- 12/04 British Composer Award winners are revealed
- 11/19 da Vinci's extremely rare Viola Organista
- 11/12 British composer John Tavener dies aged 69
- 11/11 Kermit Moore, cellist, conductor and composer, is dead at 84
- 11/08 Triangle Youth Philharmonic to Premiere Work by Terry Mizesko
- 11/04 Malone: "This is my Hitchcock moment"
- 10/28 Pianist Lang Lang Chosen as UN Messenger of Peace
- 10/22 Verdi and the Birth of Modern Italy
- 10/14 Royal Opera House expands Cinema Season
- 10/04 The Return of ‘The Nose’
- 09/24 A Fight for Love, in the Met and Out
- 09/18 NC Symphony Music Director Set to Lead Orchestra Through 2018 Season
- 09/13 Why music is good for the heart
- 09/12 Opinion: Star Tribune shouldn't echo
- 09/09 NYC Opera needs to raise $7M
- 09/03 10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice
- 08/26 Britten's 'Paul Bunyan'
- 08/20 In music, the eyes matter
Let Great Classical Music accompany your activities for this last glorious summer holiday.
Sundown, September 4
Sundown, September 13
We mark Rosh Hashana, the beginning of the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, with a program of special music at 6:00 p.m. ET on each day.
Music of reflection and remembrance at various times through the day.
Brothers and Sisters
It’s the birthday of composer Michael Haydn (Josef’s younger brother) and a great day to commemorate famous siblings in Classical music: Fannie and Felix Mendelssohn; the Labèque sisters; and Gil and Orli Shaham, to name a few.
Great Ballet Days
Full-length performances of favorite ballets by Tchaikovsky, Delibes, Adam, Khachaturian, and others. See table opposite for details.
Armchair Travelers Weekend
It’s a musical trip around the world, from the Blue Danube to the Steppes of Central Asia, the Grand Canyon to the Scottish highlands, and beyond.
Fall Membership Drive
Thank you for your generous financial support, which enables WCPE to share Great Classical Music with listeners everywhere. Make your tax-deductible gift at theclassicalstation.org, or mail it to WCPE Radio, P.O. Box 897, Wake Forest, NC 27588.
Great Nicknames Weekend
Have you ever wondered why Beethoven’s piano masterpiece is known as the Moonlight Sonata, or how Haydn’s Drum Roll Symphony got its name? Join WCPE for a weekend full of colorful music with interesting monikers.
Sundown November 27–Sundown
WCPE marks the beginning of the Festival of Lights with special music at 6:00 p.m. ET on November 27.
Thanksgiving Day/New World Weekend
November 28–December 1
We share your love of home and family with Classical favorites for your Thanksgiving get-together. The weekend that follows is a celebration of American composers and performers.
September 27 and November 29
You’re the music director, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Submit your advance requests at theclassicalstation.org, or call WCPE at 919.556.0123 on the morning of the request program. And don’t forget our weekly feature, the Saturday Evening Request Program, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
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