Kim Nowacki

Senior Social Media Lead

Kim Nowacki appears in the following:

Meryl Streep Explains Our Fascination with Florence Foster Jenkins

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

WQXR
The stars of the movie 'Florence Foster Jenkins' talked to Elliott Forrest about this infamous tone-deaf opera singer. 

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Quiz: Which Classical Music Era Are You?

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Which classical music era should you have been born in? Take our quiz and find out.

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In Studio: Soprano Nadine Sierra Sings Mozart and Foster

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

WQXR
As she prepares for her Mostly Mozart Festival debut, rising star Nadine Sierra visited the WQXR studios to sing a pair of arias by the Austrian composer, plus an American classic.

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Pokemon Invade Classical Venues

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pokemon are popping up everywhere and classical music organizations and institutions are out to catch them all.

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My Classical Music Story: Radiolab's Robert Krulwich Finds Mahler

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells us how a school assignment brought Gustav Mahler into his life.

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Gallery: Share Your Summer Music Memories

Friday, June 17, 2016

Add your summer classical music photos, videos and tweets to our #WQXRsummer gallery.

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Watch: Royal Harpist Claire Jones Strums Traditional, Classical Works

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

WQXR
Claire Jones, who served as the official harpist to the Prince of Wales, performed selections off her new album and the piece she played at the royal wedding live in the WQXR studios.

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In-Studio: Avi Avital Performs from 'Between Worlds'

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

WQXR
Mandolin player Avi Avital visited the WQXR studios with accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and percussionist Itamar Doari to play a selection of lively Hungarian, Turkish and Georgian works.

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Watch: Sarah Cahill Performs Lou Harrison's Unpublished 'Range Song'

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Pianist Sarah Cahill stopped by the Q2 Music studio to perform Lou Harrison's rarely-heard (and perhaps never-before recorded) 'Range Song.'

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Share Your Birthday Greeting For Bach

Monday, March 21, 2016

It's J.S. Bach's birthday and he deserves a shout out. Share your best #HappyBirthdayBach photo or greeting on Twitter and Instagram, or upload one to our gallery directly.

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In-Studio: Marc-André Hamelin and the Composer-Pianist Tradition

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin stopped by the WQXR studios to perform his "Pavane Variée" and George Gershwin's "Liza," arranged by Earl Wild. Watch his performance on-demand.

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Video: Sō Percussion Plays Glenn Kotche Piece from Brooklyn Navy Yard

Thursday, February 11, 2016

We visited Sō Percussion's Brooklyn studio to film the quartet perform Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche's 'Drumkit Quartets.'

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Familiar Names Dominate Best Score Oscar Nods, Only One Has Won Before

Thursday, January 14, 2016

With another "Star Wars" film comes another Oscar nomination for composer John Williams. Nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning.
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Listen to the Classical Influences in the ‘Star Wars’ Score

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Take a listen to the classical music inspirations behind John Williams' music for the "Star Wars" films.

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Taylor Swift Donates $50K To Seattle Symphony

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Moved by the orchestra's recording of John Luther Adam's "Become Ocean," pop superstar Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the Seattle Symphony.

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Cats Who Love Classical Music

Thursday, October 29, 2015

In honor of National Cat Day, here are some sophisticated cats who find classical music the purrrrrrfect way to relax.

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Video: Metropolitan Opera Musicians, Staff Perform 'Meet the Mets'

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Before the New York Mets took on the Kansas City Royals in game one of the World Series, musicians and workers from the Met Opera gathered Tuesday morning on Lincoln Center Plaza.
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In-Studio: Matt Herskowitz Trio with Philippe Quint Bring Jazz to Bach

Saturday, October 03, 2015

The Matt Herskowitz Jazz Trio came to the WQXR performance studio with two violinists from the classical world – Philippe Quint and Lara St. John – to swing Bach.

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New Venue National Sawdust Mixes Futuristic Design, Williamsburg Grit

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In advance of its opening on Thursday, WQXR and WNYC get a preview of National Sawdust, a new, $16 million music venue in Brooklyn.
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In-Studio: Alina Ibragimova Performs Bach and Ysaÿe

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova in recent years has developed a following in Europe, especially in the U.K., where she studied and came of age. Here's why.

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