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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:

17 Friday

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

18 Saturday

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

19 Sunday

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.

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