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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

  • 10:00 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.

  • 03:00 PM
    Naomi Lewin
  • Naomi Lewin is the weekday afternoon host on WQXR, and the host of WQXR’s weekly podcast Conducting Business. Before arriving at WQXR, Lewin was the midday host at WGUC, Cincinnati’s classical public radio station.

  • 07:00 PM
    The Romantic Piano
  • Felix Mendelssohn: a 19th Century Mozart

    Mendelssohn lived only until the age of 38. Yet few artists ever worked harder for the good of the art of music, said David Dubal. This week's episode features his contributions to the piano.

  • 08:00 PM
    New York Philharmonic This Week
  • David Robertson and Pierre-Laurent Aimard

    Tonight at 9 pm, David Robertson and Pierre-Laurent Aimard return to the Philharmonic to perform works by Mozart, Messiaen and a premiere by Tristan Murail.

  • 10:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Water Music

    In the fifth century B.C., water was classified as one of the four essential elements. Over the centuries, artists, poets, philosophers and composers have returned again and again to the mysteries of water for inspiration. This week host Bill McGlaughlin focuses on Water Music with works by Vaughan Williams, Mahler, Debussy and, of course, Handel.

  • 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.