Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
In the 1980s, Rupert Holmes, best known as a pop songwriter, took an unfinished 1860s novel by Charles Dickens and turned it into a Broadway musical that the audience had to finish.
Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.
Korean pianist Jin Uk Kim is currently a doctoral student at the New England Conservatory. As gold medalist in the 2012 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Kim will make his Carnegie Hall debut Nov. 19 at Weill Recital Hall. On the Young Artists Showcase, we’ll track his progress from the earlier rounds to the final, concluding with a movement from Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4.