our own new Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.

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Spinning on Air: Independents Days

Monday, June 29, 2009

For the July 4th holiday weekend, WNYC features highlights from David Garland’s recent Spinning On Air episodes, and a brand new show with Akron/Family. Explore daring, passionate, original music created at the nexus of art and pop. From the newest cutting edge to the unjustly forgotten, from the wild and ...

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Homophony Festival

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Sunday June 28, 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots around Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn, the night that galvanized the Gay Rights Movement. To mark the occasion, Evening Music celebrates the significant contributions by gay and lesbian composers to classical and contemporary music. And what contributions! The ...

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Concerts from the Frick Collection with Helga Davis

Friday, June 05, 2009

The 2009 season of Concerts from the Frick Collection opens with the early music masters, Ensemble Caprice, and continues throughout the summer with New York debut performances from some of the world's most esteemed interpreters. The elegant, intimate ambiance of the music room at the Frick Collection has ...

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The New Americans LIVE

Thursday, May 28, 2009

The American Music Festival wrapped up with an array of world premiere performances, commissioned especially by WNYC as part of a station-wide New Americans project. From Cuba to Italy and from Argentina to Tibet, music from around the world filled the air and airwaves for a live studio ...

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Post-Jazz / Post-Rock: The Musical Truth

Friday, May 01, 2009

THE BAD PLUS | BENEVENTO/MATHIS/BARR TRIO
Post-Jazz / Post-Rock: The Musical Truth

The Bad Plus, post-jazz-prog adventurers
Marco Benevento, with bassist Reed Mathis and drummer Andrew Barr performing tunes from "Me, Not Me"


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Downtown New York Timeline

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

DATES EVENTS
1924 WNYC makes its first official broadcast
1941 WNYC is the first radio station in the US to announce the attack on ...

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Bang On A Can People’s Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday, March 19, 2009

BANG ON A CAN PEOPLE’S COMMISSIONING FUND CONCERT
The Bang on a Can All-Stars perform 2 world premieres *commissioned by the people*, with special guest Lee Ranaldo.

KATE MOORE | LOK-YIN TANG
LEE RANALDO | ALVIN LUCIER | FRED FRITH
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