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Kirill Gerstein on the Piano Concerto You've Been Hearing All Wrong

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The crashing piano chords that have endeared listeners to the opening of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 are probably not as the composer intended.
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Chamber Music Society

Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky

Monday, February 16, 2015

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with David Finckel performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

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30 Pieces in 30 Days

30 Pieces: Tchaikovsky's 'Manfred' Symphony

Thursday, January 29, 2015

This month, WQXR is taking 30 pieces from the 2014 Classical Countdown and asking music experts to give us their "next step" compositions.Today: Tchaikovsky's "Manfred" Symphony

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World of Opera

Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans From Moscow

Thursday, January 22, 2015

On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents "The Maid of Orleans" in a production from the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow.

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Exploring Music

Tchaikovsky, Part II

Monday, January 05, 2015

This week host Bill McGlaughlin continues his exploration of the world and music of the great Russian Romantic, focusing on the latter part of his life.

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30 Pieces in 30 Days

30 Pieces: Glinka’s Kamarinskaya

Saturday, January 03, 2015

This month, WQXR is taking 30 popular pieces from our 2014 Classical Countdown and asking experts to give us their "next step" compositions. Next up: Glinka’s "Kamarinskaya."

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Exploring Music

Tchaikovsky, Part I

Monday, December 29, 2014

This week host Bill McGlaughlin explores the world and music of the great Russian Romantic, including his symphonies, ballets and life at the Moscow Conservatory.

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World of Opera

Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades From Munich

Thursday, December 11, 2014

This week hear Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades from the Philharmonie in Munich, with tenor Misha Didyk as Hermann and soprano Tatiana Serjan as Lisa.

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World of Opera

Tchaikovsky's The Enchantress From Vienna

Thursday, November 13, 2014

On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents Tchaikovsky's fascinating drama "The Enchantress" from the historic Theater an der Wien in Vienna.

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Movies on the Radio

Tchaikovsky at the Movies

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tonight at 9 pm, David Garland presents some Tchaikovsky-inspired scores, including a charming adaptation of the "Sleeping Beauty" ballet for Disney's 1959 animated feature.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Music from the Hartt School, Part II

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

This week, the Young Artists Showcase returns to The Hartt School in Connecticut for more performances by Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams and a string quartet called 20/20.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

In Studio with Pianist Stanislav Khristenko

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pianist Stanislav Khristenko came by the Young Artists Showcase studio to show off his range with performances of Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and more.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top Five Most Triumphal Classical Works – Ever

Thursday, July 10, 2014

As Germany and Argentina prepare for the championship match, we’ve collected five works that would adequately celebrate the new victors.

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World of Opera

Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin from Bologna

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Today at 1 pm on the Operavore stream, World of Opera presents Eugene Onegin from one of Italy's many fine regional opera houses.

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Albums of the Week

New Releases: Pablo Heras-Casado, Midori Seiler and Pavel Kolesnikov

Sunday, June 15, 2014

This week's featured albums include two releases by the German period-instrument ensemble Concerto Köln, along with a new traversal of Tchaikovsky's The Seasons.

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From the Top

Aspen, Colorado

Saturday, April 19, 2014

This week, From the Top comes to you from Harris Concert Hall at the Aspen Music Festival and School. We hear performances from an outstanding array of young musicians who studied here over the summer. Among them, a 16-year-old pianist performing from Préludes, Book II by Claude Debussy; a 14-year-old cellist performing the music of Edouard Lalol; and a 16-year-old violinist performing Tchaikovsky’s playful Waltz-Scherzo.

The Great Russian Piano Tradition

Russian to the Core

Thursday, April 17, 2014

On this second episode devoted to Tchaikovsky, host David Dubal continues to chronicle the composer's tortured life.

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The Great Russian Piano Tradition

Tchaikovsky's First Impressions

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tchaikovsky is one of Russia's most beloved composers whose music made a lasting impression on the world.

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WQXR Blog

'A Christmas Story': Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and a BB Gun

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

While it hasn't been given much consideration, the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story" has a classical music soundtrack. A film insider explains.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Yefim Bronfman

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.

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