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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
  • Grapevine, Texas

    Does the discipline and dedication required to serve in our nation’s armed forces have anything in common with the discipline and dedication required to become a skilled classical musician? All of the kids on today’s show would say, "Yes." This week, From the Top is in Grapevine, Texas, where we'll showcase talented young musicians who've grown up in America's proud military families. The show was taped in collaboration with the Military Child Education Coalition.

  • 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 Other Strausses

    The Strauss family was made up of four talented musicians who dominated music in Vienna for much of the 19th century. This week on Classics for Kids, learn about this amazing family and its beautiful music.

  • 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.

  • 10:30 AM
    Operavore
  • James Levine Plots His Conducting Comeback

    If all goes according to plan, James Levine will be returning to the podium this month. In the first of a two-part interview with the conductor, host Marilyn Horne talks with him about his comeback.

    Go to program: Operavore

  • 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Wagner's Götterdämmerung

    The Metropolitan Opera season of broadcasts closes with a dramatic conflagration, the gods consumed by fire so that the world may be cleansed and reborn. With Götterdämmerung the epic Ring Cycle reaches its cataclysmic ending.

    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. 

  • 07:30 PM
    Spring for Music: National Symphony Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra Pays Homage to Rostropovich

    The National Symphony Orchestra, led by Christoph Eschenbach, caps the Spring for Music festival with a tribute to the late cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich.

    Go to program: Spring for Music

  • 10:30 PM
    All Ears With Terrance McKnight
  • Songs My Mother Taught Me

    This week, a collection of songs for Mother's Day. We explore how mothers have influenced composers and performers musically, and create a rich soundscape.

    Go to program: All Ears with Terrance McKnight

  • 11:30 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Songs My Mother Taught Me

    This week, a collection of songs for Mother's Day. We explore how mothers have influenced composers and performers musically, and create a rich soundscape.