- 11/19 How one Australian symphony orchestra protects players' ears
- 11/18 Graphing Gender in America’s Top Orchestras
- 11/18 Despite Offstage Worries, Onstage It’s All Artistry
- 11/11 Nonclassical, a London New-Music Franchise, Expanding to New York
- Special Note: A Major Mozart Discovery
- 10/31 WAO lose senior artistic staff
- 10/31 The Search for Mrs. Bach
- Special Note: Infograph: BSO 2014-15 By the Numbers
- 10/28 KC Symphony for Game 6, Joyce DiDonato for Game 7
- 10/27 John Barry’s Widow Establishes a Scholarship for Film Music
- 10/25 Did Bach’s wife write his finest works controversy
- 10/08 Australia Opera cancels Carmen over fears it promotes smoking
- 10/07 Read about the new documentary, "Maestro"
- 10/05 How to Make Music With a Whale
- 10/04 Handel & Haydn’s Bernard celebrates society’s success
- 09/30 Winners Chosen in Program to Aid Female Composers
- 09/28 Andris Nelsons Begins Tenure Leading BSO
- 09/24 Christopher Hogwood has died
- Special Note: Backstage at New York’s Metropolitan Opera! (Video)
- 09/16 2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera
- 09/09 The Sixteen to tour with Monteverdi’s Vespers
- 09/02 Music Lessons Enhance Brain Function in Disadvantaged Kids
Fall HighlightsBy William Woltz
- Labor Day
September 1 —
Great Classical Music for the last holiday of summer.
- Patriot Day
September 11 —
We’ll mark the day with selected works of reflection and remembrance.
- Brothers and Sisters
September 14 —
Happy birthday to composer Michael Haydn (Franz Josef ’s younger brother) and a salute to other notable siblings in Classical music, from Fannie and Felix Mendelssohn to the Five Browns and the members of the Ying Quartet.
- Great Ballet Days
September 18–21 —
Curl up in a comfy chair or slip on your own dancing shoes and enjoy complete musical performances of some of your favorite ballets, including Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Prokoviev’s Cinderella.
- Rosh Hashanah
Sundown, September 24
Sundown, October 3 —
Special music to mark the beginning of Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). The programs air at 6:00 p.m. ET, with repeat airings to be announced.
- Armchair Travelers Weekend
October 11–12 —
Let the music take you away to beautiful and enchanting places, from the river Moldau to the Hebrides, the Grand Canyon, the gardens of Spain, and beyond.
- WCPE's Fall Membership Drive
October 15-26 —
Thank you for your generous financial support which enables WCPE to share Great Classical Music with listeners everywhere. Make your tax-deductible gift today!
- Great Nicknames Weekend
November 8–9 —
What’s the story behind Haydn’s Miracle Symphony or Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata? Join WCPE for a weekend full of colorful musical works with intriguing names.
- Thanksgiving Day/New World
November 27–30 —
Celebrate home and family with Classical favorites chosen to provide a beautiful accompaniment to your Thanksgiving gathering. The weekend that follows is filled with the best offerings of American composers and performers.
- All-Request Fridays
September 26, October 31 (Halloween), and November 28 —
You’re the music director, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. Submit your advance requests at theclassicalstation.org, or call WCPE at 919.556.0123 on the morning of the request program. Be sure to request something spooky for Halloween! And don’t forget our weekly feature, the Saturday Evening Request Program, beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET.
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