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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
  • Tuscon, Arizona

    This week, From the Top is at Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona in Tucson. There we hear a 13-year-old pianist play some diabolical music by Prokofiev and an 11-year-old violinist play the last composition Debussy ever wrote. Also, a 17-year-old guitarist plays a piece by Mauro Giuliani and tells why he thinks Tucson is the center of the world for his instrument.

  • 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
  • Clara Schumann's Life

    In her time, Clara Schumann was one of the most famous pianists in all Europe. She also had a family that included a musical husband and eight children.

  • 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
  • Verdi's Don Carlo

    Saturday at 1 pm, the first of WQXR's series of special broadcasts from the Royal Opera House in London features Verdi’s dramatic tale of love, ambition and intrigue set in 16th-century Spain.

  • 04:00 PM
    Clayelle Dalferes
  • Clayelle Dalferes hosts WQXR on Weekend afternoons.

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

  • 09:00 PM
    Movies on the Radio
  • Listen: Alec Baldwin on Film Music

    Alec Baldwin – former "30 Rock" star, film actor and now MSNBC host – is also a fixture in New York's concert halls. His love of classical symphonic music embraces music composed for film.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Music as a 'Family Value'

    A few years back, "family values" was a popular catch phrase that spoke to religious and socially conservative thought. But host Terrance McKnight explores the phrase in a different context.