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  • 12:00 AM
    Pipedreams
  • Unlocking Locklair

    This week Pipedreams focuses on the man behind the organ, prolific American composer Dan Locklair.

  • 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 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 host. He also hosts the Saturday evening program, All Ears with Terrance McKnight, a show about musical discovery, which was honored with an ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award in 2010.

  • 10:00 PM
    Chamber Music Society
  • Serious Mozart

    A new season of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center begins with an all-Mozart program featuring his sonata for violin and piano and one of the great viola quintets. While Mozart's music can come across as elegant, perfect and sublime, there are also works filled with searing intensity and heart-gripping melancholy. There is yet another Mozart, whose joy is unbridled, whose playfulness is childlike, who inspires optimism, confidence, and renewed faith in the human spirit.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Verdi: Part 1

    A towering presence in Italian art and perhaps the greatest composer of 19th century opera, Giuseppe Verdi is one of the most venerated figures in classical music. This week WQXR's Verdi Week kicks off a 10-part series on Exploring Music that investigates his life and music.