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Coffee and Classical: WQXR’s Inspiring Playlist

Coffee and Classical

Originally Aired: Thursday, May 28, 2020

J'Nai Bridges

Photo by S. Richards


Start your morning with our playlist of inspiring classical music, curated by WQXR’s Zev Kane and featuring some of the best performances recorded live on our stage.

Featuring pianist Lang Lang, bass-baritone Davone Tines with Ashley Jackson on harp, soprano Ailyn Perez; pianist Lara Downes, mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges, vocalist Theo Bleckmann and violinist Max Tan.

Watch the stream here at 10am ET:


The Maiden’s Prayer – Lang Lang (piano)


Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve SeenDavone Tines (bass-baritone) and Ashley Jackson (harp)


Somewhere (West Side Story)Lara Downes (piano); Ailyn Perez (soprano); J’Nai Bridges (mezzo-soprano); Theo Bleckmann (vocalist)


Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne in D Minor, BWV 1004 (Bach) Max Tan (violin)

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