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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
  • Troy, New York

    In this week's cello-centric episode, one of the master cellists of our time, Matt Haimovitz, performs with our teenage musicians. Among the highlights, you'll hear a performance of David Popper's Requiem played by Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley and two teenage cellists. And in a grand finale, all of the cellists on today's show come together to perform "Open Country Joy" by John McLaughlin.

  • 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
  • Country Band March

    Charles Ives’ Country Band March is full of borrowed tunes — 12 of them in all. This week on Classics for Kids you can find out just what melodies are included in this unique piece that is about a band, but not for a band.

  • 08:15 AM
    Lauren Rico
  • Annie Bergen

    Lauren Rico is in for Annie Bergen today.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Puccini's Madama Butterfly

    Ukrainian soprano Oksana Dyka stars as the title role in Los Angeles Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly. Tenor Brandon Jovanovich plays Pinkerton and Milena Kitic is Suzuki.

  • 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. 

  • 07:00 PM
    Orpheus Performs Rossini, Beethoven, Haydn and Tchaikovsky
  • Orpheus Performs Rossini, Beethoven, Haydn and Tchaikovsky

    In this concert, recorded on the July 9 at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park, Orpheus presents a program of popular and lesser-known works from the 18th and 19th centuries.

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • The Lustrous Sound of Ernest Gold

    Ernest Gold composed nearly 100 film and television scores between 1945 and his death in 1999. His music seems to be an elegant combination of Hollywood and Vienna.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Happy Being Alone...Sometimes

    Half of Manhattan residents live alone. The music on this show requires partnerships and togetherness. There's a wedding song, a tribute to marriage and words spoken from a crowded New York prison cell.