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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
  • Broadcast on nearly 250 stations nationwide to an audience of more than 700,000 listeners each week, From the Top is one of the most popular classical music programs on radio. 

  • 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
  • Prokofiev’s Life

    Twentieth century composer Sergei Prokofiev wrote music that reflects his Russian background. Learn more about his life and works 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
  • Martina Arroyo, Kennedy Center Honoree

    Recent Kennedy Center Honors recipient Martina Arroyo is known for her rich timbre, but, descriptions of the soprano's personality are just as vibrant. Listen to the archived show.

  • 01:00 PM
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Mozart's The Magic Flute

    Today at 1 pm, the Met broadcast features Julie Taymor's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. The English-language production features a cast including Alek Shrader, Heidi Stober, Kathryn Lewek, Nathan Gunn and Eric Owens.

  • 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
  • Soundtrack Trends and Styles in 2013, Part II

    In this second of two parts, David Garland presents music from 2013 science fiction and adventure films such as "Gravity," "Star Trek Into Darkness," "Europa Report," and several others.

  • 10:00 PM
    All Ears with Terrance McKnight
  • Risk-Taking Chamber Music

    Guest host Mariko Hughes presents an eclectic mix that includes small ensembles that perform traditional fare, pieces with non-Western instruments like the kora, and even a bit of jazz. Listen to the full show.