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WCPE News: Press Releases
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WCPE FM Offers Simply Strings Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Features String Composers and Performers
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (February 10, 2017) — WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Simply Strings Weekend on February 17-19, 2017. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“We explore the violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin, harp and more,” offers Woltz. “This is a weekend of Great Classical Music featuring strings and the players that make them go zing!”
A partial listing includes:
3:00 p.m. Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto no. 4 in D Minor
7:00 p.m. Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings
8:00 p.m. Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor
9:00 p.m. Suk: Serenade for Strings in E-flat
10:00 p.m. Mozart: Adagio in E for Violin and Orchestra
8:00 a.m. Vivaldi: Concerto in G for Two Mandolins
9:00 a.m. Mozart: String Quartet no. 14 in G (Spring)
10:00 a.m. Ravel: Introduction and Allegro
11:00 a.m. Grieg: Violin Sonata no. 1 in F
12:00 p.m. Chevalier de Saint-George: Violin Concerto in A
5:00 p.m. Rodrigo: Fantasia for a Gentleman
7:00 a.m. Schubert: String Trio in B-flat
11:00 a.m. Telemann: Viola Concerto in G
1:00 p.m. Boccherini: Symphony in D Minor (House of the Devil)
2:00 p.m. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D
4:00 p.m. Boccherini: Cello Concerto no. 3 in G
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite string composers and performers to the playlist. http://theclassicalstation.org/features_request.shtml is the link to the SERP request page.
WCPE can be heard worldwide, 24/7, via the Web in multiple streaming formats, including the next generation IPv6. Visit this link to begin listening online.
Across North America, WCPE can be heard through cable television and radio transmission affiliates. For a complete list of affiliates and cable broadcasters, visit TheClassicalStation.org/rebroadcasters.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml. In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
For more information on WCPE, or to print a downloadable version of Quarter Notes, the WCPE member’s magazine, please visit TheClassicalStation.org..
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