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Terrance McKnight

WQXR Host

Terrance McKnight appears in the following:

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Q2 Music Previews Ecstatic Music Festival

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

7:00 PM

Featuring music and conversation with Jason Treuting, Angélica Negrón, and Jherek Bischoff as well as a conversation with composer and festival curator, Judd Greenstein.

A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood: A Musical Journey in the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement. In this hour-long special from WNYC, host Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Dr. King's own speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work--and examines how the musical community responded to and participated in Dr. King's cause.

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WQXR Beethoven 32-Piano Sonata Marathon ALL DAY PASS

Sunday, November 20, 2011

11:00 AM

Hosted by WQXR Radio Hosts, Midge Woolsey and Terrance McKnight. Can’t get enough Beethoven?  Don’t suffer in silence.  Join us for this extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime event at The Greene Space,

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STICK FLY: A Conversation in The Greene Space

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

7:00 PM

The Greene Space welcomed you to the world of STICK FLY, a sharply funny, endlessly surprising new play by Lydia Diamond.

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Morehouse College Glee Club 100th Anniversary Concert

Friday, September 30, 2011

7:00 PM

Join the internationally acclaimed Morehouse College Glee Club as they celebrate their 100th anniversary. WQXR’s Terrance McKnight—a proud Glee Club alum—hosts the evening.

Music to Commemorate 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2011

This week has been a time of reflection on the loss, perseverance, and humanity displayed on September 11, 2001. It's also been a time for remembrance of 9/11. We asked our listeners to send us suggestions for songs that helped them cope with and process the events of that day. Here are some of their suggestions.

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Look & Listen Festival: Part III

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Cease the last full month of Summer with the Look & Listen Festival running through August here on Cued Up. For the fest's third concert of four, enjoy two world premieres by the delightfully unclassifiable drummer/composer John Hollenbeck and his group The Claudia Quintet with Theo Bleckmann, a world premiere by past Q2 composer-portrait Angélica Negrón and works by toy piano wiz Phyllis Chen and textural magician Zibuokle Martinaityte.

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Africa Redux: Performance & Discussion on Tradition, Hip Hop, and Transnationalism

Friday, June 24, 2011

7:00 PM

Join Somi, Wunmi, Malika Zarra, and DJ Funmi in a conversation and performance around the next generation of artistic voices emerging from the African continent.

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Battle of the Boroughs: Ultimate Battle

Friday, June 17, 2011

7:00 PM

In a night filled with music varying from reggae to rock across all five boroughs, the winner of this unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City will be revealed using your voice, your votes.

WQXR Events

40 and Over Singles Event at the New York Philharmonic

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

6:45 PM

WQXR host Terrance McKnight welcomes music lovers in their 40s, 50s and 60+ to a Rush Hour concert and post-performance private reception.

Note: Check back this spring for a WQXR Singles Events for music lovers in their 20s and 30s.

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Battle of the Boroughs: Manhattan

Friday, June 3, 2011

7:00 PM

Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.

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Battle of the Boroughs: Staten Island

Friday, May 6, 2011

7:00 PM

Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.

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Battle of the Boroughs: The Bronx

Friday, April 1, 2011

7:00 PM

Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.

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Battle of the Boroughs: Queens

Friday, March 4, 2011

7:00 PM

Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.

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Battle of the Boroughs: Brooklyn

Friday, February 4, 2011

7:00 PM

Be a part of Season Two of Battle of the Boroughs in The Greene Space — the unique talent series for the best up-and-coming performers in New York City. Last year, over 168 artists and 45 groups from across the five boroughs performed in our SoHo performance space.

Ten Greatest Composers: Beyond the Usual Suspects

Friday, January 21, 2011

For this special podcast, Terrance McKnight sits down with three experts from across the musical spectrum and asks them to rank the 10 greatest classical composers of all time.

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Preview of John Adams' Nixon in China

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

7:00 PM

WQXR will host a special preview of the Metropolitan Opera's staging of John Adams' iconic Nixon in China. The event will feature a discussion with Adams about his most famous opera, as well as performances of key arias by several of the leads in the Met production.

MLK: King's Economic Dream

Monday, January 17, 2011

All Ear Worms

Saturday, January 08, 2011

Through film and TV, composers like Lalo Schifrin, Carter Burwell and Gershwin have all penetrated our collective ear. This week, Terrance McKnight offers works by these and other composers that have had a place in film.

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Hold Your Applause

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

There was a time when musicians were considered peons on the social ladder and great composers remained anonymous. Both performer and composer were servants to aristocrats or the church. Applauding their craft was radical and perhaps even sacrilege. These days, audiences heartily applaud great performances across sacred and secular mediums. While I enjoy hearing live music and applauding inspired performances, some music is just better without applause.

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