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- 10/07 Read about the new documentary, "Maestro"
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- 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
- 07/27 Operatic tenor Carlo Bergonzi dies aged 90
- 07/22 Is This Young Man The Next Leonard Bernstein?
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WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
TheClassicalStation.org Features the Piano
WCPE offers Primarily Piano Weekend
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (April 8, 2011)—WCPE’s Assistant Music Director Kenneth Bradshaw announces Primarily Piano Weekend on April 16 and 17, 2011. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances. “Great pianists will be showcased throughout the weekend,” says Bradshaw, who is also As You Like It host. “Names like Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arthur Rubinstein, Alicia de Larrocha, Van Cliburn, Martha Argerich—and so many more—are all on display playing the music we have come to love.” A partial listing includes:
- 8:00 a.m. Chopin: Four Mazurkas, op. 17
- 9:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 17 in G
- 10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 8 in C Minor (Pathétique)
- 11:00 a.m. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat Minor
- 12:00 p.m. Ravel: Sonatine
- 5:00 p.m. Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor
- 7:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Sonata no. 11 in A
- 11:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C Minor
- 1:00 p.m. Schubert: Fantasia in C (Wanderer Fantasy)
- 3:00 p.m. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543
- 4:00 p.m. Chopin: Krakowiak, Concert Rondo in F
- 5:00 p.m. Brahms: Piano Concerto
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist.
Here is the link to the SERP request page.
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