Amanda Angel appears in the following:
Friday, May 06, 2016
Remembering milestones of the maestro's tenure at the Met; Valery Gergiev leads a concert in Syria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Commemorating Carnegie, a landmark for all New Yorkers; watch a woman squeeze 50 classical music puns into two minutes; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The circumstances surrounding Jed Bernstein's quick departure as president of Lincoln Center become clearer; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Anna Netrebko's decision to forgo upcoming performances of 'Norma' has forced casting changes among four different companies, including the Metropolitan Opera.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The great contralto will become the only artist to be depicted on a U.S. bill; a cast change at the WNO's Ring; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Monday, May 02, 2016
A new opera festival promotes NYC's other opera companies and honors one of our own; the creators of 'JFK' talk to Studio 360; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Robert Shaw is feted by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Carnegie Hall; further details about the Steve Jobs opera; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
After 19 years, an American Opera gets its second viewing; Gael Garcia Bernal on Gustavo Dudamel; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
On this day 206 years ago, Beethoven wrote "Fur Elise"; additional candidates to fill James Levine's role at the Met; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
After a 45-year career at the Metropolitan Opera, the legendary maestro will become the organization's music director emeritus.
Monday, April 11, 2016
On Monday, Steinway opens its new flagship retail store with a state-of-the-art concert hall in Midtown New York. See images of the piano purveyor's new digs.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
The soprano, who made her Met debut last season, is the 11th recipient of the award and will receive $50,000 to help further her career.
Monday, April 04, 2016
Houston-based soprano Tamara Wilson, known for her portrayal of Verdi's heroines, is the recipient of the annual award with its $50,000 prize.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The Apollo and Opera Philadelphia will follow their presentation of 'Charlie Parker's Yardbird' with 'We Shall Not Be Moved' next year and a production to be presented in 2019.
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.
Monday, March 28, 2016
The author of the new novel, 'Queen of the Night,' stops by to read an excerpt from his book and details the romantic and bizarre episodes from operatic history that entered his story.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
An contemporary masterwork receives its first U.S. staging; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Leon Botstein, president of Bard and director of the ASO, discusses how his new project, The Orchestra Now, is looking at the visual arts to rethink the role of the symphony orchestra.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Javier Camarena performs a rare feat during Saturday afternoon's Met broadcast; listen to Avi Avital perform live; and more to listen, read and watch in the WQXR Whole Note.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Anthony Roth Costanzo explains the physical transformation he underwent to take on the role of the Egyptian pharoah Akhnaten, and shares exclusive photos of his exposed performance.