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  • 12:00 AM
  • The Winds of Aeolus

    Pipedreams presents a glimpse at some intriguing repertoire and exquisite recordings made by engineer-producer Christoph Frommen for his Aeolus Music label.

  • 12:00 AM
    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.

  • 01:00 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

  • 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.

  • 03:00 PM
    Naomi Lewin
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 08:00 PM
    Carnegie Hall Live: Arcangelo
  • On-Demand Audio: Arcangelo Plays Bach and Handel

    Arcangelo Plays Bach and Handel

    The London-based period-instrument ensemble Arcangelo in program of works by J. S. Bach and J. C. Bach, as well as Handel’s mythological tale of unrequited love, Apollo e Dafne. Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova is the soloist in Bach's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra ...

  • 10:00 PM
    Chamber Music Society
  • Britten and Dvořák

    The Chamber Music Society, this week, combines the work of two very different composers, each beloved in his own time and place, into a coherent whole. In Benjamin Britten’s Canticle, in which two singers tell the biblical story of Abraham and Isaac, he not only captures the essence of Abraham’s predicament, but does it with the quintessential English voice that made him — in the opinion of many — the greatest English composer of the modern age. An early piano trio by Antonin Dvorák, who at the time was striving to perfect his craft to the standards of his German mentor Johannes Brahms, nevertheless breathes the unmistakable Bohemian air that still transports Dvorák’s listeners to the Town Square of the composer’s beloved home, the city of Prague.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Bright Lights, Big City

    Mozart gets the boot from the Archbishop as a Salzburg court musician and moves to Vienna.