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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
  • Boston, Massachusetts

    This week From the Top is at its home base, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll hear a 13-year-old cellist perform Tchaikovsky and a 9-year-old violinist perform a lively showpiece by Pablo de Sarasate. Also, an accomplished recorder player will break you of any stereotype you may have about this versatile instrument.

  • 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
  • Classical Music That Uses Folk Songs

    Many classical composers used folk tunes in their music. It turns up in all kinds of places. Find out where this week on Classics for Kids.

  • 08:15 AM
    Lauren Rico
  • Lauren Rico is in for Annie Bergen today.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Rossini's Cinderella

    Rossini’s Cinderella retells the classic fairytale originally written by Charles Perrault. American mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey stars as the title role in Los Angeles Opera’s delightful production of Cinderella. She sings opposite Rene Barbera, the American tenor who plays Prince Ramiro.

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

  • 05:00 PM
    A Sea-Inspired Start to the BBC Proms
  • WQXR's first broadcast in a series of performances from the BBC Proms festival in London. Includes: Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams, Britten and a BBC commission by Julian Anderson.

  • 07:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • Summer TV Reruns: Music from TV Classics of the 1960s

    During the bygone era of 60s Television, soundtrack compositions were surprisingly witty and adventurous. Hear David Garland rerun selected compositions this week.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Democratic Dissonance

    This episode of All Ears is a musical response to the various opinions and passions that continue to drive America's march to true democracy.