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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
  • El Paso, Texas

    This week, From the Top comes to you from the historic Plaza Theater in El Paso, Texas, where you'll hear an extraordinary 13-year-old clarinetist performing Concertino, Op.26 by Carl Maria von Weber and meet a charming 11-year-old harpist who will play the music of Reinhold Gliere. Also, a 19-year-old organist treats us to a performance on the Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ.

  • 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
  • An Opera Singer's Life

    How does someone become an opera singer?  Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, a native of Washington, D.C., talks about her career as a performer with Naomi Lewin this week on Classics for Kids.

  • 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
  • Puccini's La Boheme

    Today at 1 pm, celebrated Russian soprano Anna Netrebko makes her belated Lyric debut as the consumptive heroine, Mimi, singing opposite the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja as her lover, the poet Rodolfo.

  • 03:30 PM
    Verdi in The Greene Space
  • On-Demand Video: Verdi in The Greene Space

    In celebration of the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, WQXR presents a special preview of the Caramoor Summer Music Festival’s annual "Bel Canto at Caramoor" series.

  • 04:45 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
  • The Sound of Vinyl: Great Soundtrack LPs

    Tonight at 9 pm, David Garland presents an array of collectors' items, forgotten curiosities, and under-appreciated gems, all heard from vinyl pressings, and most not yet reissued digitally.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Music in the Neighborhood

    We’ hear Glass's Einstein on the Beach, as well as music by Wagner, David Lang and reflections on the concept of “"Angel”" from Marcus Roberts and Gavin Bryars.