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Classical Clicks: John Williams Answers to a 'Star Wars' Fanfare

Friday, July 22, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week see composer John Williams serenaded by a pair of brass players.

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Classical Clicks: A Pop-Up Concert in Hanoi

Friday, July 08, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week watch a Vietnamese ensemble stage a street-side concert.

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Classical Clicks: Andris Nelsons Parts Ways with Bayreuth

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week, a maestro severs his ties with a German opera house.

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How John Philip Sousa Almost Authored Our National Anthem

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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In honor of Independence Day, we trace the popularity of John Philip Sousa's most famous march "Stars and Stripes Forever," which almost became the official song of the U.S. 

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Classical Clicks: Tickling the Ivories in the Arctic

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features an eco-conscious pianist performing next to glaciers.

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Map: Make Music New York's Classical Offerings

Monday, June 20, 2016

Where to find classical music during Make Music New York on Tuesday.

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Classical Clicks: An Adagio in Remembrance of Orlando's Victims

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features the NY Phil's Central Park tribute to Orlando.

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Classical Clicks: Sometimes You Need an #OperaBoost

Thursday, June 09, 2016

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Highlights of classical music and opera content from the web, collected by WQXR hosts, editors and producers. This week features a pair of opera stars crashing CBS's 'Late Late Show.'

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Watch 371 Trombones Play Wagner and Bernstein

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

On Wednesday, 371 trombone players braved the rainy weather to create their own thunder on the Lincoln Center campus.
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Happy Birthday, Martha Argerich

Friday, June 03, 2016

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Celebrating pianist Martha Argerich's 75th birthday; a round-up of commentary on the Met's new music director; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Why Pianists Love Chopin

Thursday, June 02, 2016

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Before they gather to play more than 10 hours of his work for solo piano, we asked performers in WQXR's All-Day Chopin Marathon about their connection to the composer.
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How Elgar's 'Pomp and Circumstance' Marched Its Way into Graduation Season

Thursday, June 02, 2016

It's graduation season, and you've probably already heard the "Graduation March." Except that's not its name, and it wasn't written for commencement.

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Summer Reads for Music Lovers

Friday, May 27, 2016

A roundup of recent books to delight classical music and opera lovers; Cecilia Bartoli gets ready for her turn as Maria; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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City Opera Announces 2016-17 Season

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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NYCO plans seven operas for next season, including a new Hal Prince "Candide;" an opera-singing bus driver gains fans among fares; and more to read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note. 

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Graham Parker, WQXR GM, to Head Universal Classics, USA

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Graham Parker, who guided WQXR in its transition to a public radio station, will be moving on to the Universal Music Group in July.
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A Look at the 2016 NY Phil Biennial

Monday, May 23, 2016

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We asked the new music connoisseurs at Q2 Music what Biennial programs excite them; remembering forgotten female composers; and more to listen, read and watch in WQXR's Whole Note.

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Legendary Double Bassist Goes Out on Her Own Terms

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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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