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Reflections from the Keyboard

'S Wonderful Gershwin

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Host David Dubal features several fine piano transcriptions of George Gershwin's work.

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WQXR Features

Voices of the Lunar New Year

Thursday, February 07, 2013

All weekend long, WQXR celebrates the Lunar New Year. Several people contributed their memories and traditions for this, the Year of the Snake.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Dutoit Conducts Rachmaninoff and Elgar

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Charles Dutoit, currently the principal conductor and artistic director of London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, joins the New York Philharmonic to conduct Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla; Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Nikolai Lugansky; and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

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WQXR Blog

Rescued from Obscurity

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The Naomi Lewin Theory of Obscure Music says that obscure music is usually obscure for a good reason. But every once in a while, a piece comes along that disproves the theory. What piece do you think is neglected?

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Albums of the Week

Solo Works for Flute and Saxophone

Saturday, November 13, 2010

New recordings by flutist Robert Langevin and saxophonist Theodore Kerkezos show how their respective instruments were favored by French composers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Weigh in and get a free download.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Alan Gilbert Conducts Mahler's Sixth Symphony

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Tonight's broadcast from the New York Philharmonic features a single, epic piece: Mahler's Sixth Symphony. Composed from 1903-05, this tour de force for virtuoso orchestra speaks a powerful language never heard before that time.

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WQXR Features

New York Philharmonic Trip to Georgia Called Off

Friday, September 24, 2010

Two concerts by the New York Philharmonic in the Republic of Georgia have been called off after the country cited unexpected budgetary constraints. The performances were to have taken place October 21 and 22.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top Five Ways to Open a Season

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

For symphony orchestras, the opening concert often makes a statement on the season that's to follow. Here are five archetypes for symphonic season openers - from bold-face names to bombast.

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WQXR Blog

Glenn Dicterow on the Role of the Concertmaster

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Glenn Dicterow has been a concertmaster or associate concertmaster in major symphony orchestras for nearly forty years, thirty of which have been at the New York Philharmonic. He talks with Jeff Spurgeon about the job.

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Fishko Files

Sibelius and Heifetz: Perfect Pair

Friday, June 11, 2010

It’s the 75th anniversary of a celebrated recording by Jascha Heifetz of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. That has WNYC’s Sara Fishko considering the power of the recording and the music ... in this edition of the Fishko Files.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Gergiev Conducts Stravinsky

Thursday, May 20, 2010

On May 5, the New York Philharmonic performed its 15,000th concert, a milestone unmatched by any other symphony orchestra in the world. This week’s broadcast captures that program, conducted by Valery Gergiev.

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WQXR Blog

reCONTACT! and the Blogging Community

Monday, April 19, 2010

Hear the New York Philharmonic’s second CONTACT! concert this week on Q2, and read what the blogosphere is saying right now.

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