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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
  • Denver, Colorado

    This week, From the Top comes to you from Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver where our teenagers play with the great Colorado Symphony. You'll hear an outstanding 17-year-old organist join the orchestra to perform the final movement of the Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 and meet a teenage violinist who plays Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen while sharing the stage with her parents who are orchestra members. Also, the Colorado Children’s Chorale sings the music of Randall Thompson.

  • 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
  • Rodeo

    Aaron Copland’s Rodeo takes place on a ranch out west. This week on Classics for Kids, saddle up and enjoy the story of the cowboys and girls who gather together for a barn dance to celebrate the end of their week.

  • 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
  • Wagner’s Lohengrin

    Saturday at 1 pm, American tenor and Wagner veteran Brandon Jovanovich stars as the title role in San Francisco Opera’s production of Lohengrin. Watch a video preview.

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

  • 05:00 PM
    White, Barry, Rzewski and Feldman
  • Listen: Mitsuko Uchida Plays Beethoven at the Proms

    White, Barry, Rzewski and Feldman

    WQXR's sixth broadcast in a series of performances from the BBC Proms festival in London. Ilan Volkov directs the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in pieces by Morton Feldman, John White and Gerald Barry.

    Go to program: BBC Proms

  • 07:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes

    Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • Good Dog!

    Dogs make great cinematic heroes. They're the perfect protagonists for the classic movie story themes of courage, hope and loyalty. Plus, they're cute, charming, furry and speak a language everyone understands.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Young and Mysterious

    This week, Terrance McKnight features Kevin James's composition NYC Playground, recorded by the Young People's Chorus of New York, and the Face the Music ensemble performs works by Phil Kline.