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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
  • Bogotá, Colombia

    What do young musicians who come from the edge of the Amazon rain forest, the sophisticated big city of Bogotá and the villages and towns in-between have in common? An incredible music education system and one of the top youth orchestras in the Americas. This week, From the Top comes to you from the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo in Bogotá, Colombia, where you’ll hear performances by the Colombian Youth Philharmonic and one of the nation's flagship Orff ensembles.

  • 07:00 AM
    Performance Today
  • Performance Today features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris.

    View This Show's Playlist at American Public Media's Website

  • 08:00 AM
    Classics For Kids
  • Chopin’s Life

    Frederic Chopin was born in Poland, but he spent much of his life away from the country he loved. This week on Classics for Kids, learn more about this famous pianist composer.

  • 08:15 AM
    Annie Bergen
  • Annie Bergen's reports on film, music, theater, books and art have won several awards, including an "Outstanding Feature Story" award from the NYSBA. She has interviewed more than 300 arts personalities and is now featured on various WQXR programs.

  • 12:30 PM
  • James Morris's Wagnerian Voyage

    Today at 12:30 pm, Marilyn Horne and bass-baritone James Morris talk about Wagner’s “big three” roles for bass-baritones – Wotan, the Flying Dutchman and Hans Sachs.

  • 01:00 PM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Wagner's Das Rheingold

    The Met's Robert LePage production of Wagner's Ring cycle returns for a spring run, beginning, logically, with the tetralogy’s first installment, Das Rheingold.

  • 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
  • The Scintillating Sounds of Sword and Sorcery

    Tales of swords and sorcery have been lighting up screens for many years -- from "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, to television shows such as "Game of Thrones."

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • After Bach

    On this edition of All Ears, it's an all-American experience showcasing the many musical influences existing our country and in the concert hall.