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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
  • Potsdam, New York

    This week, From the Top comes to you from Hosmer Concert Hall at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, where you'll hear Tchaikovsky’s beautiful "Melodie" performed by a 14-year-old violinist studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music and George Enescu's "Cantabile" performed by an 18-year-old flutist from California. Also, a 10-year-old pianist performs "The Cat and the Mouse" by Aaron Copland.

  • 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
  • American Composers with a Boston Connection

    This week on Classics for Kids you’ll enjoy the music of composers who all have a Boston connection.

  • 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
  • Verdi's Don Carlos

    Houston Grand Opera presents the original five-act French-language version of Verdi's sprawling grand opera. The work is based on Friedrich Schiller's play inspired by 16th-century history.

  • 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
  • A Conversation with Alexandre Desplat

    Composer Alexandre Desplat joins David Garland to discuss his music including recent scores for "Moonrise Kingdom," "Rust and Bone," "Rise of the Guardians" and "Argo."

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Gifts We Give (and Re-Gift)

    Giving during the holiday season is inherent. Yet as we hear, some gifts are not always found in brown paper packages tied up with string. This week's All Ears explores this very idea of gift-giving in the not-so-usual holiday song format: melodies composed for others; gifts of life.