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 |  Paul Appleby

This week we welcome Schubert/Beatles cast member and longtime friend of NYFOS Paul Appleby to Song of the Day!  You can hear him with NYFOS on Tuesday, December 8th at Merkin Concert Hall (Get tickets here).  And don’t miss his solo recital at Carnegie Hall on March 16, 2016 (tickets here)! from Paul Appleby: Hello NYFOSNUTS!!! If […]




 |  Steven Blier

NYFOS is celebrating our co-founder Steven Blier this week! In honor of his birthday on November 25, each Song of the Day post this week will be a tribute to him.  Happy Birthday, Steve!  We hope you enjoy these and have a wonderful week! Today’s post comes from longtime friends of NYFOS composer William Bolcom and […]




 |  Steven Blier

NYFOS is celebrating our co-founder Steven Blier this week! In honor of his birthday on November 25, each Song of the Day post this week will be a tribute to him.  Happy Birthday, Steve!  We hope you enjoy these and have a wonderful week! Today’s post comes from Steve’s former student and NYFOS artist Hal […]




 |  Steven Blier

NYFOS is celebrating our co-founder Steven Blier this week! In honor of his birthday on November 25, each Song of the Day post this week will be a tribute to him.  Happy Birthday, Steve!  We hope you enjoy these and have a wonderful week! Today’s post comes from NYFOS’s co-founder Michael Barrett: Now that Steve […]




 |  Steven Blier

NYFOS is celebrating our co-founder Steven Blier this week! In honor of his birthday on November 25, each Song of the Day post this week will be a tribute to him.  Happy Birthday, Steve!  We hope you enjoy these and have a wonderful week! Today’s post comes from Steve’s lifelong friend Matthew Epstein: In May of […]




 |  Steven Blier

Leontyne Price sings Handel in today’s Song of the Day from Steven Blier: Just before I hit the sack I did a routine check of my email. There I found a note from baritone, friend, and colleague Ricardo Herrera with the subject line “Sad News.” I clicked on it both hurriedly and reluctantly, knowing that […]




 |  Steven Blier

Some Caetano Veloso from Steven Blier:  The theme of the week seems to be comfort—the music I turn to when the pressure is on, and the world news is nightmarish. One of my go-to guys is the Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso, and my favorite of his albums is “Fina Estampa.” I have a special fondness […]




 |  Steven Blier

Steven Blier returns to Song of the Day this week: Like most people on this planet, I was deeply disturbed and saddened by the terrorist attacks in Paris. I have nothing intelligent or cogent to say about the massacre, except that I hope it doesn’t fuel more xenophobia and racism in our country or anywhere else […]




 |  Steven Blier

Steven Blier is back to curate Song of the Day this week!   November always turns out to be a four-sided deadline crunch: the Juilliard program is due, we’re putting the final touches on next season’s casting and touring dates, the Schubert/Beatles program looms, a fundraiser letter needs to be produced by the end of […]




 |  Dalit Warshaw

This week’s Song of the Day curator is composer and thereminist Dalit Warshaw! Dalit also performed with NYFOS this week in our concert From Russia to Riverside Drive: Rachmaninoff and Friends. Thank you, Dalit! from Dalit Warshaw: In Closing… It has been a true joy to embark on this genuinely rich musical adventure this past week, probing the […]