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Amanda Angel

Amanda Angel appears in the following:

Legendary Double Bassist Goes Out on Her Own Terms

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

WQXR
Remembering Jane Little, who played bass for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for 71 years; Erik Satie's 150th birthday; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Eurovision Winner Continues Legacy of Mixing Ukrainian Music with Politics

Monday, May 16, 2016

WQXR
The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest winner follows a line of Ukrainian musicians who inserted politics into their works; celebrating Liberace's birthday; and more in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Fear of 13 and Other Superstitions Embedded in Compositions

Friday, May 13, 2016

WQXR
Find out which composer was terrified of the number 13; preview the Ojai Festival with this year's director, Peter Sellars; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Imagining a Composer's Political Struggle

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

WQXR
A windfall of new literature about Shostakovich; Irving Berlin's birthday; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Babbitt Centennial

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

WQXR
Celebrating Milton Babbitt's 100th birthday; the Los Angeles Phil's virtual reality project wins a real award; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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The Top Moonlighters Are Crowned

Monday, May 09, 2016

WQXR
The winners of WQXR's Classical Moonlighters Competition are named; James Levine leads his final Met opera as music director; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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7 Portraits of Mothers Who Influenced the Future of Music

Sunday, May 08, 2016

WQXR
In honor of Mother's Day, take a look at the women who bore and shaped some of the most famous figures in classical music. 
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Looking Back at Levine's Legacy

Friday, May 06, 2016

WQXR
Peruse a timeline of milestones of James Levine's tenure at the Met; Valery Gergiev leads a concert in Syria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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A Milestone for a New York Icon

Thursday, May 05, 2016

WQXR
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.

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Reasons for Lincoln Center Leader's Exit Leak Out

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

WQXR
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.

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Sondra Radvanovsky to Replace Anna Netrebko as Norma

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WQXR
Anna Netrebko's decision to forgo upcoming performances of 'Norma' has forced casting changes among four different companies, including the Metropolitan Opera.
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Marian Anderson to Appear on the $5 Bill

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WQXR
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.

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New York Opera Fest Shines Light on City's Smaller Companies

Monday, May 02, 2016

WQXR
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.

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A Robert Shaw Centennial Celebration at Carnegie Hall

Friday, April 29, 2016

WQXR
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.

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Resurrected New York City Opera Revives an American Work

Thursday, April 28, 2016

WQXR
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.

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A Birthday for 'Für Elise'

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

WQXR
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.

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James Levine Set to Retire from the Met

Thursday, April 14, 2016

WQXR
After a 45-year career at the Metropolitan Opera, the legendary maestro will become the organization's music director emeritus.
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Steinway's Grand Design: A Modern Temple to the Piano

Monday, April 11, 2016

WQXR
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.
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Soprano Ailyn Pérez Wins Beverly Sills Award

Thursday, April 07, 2016

WQXR
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. 
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Soprano Tamara Wilson Wins 2016 Richard Tucker Award

Monday, April 04, 2016

WQXR
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.
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