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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnight Music
  • Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries: from full-length operas, oratorios and major symphonies to the latest offerings from New York's vibrant new music scene.

  • 05:30 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 08:30 AM
    Around Broadway
  • Gore Vidal's The Best Man Returns to Broadway

    The Gore Vidal play The Best Man is back on Broadway. Does Vidal’s play have something to say to us now? The New York Times' Charles Isherwood casts his vote.

  • 08:45 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 10:00 AM
    Midge Woolsey
  • Midge Woolsey became an announcer at WQXR in 1993. On Jan. 31, 2013, she signed off after her final shift at WQXR. Midge has hosted many television specials for WNET including The Three Tenors Live in Paris and The PBS Millennium project.

  • 12:00 PM
    Showdown @ High Noon
  • Knights Storm the Showdown

    The chamber music ensemble The Knights perform tonight in The Greene Space and in honor of their visit, today’s Showdown asked you to choose your favorite music about Knighthood. We played the winner at noon.

  • 12:15 PM
    Midge Woolsey
  • Midge Woolsey became an announcer at WQXR in 1993. On Jan. 31, 2013, she signed off after her final shift at WQXR. Midge has hosted many television specials for WNET including The Three Tenors Live in Paris and The PBS Millennium project.

  • 03:00 PM
    Naomi Lewin
  • Naomi Lewin is the weekday afternoon host on WQXR, and the host of WQXR’s bi-weekly podcast Conducting Business. Before arriving at WQXR, Lewin was the midday host at WGUC, Cincinnati’s classical public radio station.

  • 07:00 PM
    An Evening With The Knights Live From The Greene Space
  • The Knights wrap up a two-day residency at WQXR with a performance of pieces by Adams, Copland, Debussy and Frank in The Greene Space. Tune in for this live broadcast on 105.9 FM or watch the video Webcast at WQXR.org.

  • 08:00 PM
    Symphony Hall
  • Symphony Hall is a one-hour program airing each weeknight that features a full-length major symphonic work. Performances are drawn from major symphony orchestras from around the globe. To find out what you heard, please consult our playlists. Symphony Hall airs weeknights at 8PM on 105.9 FM.

  • 09:00 PM
    The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase
  • Studio Session with Pianist Michael Brown

    A regular visitor to the Young Artists Showcase, pianist Michael Brown has two solo recitals coming up in April: one produced by Concert Artists Guild at Weill Hall, and one at Alice Tully as winner of the 2012 Juilliard William Petschek Piano Award.

  • 10:00 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening host. He also hosts the Saturday evening program, All Ears with Terrance McKnight, a show about musical discovery, which was honored with an ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award in 2010.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • St. Matthew Passion

    Composed in 1727, it’s one of two surviving settings of the last days of Jesus Christ composed by J.S. Bach. We’ll explore the history of this masterpiece and sample different recordings.