Amanda Angel

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10 Times When Musicians Played on Through Grueling Injuries

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It's not only sports stars who have to overcome injuries and illnesses to perform well. These ten performers fought through both public and private maladies to satisfy fans.
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Seven Uniquely Inspiring Residencies for Composers

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Hospitals, orphanages, parks, and science centers—these are not the normal places where you’d expect to find noted composers. But here are seven such programs.
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11 Yo-Yo Ma Collaborations You Must See

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

As he turns 60 on Wednesday, here are 11 standout videos of Yo-Yo Ma at work and play.
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7 Car-Crazy Classical Compositions

Thursday, October 01, 2015

George Gershwin famously included Parisian taxi horns in his An American in Paris; here are seven other classical music works about cars.
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9 Classical Musician Program Bios That Aren't Terrible

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Independent newspaper in London recently asked why classical musician biographies are so numbingly dull. Here are nine that break with convention.
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U.S. Open: 11 Classical Pieces Inspired By Tennis

Monday, August 31, 2015

Perhaps no sport has inspired such a wealth of musical riches as tennis. As the 2016 U.S. Open gets into swing, here are 11 works inspired by the game.
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11 Composer Anniversaries and Birthdays to Celebrate in the 2015-16 Season

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Heading into the 2015–16 season, here are 11 anniversaries and birthdays to take mark of, from Satie and Dukas to Carlisle Floyd and Milton Babbitt.
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The Best 7 Classical Music Videos of Summer 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Blogger Amanda Angel picks the seven most memorable classical music moments captured on video this summer.
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8 Female Classical Musicians Who Appear on Currency

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

As the U.S. government searches for a female figure to feature on the $10 bill, it's easy to look for inspiration from abroad.
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8 Festivals for People Who Are Obsessed with Mozart

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

There are more ways to celebrate the boy genius than just Mostly Mozart. Try Mainly Mozart, OK Mozart and Mozart Week.
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15 Rock and Pop Favorites from Serious Classical Musicians

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Not all classical musicians listen to classical music all the time. Here are some surprising acts that you’d find on their personal playlists.
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11 Composers Enchanted by Space

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Throughout time composers have looked to the stars, sun and moon for inspiration, exploring the universe with their music.
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Top 5 Revolutionary Pieces for Bastille Day

Monday, July 13, 2015

In honor of France’s national holiday, here are five works inspired by the events of the French Revolution. And tune in to WQXR Tuesday for more French music.

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Top Five Classical Music Tumblrs

Thursday, July 09, 2015

With a bulk of musicians heading out of town and concert season slowing down, here are five favorite Tumblrs for a classical music fix over the summer.

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Who Is Kirill Petrenko? Five Things to Know About the Berlin Philharmonic's next Chief Conductor

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Though he is in line to become one of the most visible figures in classical music Kirill Petrenko is still a mystery to most audiences.

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Five Classical Music Biographies and Memoirs for Your Summer Reading List

Thursday, June 25, 2015

As you plan your summer reading, there are several new biographies and memoirs written about and by musicians to dive into over the next few months.

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Top 5 Buzzed-About Young American Opera Composers

Thursday, June 18, 2015

All under 40 and with exciting new works on the way, these five opera composers are forging the future of opera in the United States and beyond.
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Top 5 Intriguing Historical Facts About 'Tristan and Isolde'

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Even before it was unveiled Tristan had attained a legendary status, and through its history, it has maintained its mysterious aura. Here are five juicy tidbits.

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Five Ways to Celebrate Carl Nielsen’s 150th Birthday

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Tuesday marks the 150th birthday of Denmark’s most important composer, Carl Nielsen, and numerous organizations are marking the occasion. Here are five highlights.

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Top Five Pianists Who Developed Personalized Instruments

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Little has changed in piano design over the past century and a half, but over that time several distinguished pianists have tinkered with the instrument to serve their needs.

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