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When Yundi won the fourteenth Chopin Competition fifteen years ago, he was the first Chinese pianist to do so, and the youngest winner in the history of the competition. On this historic occasion, Yundi was also the first winner in fifteen years to be granted first prize. Now, in 2015, he returns to the Chopin Competition as the youngest ever jury member. To mark this special anniversary, Yundi celebrates to the repertoire in which he first came to critical acclaim with a special Chopin Project, the first element of which is a new recording of the complete Chopin Preludes, to be released September 25. On “Preview!” Yundi spoke with WCPE’s Tara Lynn about the new album and his love for Chopin’s music.



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WCPE FM, The Classical Station, announces five grants totaling more than $8,000 from its WCPE Education Fund for the 2015–16 season.


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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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