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

  • 06:00 PM
    Stephen Collins Foster: America's Bard
  • Stephen Collins Foster: America's Bard

    Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Stephen Foster, the composer whose music defined American song.

  • 07:00 PM
    Reflections from the Keyboard
  • American Original: A Salute to Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    July 4th provides an ideal opportunity to focus on the adventurous life and music of American pianist and composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk. As a concert pianist, Gottschalk was a troubadour of the piano, roaming three continents, as well as Puerto Rico, Cuba and all of the West Indies. He was America's great popularizer of the piano. His music is considered to be a treasure of the romantic piano literature, and he is the most important pianistic output by any American of the mid-19th century.

  • 08:00 PM
    New York Philharmonic This Week
  • Tovey conducts Summertime Classics

    Tonight at 8 pm, the Philharmonic offers a program that begins with Bernstein and finishes with Sousa. In between are Gershwin classics and various other patriotic tunes.

  • 10:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Mahler Symphonies, Part I

    "A symphony should be like the world: it must embrace everything," Gustav Mahler famously said. With his 10-plus symphonies, Mahler’s world extended horizons beyond anything known to concert audiences. His vision stretched the boundaries of the orchestra and the symphonic form.

  • 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.