Thursday, April 30, 2015
By Brian Wise
Monday, March 24, 2014
On March 21, WQXR presented the award-winning Chiara String Quartet in a concert performed completely by heart and without relying on any printed sheet music.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
This week, we feature a some of Ravel's glittering orchestral works, the pianist Rafał Blechacz playing Chopin, and music by Bach contemporary Christoph Graupner.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Tonight at 9 pm, Alan Gilbert leads the Philharmonic in Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
Saturday, October 05, 2013
This week From the Top takes you to Hodgson Concert Hall at the University of Georgia in Athens. Here, a young New York guitarist evokes the palace of Alhambra and an outstanding piano trio from Minnesota plays the music of Smetana. Later in the program, a teenage cellist beautifully performs Maurice Ravel's "Kaddish."
Monday, September 16, 2013
It's a week of transcriptions. Host Bill McGlaughlin samples the creative efforts of gifted composers who gave life and vitality to existing music by transforming it into something new. Selections include music by Bach, Copland, Liszt and Ravel.