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Thursday, June 25, 2015
As you plan your summer reading, there are several new biographies and memoirs written about and by musicians to dive into over the next few months.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
All under 40 and with exciting new works on the way, these five opera composers are forging the future of opera in the United States and beyond.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Even before it was unveiled Tristan had attained a legendary status, and through its history, it has maintained its mysterious aura. Here are five juicy tidbits.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Tuesday marks the 150th birthday of Denmark’s most important composer, Carl Nielsen, and numerous organizations are marking the occasion. Here are five highlights.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Little has changed in piano design over the past century and a half, but over that time several distinguished pianists have tinkered with the instrument to serve their needs.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
As the weather heats up, so do travel schedules for a number of performers on the summer festival circuit. These five are among the busiest.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
As the 2014-15 season comes to a close, a number of inventive projects have brought forth some inspiring ideas for the future of classical music. Here are five highlights.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Rather than just treat Mom to brunch this Sunday, serenade her with one of a number of classical music performances around the city. Here are five options, plus WQXR's on-air plans.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
From the King's Singers to Bobby McFerrin, here are five impressive a cappella and vocal arrangements of classical standards.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
On April 3, Andrew Porter, the former classical music critic for the New Yorker, died at the age of 86. Porter’s accomplishments went far beyond the publication.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
In honor of April being International Guitar Month, we’ve collected our five favorite compositions featuring the electric guitar.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
As Pierre Boulez celebrates his 90th birthday, here are five examples of his perfectionism as a composer.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The new documentary “Seymour: An Introduction” looks at the life of the piano teacher Seymour Bernstein, who was afflicted by crippling stage fright. He wasn't alone.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
It used to be rabid classical fans in desperate need of a ticket had to test their luck with scalpers on the street. Now a bevy of websites offer more secure and certain methods.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Opportunity abounds for the ambitious maestro. A number of prestigious jobs are available right now and in in the near future, though more than a few have serious strings attached.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Happy Chinese New Year to ewe! To celebrate, here are five works featuring these auspicious animals.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
In honor of Hollywood’s big night and our love of classical music, here are our five favorite movie cameos by famous musicians.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Missed connections, awkward encounters and flat out bad dates – welcome to the world of opera.
Friday, February 06, 2015
We’ve combed through the last half of the 2014–15 season and announcements for the 2015–16 one, to find five of the most anticipated debuts and premieres.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Here are five high-tech instruments that seem to come straight out of a science fiction movie. Will these become the norm?