- 04/13 New discussion group talks about classical music
- 04/05 Soprano debuts in 2 Met Opera roles within day
- 03/30 Winners Named in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
- 03/17 The Pianist Teaches, Too
- 03/07 Art of Variations, Beethoven to Berio
- 03/02 Robin Ticciati: 'When I conduct it feels like sorcery'
- 02/25 Symphony guide: Saint-Saëns's Third
- 02/18 Violinist Vanessa-Mae Completes Giant Slalom
- 02/14 Andris Nelsons to Conduct Lucerne Concerts
- 02/14 No Rest for a Tenor
- 02/06 NC Symphony appoints Will Robin as its first Scholar-in-Residence
- 02/06 Stradivarius Is Recovered Unharmed After Theft
- 02/05 NY Philharmonic’s Archives Going Online
- 01/30 Violinist’s Triumph Is Ruined by Thieves
- 01/29 Homage to Alfred Schnittke at Juilliard
- 01/21 Renee Fleming to sing national anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII
- 01/20 Claudio Abbado, Influential Italian Conductor, Dies at 80
- 01/10 Wojciech Kilar, Composer for Movies and Symphony Halls, Dies at 81
- 01/08 Sneaky Judges Find Their Pianist
- 01/04 Lifting The Curse of the Ninth
Spring HighlightsBy William Woltz
- The Metropolitan Opera
Saturdays through May 10
The Met continues with weekly live broadcasts from Lincoln Center, including Borodin’s Prince Igor (March 1), Puccini’s La Bohème (April 5), and Mozart’s Così fan Tutte (April 26). Margaret Juntwait is your host.
- March is Women’s History Month
We’ll highlight female composers and performers from the medieval era to the 21st century.
- In the Gardens of Spain Weekend
The Renaissance lute of Gaspar Sanz, the choral meditations of Tomás Luis de Victoria; the sultry colors of de Falla, Granados, Albéniz, and Rodrigo. You’re in for a great weekend of music from Spain.
- WCPE Spring Membership Drive
Your financial support helps WCPE share Great Classical Music with listeners everywhere. Make your tax-deductible gift at theclassicalstation.org, or mail your silent pledge to WCPE Radio
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- A Back to the Baroque Weekend
What a glorious period in the history of Western music! Bach, Telemann, Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, Purcell, and Corelli. A weekend of old favorites and some surprises too.
WCPE airs a special program of music at 6:00 p.m. ET to mark the beginning of Passover at sundown that day.
Celebrate with Rob Kennedy, host of WCPE’s Great Sacred Music, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET.
- A Primarily Piano Weekend
With its vast range of pitch, dynamics, and harmonic color, the piano truly is a grand instrument. We’ll feature the best of performances from the likes of Vladimir Horowitz and Wilhelm Kempff plus some of the most exciting pianists of today.
- Memorial Day Weekend
We salute American composers and performers throughout this extended weekend, with patriotic music on Monday to honor the men and women who have given so much for our country.
- All-Request Fridays
April 25 and May 30
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. ET.
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