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WQXR

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Description

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.

Pieces

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 KWAX


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ira Glass, Credit: Jesse Michener
Public radio superstar host Ira Glass switches seats and becomes guest on The Naked American Songbook.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Rachel Bloom, Credit: Imprint PR
Rachel Bloom, star and co-creator of the CW show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, is also a Disney Princess impersonator, a student of musical comedy, and a fa...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
Caption: Stephin Merritt, Credit: Marcelo Krasilcic
The Naked American Songbook went LIVE with singer-songwriter-producer-genius Stephin Merritt, the force behind at least one indie-cult classic grou...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:58
Caption: Neil deGrasse Tyson on stage at the Emmy Awards in 2015., Credit: Phil McCarten / Associated Press
Neil deGrasse Tyson joins host Elliott Forrest for an hour-long exploration of Gustav Holst’s 20th-century masterpiece "The Planets" and how it con...

Bought by WDPR and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Julian asks "How do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to perfume?" As usual, the solution here is music.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Darren Criss: The Song is The Song Julian sits down with his youngest guest yet, to talk Chet Baker, Cole Porter, and the perpetual importance of t...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:30
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Old friends reunite in The Jonathan Channel studios to rehash their strong feelings for the Great American Songbook.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:30
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Join Neil deGrasse Tyson as he goes where no scientist has boldly gone before - on an intergalactic exploration of the Great American Songbook!

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:29
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Lea DeLaria shows Julian that she knows a thing or two about the Songbook.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:30
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On December 19, 1901, the 22-year-old Viennese composition student Alma Schindler wrote this of her admirer Gustav Mahler: “He has no regard for my...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, WSMR, WUFT, Moab Public Radio, WXXI and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On this program, conductor and soprano Barbara Hannigan undertakes a threefold mission: she conducts a Haydn Symphony, sings Sibelius’s Luonnotar w...

Bought by WSMR, Delmarva Public Radio, WUFT, Moab Public Radio, WXXI and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Among the pinnacles of LUCERNE FESTIVAL’s programming over the past several years has been the composer cycles offered by Bernard Haitink, the now-...

Bought by WSMR, Delmarva Public Radio, WUFT, WXXI, and WQED


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Julian Fleisher explores The Great American Songbook with one of its proudest immigrants.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
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Tony Award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins is no stranger to the Great American Songbook. This week on TNAS she's talking Streisand, Sondheim, Hamilt...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:30
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You know his show, his name, and his voice. Still there's so much more to learn about this NPR Golden Boy. Listen as Julian gets the scoop on All T...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:30
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Actor, author, and songstress Molly Ringwald is more than an 80s icon. Join her as she show's Julian her jazzier side and the music she loves from ...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Zachary Quinto goes where no man has gone before - beaming into the first episode of The Naked American Songbook Season 2!

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:30
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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58