All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Produced by WQXR. This show is no longer airing.

  • All Ears: The Final Episode

    Four years ago, host Terrance McKnight launched All Ears as a weekly show about musical discovery. For this final episode, we revisit some of the sounds of Terrance's adopted city of New York.

    Jun 28, 2014

    All Ears: The Final Episode
  • 100 Years With The Morehouse Glee Club

    In 2011, the Morehouse College Glee Club toured the U.S. in celebration of its 100th anniversary. This week's All Ears presents their remarkable Greene Space performance.

    Jun 21, 2014

    100 Years With The Morehouse Glee Club
  • Suite Air

    The best made musicians are the those that find creative space between the cracks of what already existed. On this edition of All Ears, we hear from a few of them. May 31, 2014

    Suite Air
  • Fighting for the Write

    All Ears pauses this weekend to single out a few composers who enlisted in the service of their country. In essence, these musicians were willing to die to protect their ability to practice their craft.

    May 24, 2014

    Fighting for the Write
  • A Slice of the New York in the Fifties

    This week All Ears takes you back to the 1950s and a Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, by composer Quincy Porter, who won the honor for his Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra.

    May 10, 2014

    A Slice of the New York in the Fifties
  • A Pilgrim’'s Journey

    This edition of All Ear’s was programmed days before the passing of Madiba (Nelson Mandela) but some striking connections arose as we put the final touches on the evening.

    May 3, 2014

    A Pilgrim’'s Journey
  • Cross-Cultural Friendships

    On this episode of All Ears, Terrance McKnight explores the notion of cross-cultural friendships, and how exchanges beyond boundaries have been showcased in music.

    Apr 26, 2014

    Cross-Cultural Friendships
  • 'Don't Make Me No Saint'

    This week's show features music by the contrasting spirits of Jackson and Bruckner. We also hear the music of Henryk Gorecki, Charles Ives and William Grant Still.

    Apr 19, 2014

    'Don't Make Me No Saint'
  • When Words Get in the Way

    Tonight at 10 pm, host Terrance McKnight blends the spoken with the unspoken and the old with the not so old. We feature choral music by David Lang, and a wordless serenade to Mozart by Bobby McFerrin.

    Apr 12, 2014

    When Words Get in the Way
  • Musical Transplants: Part II

    This week, host Terrance McKnight continues with the theme of musical transplants. The program samples music by those taking on traditions from outside of their place of origin.

    Apr 5, 2014

    Musical Transplants: Part II