WQXR 105.9FM

WQXR 105.9FM
“New York’s Classical Music Station”
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Website: https://www.wqxr.org
Format: Classical
Newark, New Jersey


Her/Music: Her/Story returns tonight with "The Three B's 2.0," exploring the life and work of composers Gena Branscombe, Lili Boulanger, and Amy Beach. Tune in at 9 pm!

If you want to experience the singular power of #classicalmusic and storytelling then there may be no better example than this. Heartbreaking and yet somehow beautiful and uplifting. From the #openearsproject podcast and @wqxr https://t.co/2bY07502x1

Director Sam Mendes was driving around California in the late 90s, trying to understand suburbia. There was one piece of music that just *got* it, and ended up inspiring his Oscar-winning film American Beauty. Hear the whole story on the #OpenEarsProject!

The next episode in our Her/Music: Her/Story series premieres Friday night at 9 pm! These audio docs shine light on under-looked works by composers who happen to be women. 🎧

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