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Concerts from the Frick Collection

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Programs take place Saturdays, 8-10PM on 93.9 FM

About Concerts from the Frick Collection
The elegant, intimate ambience of the music room at the Frick Collection has delighted lovers of chamber music for decades. Since the 1940s, WNYC listeners have enjoyed performances of the highest ...

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New Sounds Live

Friday, March 07, 2008

FRANK LONDON: A NIGHT IN THE OLD MARKETPLACE
A jazz, world beat, downtown Jewish folk opera


Merkin Hall
at Kaufman Center, 129 W. 67th Street
(between Broadway and Amsterdam)
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WNYC Radio Names Terrance McKnight Host of Evening Music

Monday, February 25, 2008

WNYC Radio today announced that Terrance McKnight has been named the new host of the weekday edition Evening Music, the station's nightly classical musical program. He brings to the position wide and varied musical experience that includes performance, teaching and radio broadcast.

McKnight will debut on Evening Music on Monday, ...

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The 2008 Grammy Winners Are...

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, each scoring multiple statuettes. But in the surprise of the night, Album of the Year honors went to Herbie Hancock's "River: The Joni Letters," the legendary jazz pianist's collection of Joni Mitchell covers (featuring guest ...

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New Sounds Live

Friday, February 01, 2008

BANG ON A CAN PEOPLE’S COMMISSIONING FUND CONCERT
The Bang on a Can All-Stars perform 3 world premieres *commissioned by the people*, with special guest Iva Bittova.

TRISTAN PERICH | ERDEM HELVACIOĞLU | KEN THOMSON | IVA BITTOVA
Perich: tba*
Helvacioğlu: ...

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New Sounds Live

Friday, February 01, 2008

SILENT FILM, NEW MUSIC
Live performances of a newly commissioned original score by David Krakauer and Socalled for the classic film Battleship Potemkin



World Financial Center Winter Garden
Battleship Potemkin
Wednesday, February 20th at 7PM
Thursday, February 21st ...

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The New Moon Rises

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

12:00AM—12:00MID on WNYC2 and 93.9FM†
24 hours of themed music, featuring contemporary and traditional classical, folk instrumentations and genres, pop hybrids from Asian countries celebrating the Lunar New Year, as well as works by Western composers inspired by Asian sounds and instruments.

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Must Have 2007: The Transformers

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Author and commentator Katherine Lanpher hosts the 2007 "Must Have Festival," WNYC's year-end, weeklong series designed to help you build the music library of your dreams. This year, we feature conversations with six New Yorkers who are transforming the city and our culture, asking them for the music that has ...

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Rehearsal Space Photo Contest

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Show us your space! Enter Soundcheck's Rehearsal Space Photo Contest here and you could win cutting-edge recording software! Prizes donated by the New York Guitar Festival.

OFFICIAL RULES

HOW TO ENTER: No purchase or pledge necessary. Entries may be made via a special Flickr page only. Entries must be ...

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Berlin Without Walls

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

WNYC salutes Berlin’s re-emergence with "Berlin Without Walls," an unprecedented 13-day multi-media festival celebrating the culture and music scene of this city. "Berlin Without Walls" complements Carnegie Hall's "Berlin in Lights," an ambitious international festival built around the Berlin Philharmonic's 17-day residency in New York, with Sir Simon Rattle conducting.

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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Concert

Monday, December 03, 2007

WNYC presents a live broadcast of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, joined by pianist Christian Zacharias for Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto. Also on the program, the world premiere performance of Christopher Theofanidis' "Muse," part of the orchestra's ongoing New Brandenberg Project, for which six composers are creating modern companion pieces to ...

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Space Fiction Operas

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

This is a comment about Philip Glass about his new opera about David Gockley in San Francisco and inevitably segueing you might wonder why to Doris Lessing and her recent Nobel Prize for literature. The San Francicso Opera just finished a run of an opera by Philip Glass called "Appomattox" ...

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New Sounds Live

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

SO PERCUSSION WITH LISA MOORE
Works by Martin Bresnick, Arvo Pärt, and Paul Lansky.

World Financial Center Winter Garden
Tuesday, November 20th at 7PM
220 Vesey Street
Battery Park City ››› Directions
Admission

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Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman

Monday, November 12, 2007

Hi, it's all Berlin all the time on WNYC these days and so therefore you might expect me to launch into something about Berlin. The trouble is most of the Berlin stuff that I'm seeing, which is Berlin Philharmonic-related, is this coming week. I did see "Berlin: Symphony of a ...

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Inside the Berlin Philharmonic

Monday, November 05, 2007

In this series, we examine various aspects of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, in both modern and historical context. From the players themselves to the legendary conductors, WNYC takes you behind the scenes to discover what makes the BPO one of the world's greatest ensembles.

Listen on ...

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New Sounds Live

Friday, November 02, 2007

PATH OF MIRACLES
US premiere of "Path of Miracles," by Joby Talbot.

World Financial Center Winter Garden
Monday, November 12th at 7PM
Tuesday, November 13th at 7PM

220 Vesey Street
Battery Park City ››› Directions ...

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Sadiq's Berlin

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Berlin Without Walls
"This could only happen in Berlin!"

Sadiq Bey is a poet and musician. Three years ago he moved from New York City to Berlin, where his career exploded. He published two books of poetry and ...

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The Rest is Noise

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Alex Ross has written a book. It's called The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century — which is a terrific subtitle — and I'm still a little confused about the title. Who, you might ask, is Alex Ross. Well, Alex Ross is the music critic of the New ...

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Berlin Without Walls: Inside the Philharmonic

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Berlin Without Walls
In this series, WNYC examines various aspects of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, with a different theme every evening. Featured segments focus on the members of the orchestra and their unique sound, the Philharmonic's legendary ...

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Ute Lemper hosts Evening Music

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Join star chanteuse Ute Lemper, as she takes us on a musical tour of cabaret — from the classic songs of Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht to a roundup of her favorite international artists. We hear rare samples from Ute's personal collection, as well as her own recordings and related ...

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