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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?
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Now that the curtain has risen on the new Philharmonie de Paris, here are five more building projects to look forward to over the next few years.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The rabble-rousing fictional conductors in the Amazon Prime series "Mozart in the Jungle" follow a notorious tradition going back to "Seinfeld" and "Bugs Bunny."
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Strolling down 48th or 58th streets has become less musical, the result of rising rents and online shopping. However, there are mom and pop instrument stores fighting the changing tides.
Friday, December 26, 2014
A number of journalists documented the tumultuous and at times inspiring year in classical music. Here are our favorite articles and essays from 2014.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
"Serial," a series about a little-known murder case from 1999, has been called podcasting's first breakout hit. Opera composers have also been drawn to episodic series.
Monday, December 08, 2014
Debussy sought to create pieces that evoke the play of water. But a musician playing his work while ankle-deep in water is probably not what he had in mind.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
We've collected 15 notable gifts for the classical lover on your list this holiday season, for those who proudly wear their love of music on their sleeve to those who listen to it.