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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
  • Princeton, New Jersey

    This week's From the Top, from Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the American Boychoir. You'll hear them perform all show long and also meet two outstanding teenage strings players, who will perform Gabriel Fauré and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Additionally, four members of the American Boychoir join forces to sing "I Love That Old Barbershop Style" by Einar Pederson.

  • 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
  • What’s a Rondo?

    What’s a rondo and how does this form work? Naomi Lewin explains 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.

  • 12:30 PM
  • Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, Power Couple

    This week's show considers Britten's complex legacy with guests including tenor Nicholas Phan, soprano Susanna Phillips and Richard Jarman of the Britten-Pears Foundation.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Mozart's Don Giovanni at Houston Grand Opera

    On this broadcast from the Houston Grand Opera, Austrian baritone Adrian Eröd plays the legendary playboy, whose “little black book” holds thousands of names. Saturday at 1 pm.

  • 04:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes

    Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

  • 08:00 PM
    New York Philharmonic Perform Mozart's Final Symphonies
  • Listen: New York Philharmonic Plays Mozart

    The New York Philharmonic performs Mozart’s three final symphonies. WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Annie Bergen host the broadcast live from Avery Fisher Hall.

  • 10:30 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Music in Strange Places

    This week, All Ears explores music which transports the listener to a different time and place. Stops along the journey include Purcell's Dido's Lament, Cage's She is Asleep and Ellington’s Liberian Suite: Dance No. 3.