Terrance McKnight

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Terrance McKnight appears in the following:

I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes

Sunday, February 17, 2013

 Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justice with his belief in the transformative power of the word. But he was a music lover, too, and some of the works he was most proud of were collaborations with composers and musicians. 

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The Price of Admission: A Musical Biography of Florence Beatrice Price

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

At 9 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 5, join WQXR host Terrance McKnight for a one-hour program that explores the symphonic music, songs, works for piano and legacy of Florence Beatrice Price. 

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Last Chance Foods: How WNYC Celebrates Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

WNYC host Brian Lehrer, WQXR host Terrance McKnight, and On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone talk about how they celebrate Thanksgiving and share some of their favorite holiday recipes.

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Revisiting 'Elliott Carter at 100'

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Conceived as a tribute to Elliott Carter on the occasion of his 100th birthday, this special program from 2008 explores the compositional roots of the iconic American composer, as wel...

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On-Demand Video: Beethoven Remixed

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Thursday night, Q2 Music presented an evening of remixes and re-imaginings of Beethoven's string quartets in The Greene Space.

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Listen: Open-Roof Show from Williamsburg's Newest Hotspot

Monday, September 10, 2012

Q2 Music presents an evening of new music recorded live the of performances by Brooklyn Rider, Talea Ensemble and International Contemporary Ensemble musicians.
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Artistic Achievement
Philip Glass' Einstein on the Beach
Knee Play 2

Monday, September 10, 2012

The Robert Wilson/Philip Glass collaboration Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts is widely recognized as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 20th century. As the production returns to BAM this fall as part of the institution’s 150th anniversary, Q2 Music is pleased to present An ...

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The Greene Space

Philip Glass: An Hour with Einstein

Saturday, September 8, 2012

3:00 PM

The Robert Wilson/Philip Glass collaboration Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts is widely recognized as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 20th century. As the production returns to BAM this fall as part of the institution’s 150th anniversary, Q2 Music is pleased to present An ...

On-Demand Video: Philip Glass: An Hour with Einstein

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

On Saturday, The Greene Space hosted a performance and conversation with Philip Glass and members of BAM's upcoming revival of his landmark opera, Einstein on the Beach. Watch it here...

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The Greene Space

Single in New York: Women's Stories

Friday, June 22, 2012

7:00 PM

Single – by choice or by circumstance. There’s never been a better time or a better place than New York to live solo.

Duos and Trios from Look & Listen Festival

Friday, June 01, 2012

For its second night, the 2012 Look & Listen Festival featured a star-studded line-up of diverse, unexpected collaborations and music from Taiwanese composer Ashley Fu-Tsun Wang, winn...

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The Greene Space

Q2 Music Presents: Cameron Carpenter

Friday, April 20, 2012

7:00 PM

Virtuoso composer-organist Cameron Carpenter joins WQXR's Terrance McKnight for a kaleidoscopic tour through the repertoire for organ including legendary works and Carpenter's own compositions and arrangements.

Listen: Philip Glass and Tim Fain

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

On Saturday, April 21st, Q2 Music presented a live audio Webcast of composer-pianist Philip Glass and violinist Tim Fain's sold-out performance from The Met Museum's majestic Temple of Dendur.

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On-Demand Video: Organist Cameron Carpenter

Monday, April 02, 2012

On Friday, the bad-boy organist Cameron Carpenter joined host Terrance McKnight in The Greene Space to play works by Bach, Ives, Grainger, Leonard Cohen and others.

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Recently Discovered Mozart Piece Premieres

Friday, March 23, 2012

WQXR host Terrance McKnight joins us to discuss the premiere of a newly-discovered piece by the Austrian composer Mozart. The piece was discovered in a late 18th-century music book in...

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The Greene Space

Broadway’s A Streetcar Named Desire

Monday, March 19, 2012

7:00 PM

Check out our exclusive conversation with the cast of Broadway's A Streetcar Named Desire, the new take on Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece.

The Greene Space

I, Too, Sing America: Langston and Zora's Un-Sung Collaboration

Friday, February 24, 2012

7:00 PM

Like countless creative collaborations, the one between Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes was fruitful but ultimately ended in acrimony. 

I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Wednesday, February 15th at 8PM on 93.9 FM, AM 820, and NJPR; Saturday, February 18th at 6AM on 93.9 FM and NJPR; Saturday, February 18th at 2PM on AM 820; Sunday, February 19th at 8P...

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The Greene Space

WQXR Presents Rufus Wainwright in Performance and Conversation

Sunday, February 12, 2012

7:00 PM

Explore the classical side of acclaimed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright in this very special one-night-only event!

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

Saturday, February 11, 2012

WQXR's Terrance McKnight interweaves musical examples with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speeches and sermons to illustrate the powerful place that music held in his work.

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