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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
  • Bogotá, Colombia

    What do young musicians who come from the edge of the Amazon rain forest, the sophisticated big city of Bogotá and the villages and towns in-between have in common? An incredible music education system and one of the top youth orchestras in the Americas. This week, From the Top comes to you from the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo in Bogotá, Colombia, where you’ll hear performances by the Colombian Youth Philharmonic and one of the nation's flagship Orff ensembles.

  • 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
  • Fire Music

    Igor Stravinsky’s ballet “The Firebird” isn’t the only classical piece about fire; it was a topic for many other composers as well. You can hear examples of fiery music 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.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Wagner's Siegfried from the Royal Opera House

    Keith Warner's production of the third opera in Wagner's epic Ring cycle combines elemental forces with contemporary concern.

  • 04:00 PM
    Matt Abramovitz
  • Clayelle Dalferes

    Matt Abramovitz is on for Clayelle Dalferes today.

  • 06:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • The Spooky Sounds of Italian Cinema

    David Garland presents some exquisitely spooky music culled from many Italian mystery and horror movie scores.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • The Art of Orchestration

    This edition of All Ears looks at how music written for piano is re-purposed for string quartet, jazz quartet and symphony orchestra.