WQXR Presents in The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space

The Greene Space provides the WQXR community with a wonderful performance space in which to experience great classical music. This year, WQXR presented 24 live events in The Greene Space, featuring performances by – and conversations with – a variety of emerging and established artists. Superstar violinist Joshua Bell and international pianist Lang Lang returned to The Greene Space for sold-out performances. The Berliner Philharmoniker previewed its six-concert NYC residency at Carnegie Hall. Other prominent events featured guitar player Miloš Karadaglić; the Seattle Symphony Orchestra performing new work from John Luther Adams; Richard Tucker Music Foundation singers (Michael Fabiano, Jennifer Johnson Cano, and Brandon Cedel); James Galway (a 75th birthday celebration); David Dubal (exploring “The Piano in Spain”); mandolinist Avi Avital and the Venice Baroque Orchestra; and a spring preview from the Metropolitan Opera with performances from Susan Graham (The Merry Widow), Albina Shagimuratova (Lucia di Lammermoor), Oksana Dyka (Aida), Piotr Beczala (Un Ballo in Maschera), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Ernani), and George Gagnidze (Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci). Nurturing the next generation’s love for classical music, The Greene Space also hosted WQXR events featuring young performers from the NYC Department of Education Summer Arts Institute, two New York Philharmonic Very Young People’s Concerts and “Baby Got Bach.”