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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnight Music
  • Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.

  • 05:30 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon is the morning host on WQXR.

  • 08:30 AM
    Around Broadway
  • Superstar Brings Buzz Back to Broadway

    The story is nearly 2,000 years old, but this version of the last days in the life of Jesus comes with actual nostalgia – for the pop-rock sound of the early ’70s.

  • 08:45 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon is the morning host on WQXR.

  • 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
  • Iconoclast Charles Ives Challenges Himself

    Today’s Showdown focuses on Charles Ives, arguably America’s original maverick composer. You selected Symphony No. 2 as the winner. We played it 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 weekend host on WQXR.

  • 07:00 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the evening host on WQXR.

  • 07:30 PM
    The Writer's Almanac
  • Each day, Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of this day in history and reads a short poem or two on The Writer's Almanac.

  • 07:45 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the evening host on WQXR.

  • 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
  • An Encore, Preview and Postscript

    We start with the missing link from the Robert Mann String Quartet Institute at the Manhattan School of Music recorded this past January. Last week’s show featured five of the six quartets coached by Juilliard Quartet founding violinist Robert Mann.

  • 10:00 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the evening host on WQXR.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Through the Mail Slot

    All media outlets have a special place for unsolicited materials. This week we’ll explore unexpected musical treats that were delivered to Bill McGlaughlin’s doorstep.