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WCPE Hosts New World Weekend


This week Great Sacred Music will include music sung by the U.S. Army Chorus, Gloriae Dei Cantores, and the Choir of All Saints' Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, California, in the first hour.

Also on the playlist is choral music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Charles Gounod, as well as organ music by Max Reger.

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WCPE's 'Preview!'

Sunday November 19th at 6PM EST

This week on Preview! the Classical Station’s Jonny Pierce speaks with David Harris, director of the Raleigh Ringers handbell choir. We’ll also hear selections from Dreams, the newest CD from South African soprano Pretty Yende, and from a new compilation called “Imagine Christmas”.

And guitarist Stephen Marchionda plays Granados.

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Sunday November 19th at 9PM EST

This week on Wavelengths the Brasil Guitar Duo plays music of Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.

We’ll also hear the Cello Concerto by Peter Lieuwen. And the Women’s Choir of St. Mary’s College in Indiana sings music of Kathleen Allen.

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The Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres, one co-commissioned by the company and one an older masterpiece having its first Met performances; a variety of repertory favorites, three in new productions; and performances of Verdi’s towering concert work for soloists, orchestra, and chorus, the Requiem.

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WCPE Education Fund

When your contribution is at least $50.00, you may, in lieu of choosing a gift, designate that 10% of your donation go toward the WCPE Education Fund . Please check the appropriate box in the Secure Pledge Form!

Music education plays an important role in building a young person's confidence and self esteem. This season, a grant to Community Music School of $2,000.00 will provide professionally taught weekly music lessons for $1 per lesson to children who would not otherwise be able to afford them.

WCPE Education Fund

WCPE Education Fund

When your contribution is at least $50.00, you may, in lieu of choosing a gift, designate that 10% of your donation go toward the WCPE Education Fund. Please check the appropriate box in the Secure Pledge Form!



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Online playlists
"What was that beautiful piece of music??" Find out now by browsing through a week's worth of playlists!

Meet the Announcer
Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? See photos and read brief biographies of WCPE's announcers!

"Quarter Notes"
WCPE's Member Magazine
Published quarterly, this magazine and listener guide offers featured works and program highlights for the WCPE season to come, plus station news, reviews, interviews and other articles designed to enhance your classical music journey.

Quarter Notes is sent to WCPE members in print version, and members may also choose to view this website's "green" online version. To become a WCPE member (your gift is tax-deductible!) and receive a year's subscription to Quarter Notes, click here.

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Live Metropolitan Opera Saturday radio broadcasts can be heard on this website. To see the Metropolitan Opera schedule click here.