WQXR

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WQXR 105.9 FM (and wqxr.org) is New York’s only all-classical music station. WQXR presents landmark recordings as well as performances from the Metropolitan Opera, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic and other New York concert venues, and appearances by our city’s world-class musicians. WQXR’s smart, engaging hosts provide distinctive context for the music they love to play. WQXR.org serves the global classical music community through online listening, playlists, host blogs, New York City cultural news and Q2, an online music stream dedicated to contemporary composers.

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Carnegie Hall Live is a 13-part series featuring performances with some of the world's leading artists and ensembles from throughout the 17-18 concert season. Available at no charge to stations, each episode is post-produced to a 2-hour format.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Apr 09, 2018
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For over 75 years, the series Concerts from The Frick Collection has delighted listeners with the finest in keyboard recitals, all manner of chamber groups and groundbreaking early music ensembles. WQXR brings you ten live concert broadcasts recorded this past season from the music room at The Frick, the former Upper East Side residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The broadcasts are hosted by David Garland and include artist interviews.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2014
Caption: The Frick Collection, Credit: simonrudkin/flickr
10 Pieces

For 76 years, the series Concerts from The Frick Collection has delighted listeners with the finest in keyboard recitals, all manner of chamber groups and groundbreaking early music ensembles. Many of the century's greatest artists have performed in the 175-seat music room at The Frick Collection, the former Upper East Side residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Jun 01, 2015
Caption: A Concert at the Frick Collection, Credit: Michael Bodycomb
10 Pieces

The Concerts from The Frick series has delighted listeners with the finest in keyboard recitals, all manner of chamber groups and groundbreaking early music ensembles for decades. Many of the century's greatest artists have performed in the 175-seat music room at The Frick Collection, the former Upper East Side residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Jun 28, 2016
Caption: Claude Debussy
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To mark the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy, WQXR is offering a five-episode series dedicated to Debussy’s works for piano hosted by David Dubal.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Sep 11, 2012
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The Jonathan Channel’s newest series For The Record explores the making of five seminal Broadway cast albums produced by Thomas Z. Shepard. Shepard hosts the series with fellow record producer and Broadway aficionado Julian Fleisher.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Nov 08, 2016
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WQXR returns to the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Founded in 1938, this six-week event on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts many top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2014
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WQXR returns to the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland for the 4th year in a row! Founded in 1938, this six-week festival on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts many top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Nov 10, 2015
Caption: KKL Lucerne, Credit: Priska Ketterer/LUCERNE FESTIVAL
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WQXR is pleased to offer four concerts from the 2016 Lucerne Summer Festival! Founded in 1938, this six-week event on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Oct 20, 2016
Caption: KKL Lucerne, Credit: Priska Ketterer/LUCERNE FESTIVAL
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WQXR is pleased to offer four concerts from the 2017 Lucerne Summer Festival! Founded in 1938, this six-week event on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Nov 10, 2017

Latest Pieces

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For this performance, conductor Kirill Petrenko and the Bavarian State Orchestra — or Bayerisches Staatsorchester — both made their Carnegie Hall d...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This Carnegie Hall Live broadcast features Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic. The all-Brahms program showcases the composer’s playful si...

  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:01
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The Carnegie Hall Live series continues with violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk presenting an evening of chamber music by Mozart, Richar...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
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Recorded on November 8, 2017: Zubin Mehta conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No. 3. The performance also features mez...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:01
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In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:01
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This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, perfor...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
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This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the renowned Takács Quartet in an emotionally stirring performance of Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, N...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:01
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L’Arpeggiata presents “La lyra d'Orfeo,” an evening of selections from Luigi Rossi’s operas Orfeo and Il Palazzo Incantato, as well as several piec...

Bought by WCNY, Red River Radio Network, WSHU, WDPR, WABE and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This season opener conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin features the music of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Bernstein's symphonic arrangements of hi...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WDPR, WQED, WWNO, WABE and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Host Jeff Spurgeon (left) and conductor Riccardo Chailly, Credit: Eileen Delahunty / WQXR
The first of four broadcasts from the 2017 Lucerne Festival, presented by WQXR, with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, WXXI, WQED, WCNY, WVIA and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 7