- 05/23 ACO Names Bermel Artistic Director
- 05/21 How to Entice People to the Symphony
- 05/19 Young, Yes; Youthful, Sometimes
- 05/19 Levine Commands Carnegie Hall
- 05/14 Take me out to the … opera?
- 05/13 BBC Proms reports record opening day ticket sales
- 05/07 N'Dour, Saariaho share Polar Music Prize
- 04/26 World Premiere of major new opera Dulce Rosa
- 04/26 EMI Classics and Virgin labels to disappear
- 04/19 Conrad Tao signs exclusively to EMI
- 04/18 Conductor Becomes First Woman to Lead Britain's Proms Finale
- 04/15 Still Searching for the Promised Land
- 04/15 Sir Colin Davis remembered
- 04/14 Sir Colin Davis dies
- 04/13 Stradivarius trees
- 04/13 Stravinsky puts a Spring in your step
- 04/10 SPCO deal brings relief, smiles
- 04/05 Have Some Fun
- 04/04 Montreal without Nagano?
- 04/03 It Takes Brass
- 04/03 Composer, educator Robert Ward dies
- 04/01 Vienna opera director collapses during performance
- 03/26 A foghorn, brass bands and 50 ships
- 03/26 Wigmore Hall, London: Viktoria Mullova, Paolo Giacometti
- 03/21 Rise Stevens, Mezzo-Soprano Star of ‘Carmen,’ Dies at 99
- 03/19 No Secret Formula to Music
- 03/15 Titanic bandmaster's violin found
- 03/13 Vivaldi Boosts Mental Vitality
- 03/11 Beginner's Etiquette Guide: Ballet & Opera
- 03/10 Written on Skin – review
- 03/03 Marie-Claire Alain, Master of the Organ
- 03/03 Barber of Seville; Emerson Quartet
- 02/27 Van Cliburn Dies
- 02/24 Mahan Esfahani – review
- 02/24 Wolfgang Sawallisch, 1923-2013
- 02/15 Britten’s War Requiem
- 02/11 Classical Grammy Awards
- 02/08 Oregon Symphony's James DePreist Dies
- 02/07 Warner Music Group Buys EMI
- 02/04 Work performed for the first time in 400 years
- 01/30 S.F.S.: The Rule of Spain and Britain
- 01/25 BBC Radio 3 - 'The Choir'
- 01/25 Quatuor Diotima – review
The Metropolitan Opera
Saturdays through May 11
The Met continues weekly live broadcasts from Lincoln Center and includes three Verdi operas and a complete presentation of Wagner’s Ring cycle in celebration of both composers’ bicentennials in 2013. March is Women’s History Month From the medieval meditations of Hildegard von Bingen to the 21st century voices of Jennifer Higdon, Barbara Harbach, and Joan Tower, we’ll highlight female composers and performers this month.
In the Gardens of Spain Weekend
The Renaissance-era choral settings of Victoria; the romantic guitar of Tárrega; the flamenco-inspired ballet of de Falla; plus music of Albéniz, Granados, and Rodrigo: enjoy an exotic musical feast from Iberia.
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, PO Box 897, Wake Forest, NC 27588.
WCPE airs a special program of music at 6:00 p.m. ET to mark the beginning of Passover at sundown.
Rob Kennedy celebrates “Easter Triumph! Easter Joy!” on Great Sacred Music, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET.
Back to the Baroque Weekend
Glorious music of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, Purcell, and Corelli, plus our 70th birthday celebration for conductor and period-performance specialist John Eliot Gardiner on April 20.
Primarily Piano Weekend
The piano is a self-contained orchestra, with a wide range of pitch and dynamics and a tremendous capacity for expression. We’ll hear classic performances by Arthur Rubinstein and Van Cliburn, plus some of today’s most exciting young performers.
Memorial Day Weekend
It’s a long weekend saluting American composers and performers, with patriotic music on Monday to remember those who have given their lives for our country.
March 29, April 26, May 31
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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