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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
  • Chicago, Illinois

    This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Educators Association Annual Meeting at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago, where you'll hear a 17-year-old violist play the music of William Walton, an 18-year-old baritone sing from Songs of Travel by Ralph Vaughn Williams and scenes from Stravinksy's "The Soldier’s Tale" performed by teenagers from Chicago and one very cool teacher.

  • 07:00 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.

  • 08:00 AM
    Classics For Kids
  • Go for Baroque

    What is Baroque music and who wrote it? Find out from Suzanne Bona, host of the national public radio program Sunday Baroque, when she visits Classics for Kids this week.

  • 08:15 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
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 01:00 PM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Verdi's Il Trovatore

    Kicking off the Verdi bicentennial year, this heart-wrenching opera tells a tale of love and vengeance in the world of troubadours and gypsies.

  • 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
  • Oscar Nominees for Best Score, and the Musical Urgency of 'Downton Abbey'

    Host David Garland is joined by Slate.com film critic Dana Stevens to present music from these scores.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • A Survey of American Iconoclasts

    America's most robust export is its art and culture. But as with many things that become customary, our ubiquitous expressions seem less vibrant and prophetic here at home.