Help us celebrate 75 years as New York’s classical station by sharing your WQXR stories. Do you have a favorite host memory? Was there a favorite recording that you first heard on the station? Or a concert broadcast that caught you by surprise? Tell us about it by calling 800-543-2543 or leaving your comments in the box below.
In this clip, Aurora D’Elia, a teacher at a public school in the South Bronx, discusses how she sits her students down in the classroom every morning to listen to WQXR. What happened next caught her by surprise: