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TheClassicalStation.org Features the Piano
WCPE offers Primarily Piano Weekend
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 1, 2013)—WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Primarily Piano Weekend on May 11 and 12, 2013. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“The piano is a self-contained orchestra, with a wide range of pitch and dynamics,” offers Woltz, who is also Allegro host. “There is a tremendous capacity for expression.”
- 7:00 a.m. Bach: English Suite No. 4 in F, BWV 809 -- Andras Schiff, piano
- 8:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F, K. 459 -- Alicia de Larrocha, piano
- 9:30 a.m. Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D. 899 -- Andreas Haefliger, piano
- 10:30 a.m. Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra -- Freddy Kempf, piano
- 5:00 p.m Chopin: Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49 -- Van Cliburn, piano
- 7:00 a.m. D. Scarlatti: Sonata in E, Kirkpatrick 380 -- Yundi Li, piano
- 11:00 a.m. Chopin: Four Waltzes, Op. 42 & 64 -- Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
- 12:00 p.m. Dvorak: Songs My Mother Taught Me, from Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55 -- Itzhak Perlman, violin; Samuel Sanders, piano
- 1:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466 -- Mitsuko Uchida, piano
- 2:00 p.m. Fauré: Ballade for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 19 -- Grant Johannsen, piano
- 3:00 p.m. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 -- Artur Rubinstein, piano
- 4:00 p.m. Massenet: Piano Concerto in E flat -- Aldo Ciccolini, piano
“We’ll hear classic performances by Arthur Rubinstein and Van Cliburn, plus some of today’s most exciting young performers,” adds Woltz.
Feel free to contribute to our sound via the Saturday Evening Request Program, which enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist.
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