- 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
- 04/10 CSO’s Young Artist Competition highlights classical music talent
- 04/02 Classical music’s forgotten women
- ♬ Special Note: Studying a Virtuoso Violinist's Brain with MRI
- 03/14 Composer Peter Maxwell Davies dies aged 81
- 03/06 Nikolaus Harnoncourt obituary
- ♬ Special Note: How Chapel Hill Violinist Jennifer Curtis Became a New Master of Romanian Composer George Enescu's Music
- 02/22 " My horn died recently. The metal wore too thin and it lost its resonance. I feel like a widow."
- 02/16 Celebrating the Life of Cleveland Orchestra conductor Louis Lane (1923-2016)
- ♬ Special Note: Playing it forward: Norman Johns
- 02/10 North Carolina teacher wins Grammy Music Educator Award
- 02/04 Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla to be new Music Director for City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
- 02/03 HIP Festival Aims to Rediscover Forgotten Symphonies
- 02/02 Renée Fleming: 'Live cinema is a threat to opera'
- 01/29 Gustavo Dudamel and Youth Orchestra L.A.'s Super Bowl halftime show
- 01/27 New York Philharmonic Taps Jaap van Zweden as Its Next Maestro
- 01/25 Nigel Kennedy, The New Four Seasons tour
- 01/21 Live: Suspense and tragedy with the North Carolina Symphony
- 01/15 Six of the best classical guitarists.
WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
WCPE Armchair Travelers Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates National Themes
Wake Forest, N.C. (October 3, 2012) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music around the world October 13, 14, 2012. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music representing various national themes. On Saturday you may request your favorite travelogue music here.
“So many places to visit, so little time,” says Woltz, who is also co-host of Allegro. “We’ll go around the world in two short days, bringing you the music and sounds of places that have inspired composers for centuries”!
- 8:00 a.m. Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody no. 1 (Midsummer Vigil)
- 10:00 a.m. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
- 12:00 p.m. Copland: “Dance of Jalisco” from Three Latin American Sketches
- 1:00 p.m. Tárrega: “Recuerdos de la Alhambra”
- 3:00 p.m. Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne
- 4:00 p.m. Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
- 5:00 p.m. Sibelius: Finlandia
- 7:00 a.m. Borodin: In the Steppes of CentralAsia
- 11:00 a.m. Coleridge-Taylor: Symphonic Variations on an African Air
- 1:00 p.m. Nelson: “Savannah River Holiday”
- 2:00 p.m. McEwen: “Scottish Rhapsody” (“Prince Charlie”)
- 3:00 p.m. Ibert: Escales (Ports of Call)
- 4:00 p.m. Strauss II: “The Blue Danube”
- 5:00 p.m. Smetana: “Vysehrad” from Má Vlast
WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, small dish home satellite reception, local cable television systems and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at: http://theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.
With a 33 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. 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.