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WCPE FM’s Invitation to the Dance

TheClassicalStation.org Presents Great Ballet Days

Wake Forest, N.C. (September 11, 2015) —WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces a celebration of Great Ballet Music, September 17-20, 2015.

“Enjoy complete musical performances of some of your favorite ballets,” offers Woltz. “We will hear Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and Delibes’ Coppélia, with lots of little ballet gems throughout each day's programming.”

Here are highlights of the celebration:

17 Thursday

  • 10:00 a.m. Delibes: Coppélia
  • 12:00 p.m. Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
  • 2:00 p.m. Adam: Giselle
  • 5:00 p.m. Griffes: “The White Peacock”
  • 6:00 p.m. Khachaturian: “Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia” (Love Theme) from Spartacus

18 Friday

  • 2:00 p.m. Khachaturian: Gayne
  • 5:00 p.m. Offenbach: “Ballet of the Snowflakes”
  • 7:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty

19 Saturday

  • 8:00 a.m. Mozart: Ballet Music from Idomeneo, King of Crete
  • 9:00 a.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
  • 11:00 a.m. Chopin: Les Sylphides
  • 1:00 p.m. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
  • 3:00 p.m. Shchedrin: Carmen Ballet
  • 4:00 p.m. Stravinsky: Petrushka
  • 5:00 p.m. Debussy: Toy Box Ballet

20 Sunday

  • 7:00 a.m. Handel: Ballet from Il Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd)
  • 11:00 a.m. Copland: Billy the Kid
  • 1:00 p.m. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
  • 2:00 p.m. Massenet: Ballet Music from Le Cid
  • 3:00 p.m. Prokofiev: Cinderella

“Curl up in a comfy chair or slip on your own dancing shoes,” concludes Woltz. On Saturday you may request your favorites at the Saturday Evening Request Program.





About WCPE:

“This is a great opportunity to feature women in Classical music,” he continues. 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.

About WCPE:

With a 37 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.


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