Margaret Kelley joined WQXR as an Assistant Producer in December 2011.
She produces The Choral Mix, All Ears, Around Broadway, Opera in Brief, The Romantic Piano and other features for broadcast. Prior to her arrival at WQXR, she worked at National Public Radio in Washington, D.C. producing fundraising and promotional spots, funding credits and special projects including a broadcast from the Newport Jazz Festival. She also worked as an editorial assistant for Creators at Carnegie and as an assistant producer on NPR’s Performance Today, SymphonyCast and World of Opera. A veteran of college radio from her days at the Catholic University of America in Washington, Margaret is also a trained cellist, alto, and floral designer. She was born and raised in New York.
Margaret Kelley appears in the following:
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Jessye Norman has thrilled millions in the opera house and on the recital stage. She's also coped with racism and kept audiences guessing with unusual career turns. She shares highlights from her wide-ranging career.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Opera is at its most steamy when passion trumps reason. In this edition of Opera in Brief, we consider three of opera’s sexiest librettos.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
In this edition of Opera in Brief, we explore three operatic portraits of every day life in the mid 19th century, by Britten, Smetana and Delius.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
When a great operatic chorus is sung by a gifted group of singers, the choristers often play a starring role. Sometimes they even steal the show.
Thursday, December 06, 2012
In anticipation of a new film version of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables starring Hugh Jackman, we explore three operatic settings of the French writer's novels.