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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.

  • 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 McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.

  • 08:00 PM
    The Romantic Piano
  • Franz Schubert, Party Animal?

    The Schubertiades

    On this second of two programs about Franz Schubert, host David Dubal considers Schubert's songs and small piano pieces, many composed for poetry readings, charades and dancing.

    Go to program: The Romantic Piano

  • 09:00 PM
    New York Philharmonic This Week
  • Salonen, Sibelius and Ravel

    Composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the New York concert premiere of his Violin Concerto, featuring Leila Josefowicz as soloist, as well as Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Brahms, Part II

    Host Bill McGlaughlin continues to dig further into Johannes Brahms' musical aspirations, as well as uncovering Brahms' relationship with Clara and discovering ragtime American pianists.