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  • 12:00 AM
    Pipedreams
  • Sibling Rivals

    Although Wilhelm Friedemann Bach was reputed to be the finest organist of his era, he died penniless while his younger brother, Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach, prospered as harpsichordist to Frederick the Great and, later, music director for the city of Hamburg.

  • 01:00 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 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.

  • 10:00 PM
    Chamber Music Society
  • Youthful Britten

    Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a an all-Britten program that focuses on the works of his youth. Performers include the Orion and Escher String Quartets.

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • Latin Carnival

    In honor of Carnival season, host Bill McGlaughlin explores the music from Latin American composers, including Padilla, Ponce, Ginastera, Villa-Lobos and Piazzolla.