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Classical New York. Music is our passion. Listen at 105.9 FM, and on our mobile app. Listener-supported public radio.
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WQXR Classical 16h
Happy Birthday, Isaac Stern! Not just a legendary violinist, Stern was an activist who saved Carnegie Hall from destruction, a world citizen who visited the Soviet Union with great fanfare in 1951, a teacher, a chamber musician... the list goes on.
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WQXR Classical Jul 20
50 years ago, landed the first humans on the Moon. So we're bringing you a program of music inspired by that beautiful, important orb! Plus hear the symphony that played as Neil Armstrong took those famous first steps... πŸŒ•πŸŒ–πŸŒ—πŸŒ˜πŸŒ‘πŸŒ’πŸŒ“πŸŒ”Listen on
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WQXR Classical Jul 19
πŸ’™ to and ! Exciting things coming.
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Jeff Spurgeon Jul 19
Want to play Horowitz's Steinway? The one that was in his home for many years? That he played on in Carnegie Hall and on tour? Here's how you can put your hands on those very keys this coming week in New York:
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Jeff Spurgeon Jul 19
As seen on a poster in the subway, here's my favorite item in this weekend's classical music calendar in New York. And yes, it's a real thing.
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Jeff Spurgeon Jul 19
Three greats, together on at 7:35A.
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WQXR Classical Jul 18
"You laugh because I'm poor and Black and funny. Not the same as you." - Langston Hughes, The Black Clown Watch our live interview with DavΓ³ne Tines!
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WQXR Classical Jul 18
We are LIVE on Facebook at 1:30 pm! Join us and baritone , star of The Black Clown, a jazz/opera/gospel/vaudeville piece premiering at 's
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WQXR Classical Jul 18
Rainy day concert alert! Tonight at 7, hosts at Temple Emanu-El! Come meet Paul and hear the chamber ensemble, , play Tchaikovsky and Caroline Shaw. Reserve your free tickets now:
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WQXR Classical Jul 17
We have the sweetest hosts around! πŸ’™
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Lincoln Center Jul 16
"Beauty is not the goal. It’s the truth of expression. The most important thing is, what does this moment mean?" β€” The Music Director's poetic soul and charming wit are on full display in this great interview w/ >> 🎢
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WQXR Classical Jul 17
For those of us who didn't go to music school, it can be hard to picture the conservatory life. Turns out, the image of lonely pianists furiously practicing in windowless rooms isn't very accurate... So we made an investigation!
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The Greene Space Jul 16
🎢🎢 Take a classical music break! Press play to enjoy countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo () perform Gershwin's "The Man I Love" live on our stage last month for .
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WQXR Classical Jul 16
We talked to one of the more adventurous programmers in the business, , about his vision for 's Mostly Mozart Festival.
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WQXR Classical Jul 16
Prokofiev's Summer Day is for lackadaisical morning stretches, trouble making, and lullabies before bed. By !
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Jeff Spurgeon Jul 16
New York is in the pink this morning!
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WQXR Classical Jul 15
New York mayor offers $500,000 in grants to women in music. Apply apply apply, before Oct. 1!
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Jeff Spurgeon Jul 14
C'est tout francais! It's Sunday, July 14. That means you should Bastille yourself for an all-French music edition of Old School on tonight at 9 EDT.
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WQXR Classical Jul 14
It's ! πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸ‡«πŸ‡·πŸ‡«πŸ‡·Here are our favorite works inspired by the events of the French Revolution.
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Briallen Hopper Jul 13
I guess this is what they call a New York moment. After being trapped on the F for an hour because of the power outage I emerged to see dark restaurants & traffic lights, civilians directing traffic, & an evacuated Carnegie Hall concert happening in the street.
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