- 02/19 A Mogul With Muscle Takes Over Carnegie Hall
- 02/18 The Met’s 2015-16 Season Will Feature 227 Performances of 25 Operas, Including Six New Productions
- 02/13 Interview with conductor Charles Dutoit
- 02/12 Edo de Waart to step down after 2016-'17 season
- 02/09 Guitarist Jason Vieaux Wins Grammy
- 02/08 The woman who runs the L.A. Philharmonic
- 02/08 Simon Rattle at 60
- 02/04 Joyce DiDonato Takes A Stand At Stonewall
- 02/02 Viewing a Composer in a New Light
- Special Note: Music Garden in Wake Forest is all about learning and fun
- 01/25 Distilling Japanese Sound From a Varied Catalog
- 01/19 Sir Simon Rattle at 60: 10 of his best performances
- 01/11 Reweaving a Tapestry From Charpentier’s Threads
- 01/07 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) China Tour Details Announced
- 01/06 Getting Off To A Good Start: A New Year's Puzzler
- Special Note: The Biggest Classical Music Stories of 2014
- 12/19 School Finds Music Is the Food of Learning
- 12/12 Lydia Mordkovitch has died
- 12/10 Harmonic Ripples in a Watery World
- Special Note: Elim Chan wins 2014 Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition
- 12/08 ISO takes its show on the road
- 12/08 Heroic Onstage and Off
- 12/03 WCPE makes UK Telegraph's The Best Internet Radio Stations List
- 12/02 Grant Llewellyn awarded national music prize
- 11/27 Beethoven, ‘Cyrano’ and Samplings From Film Scores
- 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
- 08/25 Frans Brüggen, Pioneer in Early Music
- 08/25 Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Belohlávek-Weilerstein review
- 08/22 Metropolitan Opera Reaches Settlement With Last Unions
- 08/19 Addicts Symphony
- 08/18 Metropolitan Opera and Two Unions Reach a Tentative Deal
- 08/14 Conductor Gerard Schwarz to record Season 2 of PBS series
- 08/13 Conductor Frans Brüggen has died
- 08/07 Louisville Orchestra in the black
- 08/05 Christiane Karg carries on performance with dislocated knee
- 08/04 Saito Kinen Festival to be renamed after maestro Ozawa
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This week on Great Sacred Music you can hear music by Vincenzo Ugolini and Imogen Holst in the first hour.
Our Bach work is Cantata 150 "Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich". This will be followed by Josef Haydn's setting of "Salve Regina".
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Our third hour will feature Johannes Brahms' "A German Requiem".
Great Sacred Music presents the best choirs and organists every Sunday morning from 8 until 11 eastern with your host Rob Kennedy.
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Sunday March 1st at 6PM EST
About pianist Simone Dinnerstein, NPR says this: “She compels the listener to follow her in a journey of discovery filled with unscheduled detours.” This Sunday on Preview, from her new Sony Classical release, we’ll hear Dinnerstein perform George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
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And from their just released CD, Together, Grammy winning guitarist Jason Vieux joins harpist Yolanda Kondonassis in a performance of Maxima Diego Pujol’s Suite Magica.
Also featured, from a live recording at the Music@Menlo festival, pianist Wu Han performs Felix Mendelssohn’s Double Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings; The Lincoln Trio plays the Quintet in G minor of Joaquin Turina; and we’ll hear selections from Malcolm Lindsay’s Remembrance Suite.
Join us every Sunday night at 6 pm eastern time for the best in new classical recordings on WCPE's Preview!
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Sunday March 1st at 9PM EST
This week on WCPE's Wavelengths we begin our observance of Women's History Month by remembering mezzosoprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, on the anniversary of her birth. We'll hear her sing one of the Neruda songs, with music by Peter Lieberson.
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We'll also hear Leonard Bernstein's Serenade (After Plato's Symposium), and Le boeuf sur la toit by Darius Milhaud.
Wavelengths brings you the best in contemporary classical music, Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on The Classical Station, WCPE.
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My Life in Music: The Meyers
Beginning with a pair of newlyweds, this spring, My Life in Music will feature three couples who are all full time professional musicians with the North Carolina Symphony.
This Monday, March 2nd, cellist David Meyer and violinist Maria Evola Meyer share favorite pieces from their love story including movements from Brahms’ Double Concerto, Nikolai and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol, as well as Karel Husa’s complete String Quartet No. 4. David and Maria Evola Meyer join WCPE’s Tara Lynn for My Life in Music on Monday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, March 8 at 5:00 p.m.
WCPE offers its congratulations to guitarist Jason Vieaux on winning his first Grammy Award in the category Best Classical Instrumental Solo with his album, "Play," released on Azica Records. In case you missed it, here’s our Preview interview with Jason Vieaux about the album which includes Vieaux’s own arrangement of “In a Sentimental Mood” by Duke Ellington, which he created for a 2007 performance with North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony.
Listen to WCPE's interview with Jason Vieaux.
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The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2014-15 Season
The Met’s 2014-15 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!
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