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.
even head clearfix">05:30 AMJeff 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
odd head clearfix">10:00 AMElliott Forrest
- Jeff Spurgeon
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.
even head clearfix">03:00 PMNaomi Lewin
- Elliott Forrest
Naomi Lewin is the weekday afternoon host on WQXR, and the host of WQXR’s weekly podcast Conducting Business. Before arriving at WQXR, Lewin was the midday host at WGUC, Cincinnati’s classical public radio station.
odd head clearfix">07:00 PMTerrance McKnight
- Naomi Lewin
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.
even head clearfix">08:00 PMReflections from the KeyboardThe Fortepiano was Mozart's ForteOn this episode of Reflections from the Keyboard, David Dubal highlights Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s solo piano works, some of which were composed when he was just 5-years-old.odd head clearfix">09:00 PMNew York Philharmonic This WeekMendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Dvořák's Symphony No. 8
- Terrance McKnight
The November broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week begin with Assistant Conductor Joshua Weilerstein, in his subscription debut, conducting Osvaldo Golijov’s Last Round, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto featuring violinist Arabella Steinbacher in her debut with the orchestra, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8.even head clearfix">11:00 PMExploring MusicHaydn 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.