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Concerts from The Frick Collection

'The Scottish Play' With Trio Settecento

Monday, September 08, 2014

 American period instrument ensemble Trio Settecento performs 18th century Scottish reels, variations and sonatas in a program they called "The Scottish Play."

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Concerts from The Frick Collection

Meccorre Quartet Play Schubert and Penderecki

Monday, July 21, 2014

A young Polish quartet with an Italian name, the Meccorre Quartet, gave its North American debut recital in this recent performance at The Frick Collection.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

At the Round Top Festival, Part I

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

This week the Young Artists Showcase goes deep into the heart of Texas at the Round Top Festival Institute.

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Concerts from The Frick Collection

Tour Baroque Italy with Maurice Steger

Monday, July 14, 2014

Making his New York recital debut, recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger gives a tour of Italy through its Baroque music, from Venice in the north down to Naples in the south.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, legendary soprano Martina Arroyo returns to the Young Artists Showcase with a handful of talented young singers in this special 1,900th episode.

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Fishko Files

Pianists of the Past

Thursday, May 29, 2014

From the Fishko Files Archive: As the year 2000 approached, WNYC’s Sara Fishko listened to a new outpouring of recordings and
films of some of the greatest pianists of the 20th century –and found much to re-discover.  

 

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Fishko Files

Musicians in Movies

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The music world has always had a special appeal to filmmakers, who've used musical fact and fiction to great advantage in countless movies; but, as WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us in this archival edition of Fishko Files, it's a particular image of the musician that they've created...

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Edvard Grieg in the Northern Lights

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Young Artists Showcase won’t be headed to Scandinavia anytime soon, but this week you will hear a few rarely performed works by Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Sunday Morning Special

Saturday, March 22, 2014

For this Saturday night, we sample music that symbolizes the ease, spiritual searching, religiosity, and quiet clamor that make Sunday mornings uniquely special.

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The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

Voices of Gratitude

Sunday, December 01, 2013

With the Thanksgiving weekend upon us, now is the time to reflect on the things we're grateful for: our families, our friends, our communities.   Today’s program features choral music that expresses gratitude.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Music in Strange Places

Saturday, November 30, 2013

This week, All Ears explores music which transports the listener to a different time and place. Stops along the journey include Purcell's Dido's Lament, Cage's She is Asleep and Ellington’s Liberian Suite: Dance No. 3.

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Reflections from the Keyboard

American Solo Piano

Thursday, November 28, 2013

On this edition of Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal brings an All-American solo piano program to the Thanksgiving Table.

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The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

Choral Americana

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Today the Choral Mix offers a musical salute to the American spirit, with composers who have gone to the well of American folk and religious traditions and, in their own way, created something new and enduring.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Sunday Morning Special

Saturday, November 23, 2013

On this Saturday night, we sample music that symbolizes the ease, spiritual searching, religiosity, and quiet clamor that make Sunday mornings uniquely special.

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Reflections from the Keyboard

Mozartians, from Haskill to Horszowski

Thursday, November 21, 2013

On this all-Mozart edition of Reflections from the Keyboard, host David Dubal shares some of Amadeus' compositions played by the great piano Mozartians.

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Month of Mozart

Mozart and the Opera with Matt Aucoin: The Trickster

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mozart sometimes has a reputation for being a "safe" composer of "pleasant" music. But conductor Matt Aucoin says, look closer, and you'll find the mischievous Mozart who is not to be trusted.

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The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

Guided by Mozartian Voices

Sunday, November 17, 2013

On this episode of The Choral Mix, host Kent Tritle presents his essential Mozart choral works, ranging from the delicate Ave Verum Corpus to the ebullience of the Coronation Mass.

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Month of Mozart

Mozart and the Opera with Matt Aucoin: The Last Year

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Mozart never let his personal grief or physical pain affect his compositions; he could write music that suited the subject. Mozart was, in this regard, a chameleon. Find out why tonight at 11 pm.

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Reflections from the Keyboard

A Mozart Piano Mix

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Add a dash of concerto, a pinch of sonata and a dollop of Vladimir Horowitz and you get a delicious combination of solo piano works composed by Mozart.

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New Sounds

Sir John Tavener, World's 'Most-Heard' Composer, Dies At 69

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

WNYC

Maybe you’re not a fan of modern classical music. But you’ve heard of The Beatles, haven’t you? They were among the earliest fans of the English composer Sir John Tavener, who died today at 69. And there’s an excellent chance you have heard, and perhaps been moved by, his music. Read John Schaefer's Soundcheck blog post.

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