John Schaefer appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Ashbery passed away on Monday at the age of 90. Listen to an archival performance of his work, set by some of America's most renowned composers.
Monday, August 07, 2017
Week of August 7: This week, Neil Young's brand new 41-year-old album, Afrocentric music from the Souljazz Orchestra, new music from the London Contemporary Orchestra and more.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Week of July 10: This week, Ke$sha Becomes Kesha; Dollshot premiere "Lalande," and Webster Hall Is About To Become History
Thursday, June 08, 2017
John Schaefer wraps the New York Guitar Festival with performances by Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, singer-songwriter Steve Gunn and Grammy Award-winning folk artist Dom Flemons.
Friday, June 02, 2017
It's been 100 years since the first piece of commercial jazz was recorded by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
John Schaefer hosts an evening of performances by indie rocker Trixie Whitley and guitarist-composer Marc Ribot.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
John Schaefer hosts performances by indie rocker Margaret Glaspy and Julian Lage, one of the most formidable jazz guitarists of his generation.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
New Sounds' John Schaefer hosts a diverse cast of guitar slingers performing newly commissioned works and special collaborations.
Monday, May 15, 2017
On Jan. 9 we kicked off the 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival with a live stream of the Bang on a Can All-Stars annual People's Commissioning Fund Concert. Listen to the full show.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
There is a Jonathan Demme-sized hole in both the worlds of film and music worlds. We revisit this 2015 conversation with the director on Soundcheck.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
On the heels of their performance at the LA Phil's Reykjavík Festival, we invited Icelandic quartet Nordic Affect in for an intimate in-studio performance.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Carnegie Hall is kicking off a concert series curated by the Pulitzer Prize winning composer that shows how contemporary music has changed over the last half century.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Steered by composer David Moore, the group Bing & Ruth is equal parts chamber and ambient music. Watch the release party for their latest album from The Greene Space at WQXR.
Friday, February 03, 2017
Listen now to the archived WQXR broadcast from Carnegie Hall when Jordi Savall takes us through a musical history of Venice.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
On Jan. 25 at 7:30 pm, tune in for a live stream of indie rockers San Fermin and new-music mainstays Now Ensemble live from the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Jaga Jazzist is a Norwegian ensemble that draws inspiration from jazz, vintage funk and Krautrock. We join the members backstage at Le Poisson Rouge for an interview and performance.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Bruce Brubaker and Francesco Tristano, two virtuoso pianists from very different musical backgrounds, take the music of Philip Glass in an entirely new direction.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Prince. David Bowie. George Michael. Leonard Cohen. Sharon Jones. Merle Haggard. These are just a few of the musicians we lost in this past year.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
GABI is a composer and vocalist who brings together elements of classical music, electronica and the expressive vulnerability of the human voice.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Cultural offerings for the 2017 Winter season continue with a look at the must-see musical performances.