Streams

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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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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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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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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24 Hours and 33 Minutes

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Listen on demand to WNYC's first-ever online music festival, celebrating the life and legacy of the patriarch of American contemporary music, John Cage. Helga Davis guides us through 24 hours and 33 minutes of exclusive audio from the WNYC archives, as well as Cage tributes, commentary, and performances by some ...

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The New Americans

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

WNYC announces The New Americans, an ongoing station-wide celebration of foreign-born artists now residing in the United States.

In addition to special programming on Evening Music and our HD/Internet channel WNYC2, we feature in-depth interviews with artists on shows including Ear to Ear and Soundcheck, as well as ...

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It Ain't Necessarily So

Monday, October 15, 2007

In his notes for the new opera, "Margaret Garner," which is playing at the New York City Opera, the composer, Richard Danielpour, writes as follows:

"First of all, Toni Morrison, who wrote the libretto based on her novel, Beloved, and I were aware, from the start, that while we admired Gershwin's ...

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Soundcheck on Site: Berlin

Monday, October 15, 2007

During the week of November 5-9 Soundcheck turns its focus to Berlin. It’s a city that historically has been at the crossroads of Western culture and which has reemerged as one of the world's preeminent arts capitals and a magnet for music-lovers. Host John Schaefer and ...

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WNYC's John Cage Festival Wins ASCAP Award

Monday, October 15, 2007

 The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) has announced that the 2007 Deems Taylor Multimedia Award goes to WNYC FM and wnyc.org for the online festival 24 Hours and 33 Minutes, The Playful and Playable Cage.

Established in 1967, the ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards recognize books, articles, ...

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Soundcheck on Site: Berlin

Monday, October 15, 2007

During the week of November 5-9 Soundcheck turns its focus to Berlin. Host John Schaefer and members of the Soundcheck staff travel to the city to speak with musicians, journalists, producers, and other industry figures to find out what’s new and unique in that city’s pop, rock, and electronic music ...

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New Sounds Live

Thursday, October 11, 2007

The 21st annual New Sounds Live concert series this fall of 2007 at the World Financial Center is full of several US and world premiere works. The first is Joby Talbot's Path of Miracles, making its US debut on November 12 & 13. Conducted by Judith Clurman,the work is an a capella song cycle in four movements drawing inspiration from the ancient pilgrimage to the grave of St James at Santiago di Compostella in north-west Spain. Later that month, the New York City-based quartet So Percussion, performs three more premieres - works by Martin Bresnick, Arvo Pärt, and Paul Lansky -on November 20.

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