WQXR New Yorks Classical Music Radio
WQXR is New York Citys premiere Classical Music radio station for both classical music fanatics and beginners. Unlike most classical music jukebox apps or other stations, WQXR is still hosted and curated by real people with a rich knowledge of classical music. WQXR has a huge on-air listening base in New York City but reaches a large audience of national and international listeners through WQXR.org. Download this app for WQXRs unique perspectives and live performances that you cant get anywhere else. WQXR is a member supported Pubic Radio station that is part of the New York Public Radio family of stations which also includes WNYC.
WQXR Mobile App
The following features are available on the WQXR Mobile App:
* WQXR and Q2 Live Streams
* Real Time Music Playlist Information
* On-Air Schedule
* News and Blog Entries from WQXR.org
* Request Music to be played
* Support WQXR Pledge Form
* Podcasts and Videos
Broadcast from atop the Empire State Building in Manhattan, WQXR is uniquely positioned within the world of Classical music and Opera as a cultural institution of New York City. Besides broadcasting beloved Classical music cannon, the station also produces original shows such as Metropolitan Opera Radio Saturday Matinee Broadcasts, The Philharmonic This Week on Thursday evenings, All Ears with Terrance McKnight and Movies on the Radio hosted by David Garland. WQXR also broadcasts live performances from New York presenters such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. And is producer of original digital video series such as Café Concerts and podcasts such as Conducting Business.
Daily shows are hosted by Jeff Spurgeon in the morning, Midge Woolsey in the afternoons and Elliott Forrest during the weekend "brunch" hour. WNYC's David Garland and Terrance McKnight, formerly heard in the evenings on WNYC, host classical music in the evenings on WQXR. Naomi Lewin, the new afternoon host, joined WQXR from WGUC, Cincinnati's Classical Public Radio.
Classical WQXR is also the home of a new radio stream called Q2. This new online radio station features "500 Years of New Music". With a more contemporary focus than WQXR, it features large-scale festival programming as well as live concerts from venues around New York, including WNYC's new performance studio, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Hosted programs include Hammered!, The New Cannon and a new composers show hosted by Nadia Sirota.