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- 06/16 Rare Stradivarius recorded for the first time
- 06/12 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Debuts Two New Works
- 06/04 Kronos Quartet Wants To Give You Free Music — And Teach You How To Play It
- 06/03 Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Succeed James Levine as Met Opera’s Music Director
- 05/30 Cello Nation:
The Piatigorsky Festival
- 05/23 Baritone Benjamin Appl signs to Sony Classical
- 05/19 UConn's top puppetry program collaborates with Boston Pops
- 05/17 Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just what classical music needs
- 05/09 Facing the music: Paul Lewis
- 05/03 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Middle Temple Hall
- 04/29 ENO appoints new artistic director
- 04/26 Esa-Pekka Salonen Brings His Cool to New York’s Music Scene
- 04/17 Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music by Anna Beer – review
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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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