Holiday shopping can be exhausting. And stressful. But a pop-up concert with Yo-Yo Ma can apparently draw shoppers away from their December to-do lists.
Google is honoring what would have been the 90th birthday of operatic soprano Maria Callas with a celebratory Doodle.
It was bound to happen. A "Rob Ford Opera," commissioned by CBC Radio and sung by emerging artists from Calgary Opera, has gone viral on YouTube.
A Veteran's Day concert by the Louisiana Philharmonic faced an awkward moment on Monday, when the orchestra began a newly commissioned piano concerto without the soloist in place on stage.
If Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had a Facebook page, here are a few things you might find at the top of his list of "likes."
Editta Sherman, a photographer dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall," died last week at age 101. Here's a gallery of her portraits of classical musicians.
There was a time at WQXR when the suggestion of a month-long Mozart festival would have been fighting words.
As WQXR devotes November to life and career of Mozart, the Operavore stream will present a wide assortment of the composer's vocal works including his pivotal operas.
Amadeus Leopold, the violinist/performance artist formerly known as Hahn-Bin, has released a video featuring his own flamboyant take on Paganini's Caprice No. 24.
In keeping with a recent tradition of November festivals, WQXR will present "Month of Mozart,” a celebration of the composer who has racked up more recordings than any other and created masterpieces in every genre he attempted.
Twenty-five years after Tom Hanks played "Heart and Soul" and "Chopsticks" on that giant toy piano in the movie "Big," he delivered an encore on Monday night.
Verdi has inspired plenty of flash mob performances – in markets, public squares and department stores. In honor of Verdi's 200th birthday, here's one with particular charm.
A prank collective brought an orchestra to the middle of in Midtown and put a conductors' podium, a baton and a big sign that read "Conduct Us" in front of it.
The Royal Opera House in London hosted an Intelligence Squared debate on Sunday on the question of Verdi vs. Wagner, the full video of which has since been posted online.
Last month, a teenage French guitarist who goes by the name Tina S. released a video of herself playing "Summer" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons. It quickly went viral.
On the eve of the US Open, Roger Federer's sponsor Credit Suisse has released a new commercial featuring the tennis great trying his hand at the violin.
Google is featuring an animated doodle commemorating Debussy's 151st birthday. We present three archival performances, from 1911 and 1912, in his honor.
The stock of Steinway Musical Instruments hit an all-time high on Monday after the company received a new buyout offer.
Regina Resnik, the Bronx-born mezzo-soprano, died on Thursday in New York. Listen to an archival interview with Resnik from 1972.
The conductor Pierre Boulez has cancelled concerts on Sept. 7 and 9 at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland as the result of a broken shoulder.