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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
  • Athens, Georgia

    This week From the Top comes to you from Hodgson Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, where you'll hear a young guitarist from New York evoke the palace of Alhambra and an outstanding piano trio from Minnesota play the music of Smetana. Also, a teenage cellist beautifully performs Maurice Ravel's "Kaddish."

  • 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
  • The Life of Johann Strauss, Jr.

    Johann Strauss Jr. started his own orchestra when he was 19-years-old, and competed with his father, who didn’t want him to become a musician. Hear more about his life and music 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.

  • 11:00 AM
    Operavore
  • Marni Nixon, Hollywood's Invisible Voice

    The uncredited singing voice of leading ladies in iconic film musicals, Marni Nixon tells Marilyn Horne what it was like to sing for Natalie Wood, Audrey Hepburn and Deborah Kerr.

    Go to program: Operavore

  • 11:30 AM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites

    The Met presents Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites, which has not been performed there for 10 years. The production stars Isabel Leonard, Felicity Palmer, Patricia Racette and Paul Appleby.

    Go to program: Metropolitan Opera

  • 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
  • Michael Giacchino Premieres his Music for 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    Composer Michael Giacchino returns to Movies on the Radio for the broadcast premiere of selections from his score to "Star Trek Into Darkness."

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Emancipation 150: Featuring Imani Winds and Roy Eaton

    On Monday night, WQXR presented a special evening honoring the African American experience in classical music. This week's show features that event.