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WCPE FM Honors Women’s History Month
TheClassicalStation.org Features Classical Females
Wake Forest, N.C. (March 1, 2017) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces Women’s History Month during March, 2017. The event honors female composers, conductors and performers in Classical Music.
“We feature female composers and performers from the medieval era to the 21st century,” offers Woltz. “We will focus on contemporary female composers during Wavelengths, on Sundays at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.”
Some featured composers and their works include:
10:00 a.m. Harbach: Transformations for String Orchestra
9:00 a.m. Clara Schumann: Musical Evenings
6:00 p.m. Higdon: “Amazing Grace”
12:00 p.m. Beach: “Dreaming”
10:00 p.m. Hildegard von Bingen: “O Felix Anima”
12:00 p.m. Chaminade: “Carnival Waltz”
10:00 p.m. Clara Schumann: Romance in A Minor
3:00 p.m. Harbach: Jubilee Symphony
10:00 p.m. Chaminade: Piano Trio no. 1 in G Minor
12:00 p.m. Beach: From Grandmother’s Garden
10:00 p.m. Higdon: “A Quiet Moment”
12:00 p.m. Clara Schumann: Romance in B Minor
9:00 p.m. Tower: Made in America
3:00 p.m. Smyth: Concerto for Violin, Horn, and Orchestra
“On the Saturday Evening Request Program you may ask for your favorite female composers, performers and conductors here,” concludes Woltz.
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