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WCPE's "Great Ballet Days"
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Wake Forest, N.C. (September 18, 2012) — Get ready to enjoy some wonderful music as WCPE brings you "Great Ballet Days", Thursday through Sunday (September 20 - 23). We'll feature at least one full-length ballet each day, plus lots of suites and shorter works written for dancing. Great Ballet Days, from the Classical Station, WCPE.
Great Ballet Days - Highlights
Thursday Sept. 20, 10 a.m. — Delibes: "Sylvia"; Razumovsky Sinfonia, Andrew Mogrelia
Friday Sept. 21, 7 p.m. — Prokofiev: "Romeo and Juliet"; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas
Saturday Sept. 22, 12 p.m. — Tchaikovsky: "Sleeping Beauty"; National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Saturday Sept. 22, 5 p.m. — Stravinsky: "Petrushka", Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Jarvi
Sunday Sept. 23, 12 p.m. — Adam: "Giselle"; London Symphony Orchestra, Anatole Fistoulari
Sunday Sept. 23, 3 p.m. — Khachaturian: "Gayne"; National Philharmonic Orchestra, Loris Tjeknavorian
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With a 34 plus year history, WCPE 89.7 FM is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor’s leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Big and small dish home satellite transmissions serve North America. Other radio stations and cable television systems use these services to rebroadcast Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. For more information, visit www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.