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Graham Parker

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Graham Parker And The Rumour's 'Long Emotional Ride'

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In the new film, This Is 40,”writer and director Judd Apatow imagines the veteran British musician Graham Parker getting back together with his band, The Rumour. As it turns out, that reunion was already in the works – even before the director came knocking. Graham Parker and the Rumour discuss their real life -- and on screen -- reunion, and they play live.

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Graham Parker And The Rumour Reunited, Christian Scott In The Studio

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Graham Parker and the Rumour reunite for a new album and a role in Judd Apatow's latest comedy This Is 40. Then, jazz from trumpeter Christian Scott.

Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna: The Plot Thickens

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

If only the plot worked, Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna, his debut opera, might be on track to becoming a real addition to the 21st-century canon.

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WQXR's Beethoven Awareness Month

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Graham Parker, vice president of WQXR, and WQXR’s Elliott Forrest give details about the upcoming Beethoven Awareness Month,  which includes a “Where’s Beethoven?” photo contest and a 12-hour marathon of Beethoven’s piano sonatas performed by some of classical music’s brightest rising stars, including Joyce Yang and Jonathan Biss in Greene Space.

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The Philharmonic Delivers an Inspired Mahler 2nd for New York

Monday, September 12, 2011

Confession. I have worked hard to avoid most of the 9/11 tributes, reflections, reliving and agonies of the past weeks. I chose to watch the George Bush National Geographic interview, and was impressed with his honesty, humanity and frailty. I helped program an event for WQXR in The Greene Space. But I couldn’t watch the TV loops, the commentators, or look again at those pictures.

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In Helsinki's Sleek New Concert Hall, Clarity Reigns

Thursday, September 01, 2011

After a decade-long construction process and a cost of $271 million, the Helsinki Music Center opened Wednesday evening. WQXR's Graham Parker writes that, while not perfect, it "raises the bar on design, purpose and relevance."

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American Orchestras: Endangered Species?

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

7:00 PM

In an effort to better understand the state of the American orchestra, WQXR welcomes four people working deep in the trenches.

Listening to the Royal Wedding Music

Friday, April 29, 2011

WQXR's Elliott Forrest talks with Kerry Nolan about the music played at this morning's Royal wedding.

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Graham Parker

Friday, April 30, 2010

A 35-year veteran of the music industry, British rocker Graham Parker recently took his first stab at penning music for television. When the two TV theme songs he submitted were rejected by the shows' creators, Parker decided he would make their loss his own gain. Thus was born Imaginary Television, ...

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Here They Go Again

Friday, April 30, 2010

Their famous treadmill video made OK Go one of the Internet's first viral sensations. Now, they've had to fight their own record company so fans could see their new, mind-boggling video online. Today on the show, OK Go plays live in our studio. Plus: British rocker Graham Parker tells us ...