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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnight Music
  • Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.

  • 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
  • Sousa’s Life
    John Philip Sousa led bands for two different branches of the American armed services. Find out more about this composer and his music this week on Classics for Kids.
  • 08:15 AM
    Paul Cavalconte
  • Annie Bergen

    Paul Cavalconte is in for Annie Bergen.

  • 01:00 PM
    Saturday at the Opera
  • Gershwin's 'Porgy and Bess' From the Lyric Opera of Chicago
    Join us on Saturday at 1 pm for "Porgy and Bess," starring Eric Owens and Adina Aaron in the title roles.
  • 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
  • Fatherhood in the Movies
    Tonight at 9 pm, celebrate July 4th with Elmer Bernstein's "To Kill A Mockingbird," John Williams' "Lincoln," and several other stirring film scores.
  • 10:00 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.