Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
Wait a minute. A girl who can make objects move just with her mind. Hasn’t this been on Broadway already — and failed? Yes, but that was Carrie, an altogether different girl. This girl is Matilda and her new Broadway musical is based on a children’s book by Roald Dahl.
Amidst the horrifying scenes following the bombings of the Boston Marathon, also came images of truly heroic acts. Cast your vote for the heroic piece you'd like to hear today at 12 pm.
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.
Carol Wincenc recently came to the Young Artists Showcase studio and brought two of her outstanding flute students at the Juilliard School: Daniel James and Nicholas Johnson.
In the fifth century B.C., water was classified as one of the four essential elements. Over the centuries, artists, poets, philosophers and composers have returned again and again to the mysteries of water for inspiration. This week host Bill McGlaughlin focuses on Water Music with works by Vaughan Williams, Mahler, Debussy and, of course, Handel.