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Classical Moonlighters Competition

WQXR unveils “classical moonlighter” semi-finalists (and they’re really good)

My favorite classical radio station has released thirty Vimeos of the semi-finalists for its “classical moonlighters” competition. I wrote about this when WQXR in New York City first announced the contest last year. These folks have posted vids of themselves playing various masterpieces and they’ve made it to first cut. The final finalists in this event will […]

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Beethoven slams NYC radio classical countdown

Remember “Roll Over Beethoven”? It appears that Chuck Berry misunderestimated the Romantic German composer. Classical radio station WQXR-FM in New York City has published the results of its annual listener survey, which consists of one question: “What is your favorite piece of classical music?” The responses were ranked down to the 105th favorite. Looking at […]

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