- 11/30 Lang Lang and Philharmonic Orchestra, Festival Hall, review: 'A virtuosic insult'
- ♬ Special Note: ‘You Us We All’ Creates a Baroque Vision of Modern Life
- 11/16 Robert Craft, Stravinsky expert, conductor and author, has died
- 11/14 At Metropolitan Opera, Support for Paris Sounds Out With Singing of France’s National Anthem
- 11/14 Oakland Symphony revives a forgotten gem
- 11/04 Alice Cooper: 'These classical composers were crazier than me!'
- 11/03 Nicola Benedetti teams up with jazz titan Wynton Marsalis
- 10/26 Lucerne Festival to Feature Female Conductors
- 10/22 Chopin International Piano Competition 'Unequivocally Brilliant'
- 10/19 Para-Composition
- 10/09 From My Homeland – A concert of Violin and Viola Works
- 10/04 Górecki Total Immersion
- 10/01 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Strauss's Salome, Poole
- 09/22 Metropolitan Opera’s New ‘Otello,’ Bold and Tentative
- 09/17 Sir David Willcocks: his musicality was impregnable
- 09/12 Marin Alsop: 'The Last Night of the Proms is more than just a concert'
- 09/08 BPO's new concertmaster comes from Toronto, via Finland
- 08/25 Exclusive Video: Anja Harteros records 'O Patria mia'
WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
WCPE Great Nicknames Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org: Fun With Aliases
Wake Forest, N.C. (November 13, 2012) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Nicknames, November 17, 18, 2012. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music with alternate titles. On Saturday you may request your favorite nicknames here.
“From the Earth to the moon and the trip around it,” says Woltz. “Music nicknamed and inspired by love, affection, heads of state, travel, our solar system and the universe.”
- 8:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat (Emperor)
- 10:00 a.m. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 in A Minor (Scottish)
- 12:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 41 in C (Jupiter)
- 2:00 p.m. Dvorák: String Quartet no. 12 in F (American)
- 3:00 p.m. Schumann: Symphony no. 1 in B-flat (Spring)
- 4:00 p.m. Nielsen: Symphony no. 4 (The Inextinguishable)
- 5:00 p.m. Chopin: Etude in A Minor (Winter Wind)
- 7:00 a.m. Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 in D (Classical)
- 11:00 a.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 94 in G (Surprise)
- 1:00 p.m. Weber: “Invitation to the Dance”
- 2:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 2 in C Minor (Little Russian)
- 3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
- 4:00 p.m. Hanson: Symphony no. 2 (Romantic)
- 5:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 26 in D (Coronation)
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.
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