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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
  • Davis, California

    This week, From the Top comes to you from the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California Davis, where you’ll meet an array of award-winning young musicians, including a 17-year-old guitarist who plays Chopin and a 16-year-old flutist who beatboxes on her flute. You'll also meet a 15-year-old pianist who plays Johann Strauss, a trio who plays Astor Piazzolla, and an 11-year-old violinist who performs Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen.

  • 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
  • About Aaron Copland

    Aaron Copland, one of the most famous 20th century composers, was called the "dean of American music." Find out why this week on Classics for Kids.

  • 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.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Puccini’s Tosca

    American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the title role in Puccini’s Tosca presented by Los Angeles Opera. She sings opposite Marco Berti, the Italian tenor who plays Tosca’s lover, Mario Cavaradossi.

  • 04:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 05:00 PM
    Jan Lisiecki Makes Proms Debut With Schumann Piano Concerto
  • On-Demand Audio: Jan Lisiecki Makes Proms Debut

    WQXR's third broadcast in a series of performances from the BBC Proms festival in London. This concert features Sir Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome, and pianist Jan Lisiecki's Proms debut.

  • 07:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • Remembering Jerome Moross, Hollywood Symphonist

    David Garland presents an overview of composer Jerome Moross’ joyful and dramatic music for films such as "The Big Country," "The Proud Rebel," "The War Lord" and "Rachel Rachel."

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Music Made with Toys

    Cage's non-traditional use of radios, toys, and traditional instruments continues to inform contemporary music. On this edition of All Ears, it's music inspired by radio and other musical toys.