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WCPE FM Offers Birthday Tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart Madness to Air January 25 through 27 on TheClassicalStation.org

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (January 20, 2015)—William Woltz, music director for WCPE, TheClassicalStation.org, announces today that in recognition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Birthday, WCPE celebrates the wunderkind from Salzburg for three days, January 25 through his birthday on January 27, 2014.

“In his brief life, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart grew from boy-wonder pianist to uniquely gifted composer with an uncanny ability to touch our souls through his music,” offers Woltz. “Join WCPE for a three-day celebration of all things Mozart, culminating on his birthday, January 27.”

Here is a partial listing of programming being offered:

25 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Mozart: “Ave Verum Corpus”
11:00 a.m. Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
1:00 p.m. Mozart: Serenade no. 13 in G (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)
3:00 p.m. Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C
4:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 39 in E-flat
5:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Sonata no. 11 in A

26 Monday

9:00 a.m. Mozart: Flute Concerto no. 1 in G
10:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 27 in B-flat
12:00 p.m. Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 40 in G Minor
3:00 p.m. Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor
7:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C
10:00 p.m. Mozart: Trio in E-fl at (Kegelstatt)

27 Tuesday

9:00 a.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 38 in D (Prague)
10:00 a.m. Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-fl at, K. 378
12:00 p.m. Mozart: Horn Concerto no. 3 in E-flat
2:00 p.m. Mozart: String Quartet no. 17 in B-flat (Hunt)
3:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D Minor
5:00 p.m. Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
8:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 17 in G
9:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 41 in C (Jupiter)
10:00 p.m. Mozart: Fantasia in C Minor, K. 475

In 1990 a group of psychologists studied Mozart’s written personal history and labeled him as “Pathologically Optimistic.” WCPE’s Mozart Madness will explore, through music, his exuberance and hope, even when composing during times of personal hardship and despair.

WCPE’s 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, 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: TheClassicalStation.org/listen.shtml. In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.

About WCPE:

With a 35 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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