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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
  • Mesa, Arizona

    This week, From the Top is at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Ariz., where you'll hear a 15-year-old violinist play a piece by Zoltán Kodály and a 14-year-old pianist play Prokofiev. Also, you'll enjoy a setting of a poem by Walt Whitman composed by a 17-year-old and performed by the Phoenix Children’s Chorus.

  • 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
  • Polonaises

    Where does the polonaise come from and when was it played? This week’s Classics for Kids program will tell you all about this form of music.

  • 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.

  • 10:30 AM
    Operavore
  • Pappano and Horne on Favorite Wagnerians

    Antonio Pappano and Marilyn Horne on Favorite Wagnerians

    Antonio Pappano, the outspoken music director of the Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, joins us today to talk about his first confrontation with Wagner's Siegfried.

    Go to program: Operavore

  • 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Wagner's Die Walküre

    Wagner's Die Walküre

    Robert Lepage's production of the Ring continues with Die Walküre. Here the focus of Wagner's drama shifts from the gods to humans, with Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde and Mark Delvan as Wotan.

    Go to program: Metropolitan Opera

  • 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
  • When Opening Credits Star the NYC Skyline

    One of the most beautiful of movie stars, whose glamour has graced thousands of films, is the New York City skyline. Tell us your favorite opening-credit sequence featuring New York.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Tired Energy

    Terrance McKnight says he got the idea for this week's show while waiting on the subway platform when a guy ranted about being tired of everything, from waiting on the train to people talking loudly.