Amanda Angel appears in the following:
Monday, February 08, 2016
A new show looks at the making of Wagner's Ring, including the composer's audacious asks that made it possible.
Monday, February 08, 2016
Super Bowl 50 may not have been an instant classic, but the broadcast had several moments to please classical music fans.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
One point of agreement among some of the 2016 candidates running for president is a love of classical music.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Punxsutawney Phil isn't alone in casting a shadow of significance, here are nine additional umbral examples from opera and classical music in honor of Groundhog Day.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
After nearly a year of speculation, the New York Philharmonic announced that the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Jaap van Zweden will become its next music director.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
In honor of Mozart's birthday on Jan. 27, here are 15 people whose excellence and productivity have resulted in their being mentioned in the same breath as the great composer.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here are nine works from classical music and opera that express the same themes that Dr. King personified.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Though his only realized theatrical work was the recent "Lazarus" musical, produced by New York Theater Workshop, Bowie did have several close encounters with opera.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle" portrays the intriguing side of classical music, but it also uses real contemporary performers to do it.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
We look ahead at the important 2016 stories we will be following in the world of classical music.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
In 2015, popular videos from classical music artists and organizations reached new audiences. Here are some of the most popular of the year.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
We celebrate Beethoven's birthday this week with a trove of streaming content for you to discover. Watch Beethoven's "Fidelio," piano sonatas, symphonies and more.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Peter Schickele's first big performance as P.D.Q. Bach was 50 years ago this month. Help us celebrate his classical comedy with these videos before his anniversary concert at Town Hall.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of composer Jean Sibelius's birth with music, videos and creativity and more.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
From those who enjoy music to those who aspire to make it, here are 17 gifts that will please the music-lover on your list this holiday season.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
WQXR blogger Amanda Angel counts down nine pilgrimage themes in classical and opera, included also is Charles Ives's Holiday Symphony for Thanksgiving.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
By now Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's love of opera is well known. Here are six examples of her indulging in opera.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Blogger Amanda Angel writes about how classical music and food combine into a singular experience in locations around the world.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
In this week of changing clocks and sleep adjustments, Amanda Angel reminds us of the power of lullabies to help us relax and even sleep.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
With shrieking violins, plaintive cellos, and spooky percussive sounds, these scary movie scores use classical music, or classical composers to bone-chilling effect.