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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
  • You Choose the Ending in The Mystery of Edwin Drood Revival

    In the 1980s, Rupert Holmes, best known as a pop songwriter, took an unfinished 1860s novel by Charles Dickens and turned it into a Broadway musical that the audience had to finish.

  • 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
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • 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

  • 11:00 AM
    Elliott Forrest
  • 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
    Showdown @ High Noon
  • Beethoven For Two, Three or Four

    With WQXR's live string quartet marathon coming up this Sunday, today’s Showdown pitted examples of Beethoven’s chamber music. We played the winner at noon.

  • 12:15 PM
    Elliott Forrest
  • 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.

  • 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
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.

  • 09:00 PM
    The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase
  • Hilton Head Piano Competition Winner Jin Uk Kim

    Korean pianist Jin Uk Kim is currently a doctoral student at the New England Conservatory. As gold medalist in the 2012 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Kim will make his Carnegie Hall debut Nov. 19 at Weill Recital Hall. On the Young Artists Showcase, we’ll track his progress from the earlier rounds to the final, concluding with a movement from Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4.

  • 10:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Beethoven Quartets

    Join us as we savor Beethoven's 16 seminal contributions to the string quartet form, plus the Grosse Fuge.

  • 11:00 PM
    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.