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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.

  • 06:00 AM
    From the Top
  • New York, New York

    This week, From the Top comes to you from Carnegie Hall in New York City, where you'll hear a fantastic piano quartet perform the music of Brahms and a teenage violinist play "Carmen Fantasie" by Franz Waxman. Also, an 18-year-old flutist plays a mesmerizing piece for solo flute and gets a surprise phone call during the show.

  • 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
    Classics For Kids
  • About Leonard Bernstein

    Pianist. Conductor. Composer. Leonard Bernstein was all three. This week on Classics for Kids we explore Bernstein, a great all-around American musician.

  • 08:15 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.

  • 12:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Beethoven's Fidelio

    This Houston Grand Opera production of Beethoven's opera stars tenor Simon O'Neill as Florestan, the prisoner in need of rescue, and Karita Mattila as his wife, Leonore.

  • 04:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 06:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • Presidential Politics

    Host David Garland features highlights from John Williams' new score for "Lincoln," plus music for other presidential and political films, including "Nixon" and "JFK" and Marc Shaiman's "The American President."

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Songs My Mother Taught Me

    This week's show opens with Duke Ellington's Shout 'em Aunt Tilly and eases into works by William Grant Still, Charles Ives and Beethoven. John Adams and Arvo Part are among the recent highlights.