According to the New York Times, the final show, at 10 p.m., will feature operatic farewells.
At one time, The Vocal Scene was carried on 75 stations. More recently, it has been heard only on WQXR's FM station and on its widely heard web broadcast. (A recent deal with America Online has sharply limited web access to the station for listeners who are not AOL subscribers.)
The 84-year-old Jellinek was born in Hungary, escaping during World War II and traveling to the United States by way of Cuba. In 1968, he became the music director of WQXR, a post he held until 1984.