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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

  • 08:30 AM
    Around Broadway
  • Opposites Attract in New Broadway Musical 'First Date'

    First Date, the first new Broadway musical of the season playing, is a romantic comedy about a young couple meeting for the first time on a blind date. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reports.

  • 08:45 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.

  • 12:00 PM
    Showdown @ High Noon
  • You Pick Debussy's Birthday Piece

    Thursday is French composer Claude Debussy's birthday. In celebration, today’s Showdown honored his evocative impressionistic music with his work in three different genres.

  • 12:15 PM
    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 bi-weekly podcast Conducting Business. Before arriving at WQXR, Lewin was the midday host at WGUC, Cincinnati’s classical public radio station.

  • 07:00 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening host. He also hosts the Saturday evening program, All Ears with Terrance McKnight, a show about musical discovery, which was honored with an ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award in 2010.

  • 07:30 PM
    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Central Park
  • Listen: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Central Park

    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Plays Mozart, Beethoven and Dvorak in Central Park

    The final concert at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park features the Chamber Society of Lincoln and a program of Mozart's Flute Quartet No. 1, Beethoven's cheery Serenade in D major and Dvorak's spirited Quintet ...

  • 09:15 PM
    The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase
  • Studio Session with the Zodiac Trio

    The Zodiac Trio plays a lively program of Piazzolla, Milhaud and Paul Schoenfield, plus Aram Khachaturian’s only chamber piece, a Trio in G minor.

  • 10:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • The Symphony, Part IX

    In the next chapter of Exploring Music's survey of the symphony, host Bill McGlaughlin turns to Germany, Austria and France in the turbulent years after the Great War.

  • 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.