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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.

  • 05:30 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 08:30 AM
    Around Broadway
  • Rattigan Revived: The Winslow Boy Back on Broadway

    More than a century after the incident that inspired it, Terence Rattigan’s play The Winslow Boy, is back on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre in a production from Roundabout Theatre Company.

  • 08:45 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 10:00 AM
    Elliott Forrest
  • Elliott Forrest is the midday host on WQXR. Since his return to WQXR in 2002, he’s hosted and produced live events from Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl and The Jerome L. Greene Space, among others.

  • 12:00 PM
    Showdown @ High Noon
  • Tell Us Who is Your Favorite Ferrando

    In celebration of Month of Mozart, for this week's showdown we asked you to vote for your favorite of three classic performances of one beautiful Mozart aria.

  • 12:15 PM
    Elliott Forrest
  • Elliott Forrest is the midday host on WQXR. Since his return to WQXR in 2002, he’s hosted and produced live events from Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl and The Jerome L. Greene Space, among others.

  • 03:00 PM
    Naomi Lewin
  • Naomi Lewin is the weekday afternoon host on WQXR, and the host of WQXR’s bi-weekly podcast Conducting Business. Before arriving at WQXR, Lewin was the midday host at WGUC, Cincinnati’s classical public radio station.

  • 07:00 PM
    Terrance McKnight
  • Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.

  • 09:00 PM
    The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase
  • Piano Playtime and Soulful Sax

    This past June, the Maryland-based International Young Artist Piano Competition held its 28th winner's concert at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. In 1986, Li-Ly Chang founded the competition for young artists of all nationalities from ages 5 to 18, with the purpose of promoting cultural exchange. Each young pianist performs a work from the Western canon as well as a recent work by a Chinese composer.

  • 10:00 PM
    Mozart and the Opera with Matt Aucoin
  • Mozart and the Opera with Matt Aucoin

    Conductor and composer Matt Aucoin takes a closer look at the Mozart's gift for covering a wide emotional range with his operas. Aucoin surveys the landscape with arias from The Marriage of Figaro as well as an ensemble from Idomeneo.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Haydn and Mozart Quartets

    Host Bill McGlaughlin examines two great composers of the 18th century — Haydn and Mozart — who were both masters of string quartets. The two men worked separately until eventually they met and joined forces in a way.