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Recently on WCPE’s Preview! Dan McHugh talked with Conrad Tao about his new CD “Pictures.” Featuring Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and other contemporary pieces including one of his own compositions, Tao shares his impressions of Mussorgsky’s “Pictures” as well as his own creative process when he composes. You can also hear a portion of “A Walk for Emilio” written by Conrad Tao. WCPE’s Preview!, bringing you the best in new releases and art news, every Sunday from 6 – 9 pm.

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My Life in Music - Samuel Almaguer

My Life in Music:
Samuel Almaguer
Acting Principal Clarinet
North Carolina Symphony

Currently in his first full season with the North Carolina Symphony as Acting Principal Clarinet, Samuel Almaguer came to us by way of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Sam cohosts My Life in Music with WCPE’s Tara Lynn this month, sharing his favorite classical and contemporary works, including Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Schubert’s Quintet in C, Chamber Symphony by Thomas Ades, and Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind by Osvaldo Golijov.

Explore great music with the pros on My Life in Music every first Monday of the month on WCPE!

WCPE FM, The Classical Station, announces five grants totaling more than $8,000 from its WCPE Education Fund for the 2015–16 season.

WCPE Education Fund

When your contribution is at least $50.00, you may, in lieu of choosing a gift, designate that 10% of your donation go toward the WCPE Education Fund. Please check the appropriate box in the Secure Pledge Form!

The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2015-16 Season

The Met’s 2015-16 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!

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Online playlists
"What was that beautiful piece of music??" Find out now by browsing through a week's worth of playlists!

Meet the Announcer
Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? See photos and read brief biographies of WCPE's announcers!

"Quarter Notes"
WCPE's Member Magazine
Published quarterly, this magazine and listener guide offers featured works and program highlights for the WCPE season to come, plus station news, reviews, interviews and other articles designed to enhance your classical music journey.

Quarter Notes is sent to WCPE members in print version, and members may also choose to view this website's "green" online version. To become a WCPE member (your gift is tax-deductible!) and receive a year's subscription to Quarter Notes, click here.

Donate your car to WCPE!
If your automobile (truck, boat, motorcycle, RV, or aircraft) is no longer of use to you, it can still go a long way as a donation in support of the Great Classical Music you rely on from WCPE. Learn how!

Tell us how you feel about WCPE!
Record your message on the WCPE Listener Comment Line. Please phone (919) 570-0204 and tell us what WCPE means to you.

Find out more about a fun way to support your home for Great Classical Music.

Live Metropolitan Opera Saturday radio broadcasts can be heard on this website. To see the Metropolitan Opera schedule click here.