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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 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.

  • 08:00 PM
    Reflections From the Keyboard
  • When Opera is Translated for Piano

    This edition of Reflections from the Keyboard focuses on operatic transcriptions for the piano, complete with a few rarities.

  • 09:00 PM
    New York Philharmonic This Week
  • West Side Story, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky

    Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in a program featuring Ravel and Bernstein. Pianist Yefim Bronfman joins the orchestra for Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Maiden Voyages

    A symphony can be a composer's greatest challenge and a composer's greatest reward. This week host Bill McGlaughlin takes a look at composers' first symphonies, their maiden voyages out into deep, musical oceans.