Terrance McKnight


Terrance McKnight appears in the following:

Jerusalem, City of Heavenly and Earthly Peace

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Jerusalem, City of Heavenly and Earthly Peace by Jordi Savall is a performance that explores how the three major religions have shaped Jerusalem. WQXR presents a live broadcast hosted by Fred Child and Terrance McKnight, Monday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m.

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It's All in the Fingers

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Recently I went to a birthday party where there was a piano. When asked to play, I had one piece in my fingers, the Op. 118 Intermezzo by Brahms--the Intermezzo isn't party music. That incident reminded me of a piano teacher saying "always have a piece in your fingers." In this case I needed two.

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The Greene Space

Battle of the Boroughs: Manhattan Throwdown

Friday, April 2, 2010

7:00 PM

Perform. Spectate. Party. Vote. Be there! New York has talent and WNYC’s new street-level performance space is the place to find it this year.

Familiar is Good

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


On my coffee table (more like empty glasses/laptop table) are small stacks of CDs that include Garrick Ohlsson‘s recording of Chopin's Nocturnes and Glenn Gould’s “The Young Maverick” set.

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Father's Footsteps

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Multi-faceted musician Bobby McFerrin is well known for his style of vocalizing that addresses many musical genres. Perhaps less known is Bobby's father, baritone Robert McFerrin who made history when he sang with New York City Opera in 1949. He also made history when he won the Metropolitan Opera Auditions of the Air in 1953, which led to a historic appearance at the Metropolitan Opera in 1955.

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The Greene Space

Battle of the Boroughs: Brooklyn Throwdown

Friday, March 5, 2010

7:00 PM

Perform. Spectate. Party. Vote. Be there! New York has talent and WNYC’s new street-level performance space is the place to find it this year.

A slice of home... abroad

Monday, March 01, 2010

Some artists, for one reason or another,

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Chopin's 200th Birthday

Monday, March 01, 2010

Frederic Chopin always claimed that March 1st was his birthday, despite church records saying he was born on February 22. Chopin would have been 200 this year, and it seems churlish to argue with a 200-year-old, so in honor of his special day we look back on what made him great, and why we still love his music.


Behind every good manuscript……

Monday, February 22, 2010

Over the weekend, I checked out a chamber music concert.

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Black History meets Classical Music

Monday, February 08, 2010

If you’ve been going to classical music concerts for more than twenty years, you’ll probably agree that the racial make-up of the orchestra and the audience has remained largely non-black.

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A Major Ubersight –

Monday, February 01, 2010

This week during Symphony Hall we’ll be listening to Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.

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How Has Classical Music Added Romance to Your Life?

Monday, February 01, 2010

See what WQXR hosts have to say about romance and romantic music. Then tell us about the classical music that has added romance to your life. We'll play some of your selections on Valentine's Day.

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Adventures in Good Programming

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Over the past few weeks we’ve been featuring music from artists nominated for Grammy Awards this year. The Grammy Awards are Sunday, Jan 31st. 

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To Stay

Saturday, January 02, 2010

This time of year is a time of both recharging, refueling and purging.

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In Memory of a Great Man

Monday, December 14, 2009

This week we're celebrating Beethoven's birthday.

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Sacred Moments

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

The holiday season is in full swing, and many of the upcoming holidays are steeped in tradition - religious and cultural.

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Show Stopper

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

A few days ago while cleaning my apartment and listening to the radio, a piece of music came on that immediately caught my full attention.

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At Night

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Like drive-in movie theaters, fireflies, and fireworks, some things are just meant for the nighttime. This week on Q2 with Terrance McKnight we'll listen to music that was written for, or about things nocturnal.

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Music of November

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

For many of us November is the beginning of a long, festive and reflective holiday season. As for me..

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

This week, Q2 with Terrance McKnight will feature pieces of music written by composers when they were 30 years old.

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