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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:

1 Wednesday
10:00 a.m. Harbach: Transformations for String Orchestra
2 Thursday
9:00 a.m. Clara Schumann: Musical Evenings
6:00 p.m. Higdon: “Amazing Grace”
3 Friday
12:00 p.m. Beach: “Dreaming”
10:00 p.m. Hildegard von Bingen: “O Felix Anima”
6 Monday
12:00 p.m. Chaminade: “Carnival Waltz”
10:00 p.m. Clara Schumann: Romance in A Minor
13 Monday
3:00 p.m. Harbach: Jubilee Symphony
10:00 p.m. Chaminade: Piano Trio no. 1 in G Minor
14 Tuesday
12:00 p.m. Beach: From Grandmother’s Garden
10:00 p.m. Higdon: “A Quiet Moment”
16 Thursday
12:00 p.m. Clara Schumann: Romance in B Minor
22 Wednesday
9:00 p.m. Tower: Made in America
23 Thursday
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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