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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.

  • 12:00 AM
    Classical Countdown
  • Terrance McKnight

    Continuing a favorite holiday tradition, WQXR will help ring in the New Year with our 2012 Classical Countdown. We count down your top 105 choices. The countdown runs through midnight on New Year's Eve.

  • 06:00 AM
    From the Top
  • Washington, D.C.

    This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where you’ll hear a gregarious 11-year-old play the music of David Popper and a piano trio from Cleveland performs a lively piece by Astor Piazzolla. You'll also hear the piano music of Olivier Messiaen performed by a 17-year-old from Washington state.

  • 07:00 AM
    Elliott Forrest
  • Elliott Forrest is the midday host on WQXR. Since his return to WQXR in 2002, he’s hosted and produced live events from Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl and The Jerome L. Greene Space, among others.

  • 08:00 AM
    Classical Countdown
  • Elliott Forrest

    Continuing a favorite holiday tradition, WQXR will help ring in the New Year with our 2012 Classical Countdown. We count down your top 105 choices. The countdown runs through midnight on New Year's Eve.

  • 01:00 PM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Thomas Adès's The Tempest

    Thomas Adès’ operatic adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest premiered in 2004 at London's Royal Opera House and arrived in New York this season in a production by Robert Lepage.

  • 04:00 PM
    Classical Countdown
  • Clayelle Dalferes

    Continuing a favorite holiday tradition, WQXR will help ring in the New Year with our 2012 Classical Countdown. We count down your top 105 choices. The countdown runs through midnight on New Year's Eve.

  • 06:00 PM
    Classical Countdown
  • David Garland

    Continuing a favorite holiday tradition, WQXR will help ring in the New Year with our 2012 Classical Countdown. We count down your top 105 choices. The countdown runs through midnight on New Year's Eve.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • All Ears with Terrance McKnight is a weekly show about musical discovery. Covering a wide range of styles, genres and periods, the show celebrates the diverse musical passions of its host, Terrance McKnight, as well as occasional guests -- including performers, composers, choreographers, critics and others. As music and ideas are experienced side by side, the power of music to transform is revealed and celebrated.