- 10/04 Górecki Total Immersion
- 10/01 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Strauss's Salome, Poole
- 09/22 Metropolitan Opera’s New ‘Otello,’ Bold and Tentative
- 09/17 Sir David Willcocks: his musicality was impregnable
- 09/12 Marin Alsop: 'The Last Night of the Proms is more than just a concert'
- 09/08 BPO's new concertmaster comes from Toronto, via Finland
- 08/25 Exclusive Video: Anja Harteros records 'O Patria mia'
- 08/16 Lars Vogt Presents Late-Career Beethoven and Schubert
- 08/13 Written on Skin and the problem of new opera
- 08/12 R.I.P. Ronald Wilford, talent manager
- 08/06 Totenberg’s Stolen Stradivarius Is Found After 35 Years
- 08/03 Spectacle and Substance at Bregenz Festival
- 07/25 Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra showed the many faces of Beethoven
- 07/20 Kentucky Opera director dies in car crash in Illinois
- ♬ Special Note: On the Organ Trail in Manhattan
- 07/12 R.I.P. Jon Vickers, Tenor
- 07/06 Self-taught Frenchman takes Russia by storm
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This week Great Sacred Music will feature music sung by The Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Hilliard Ensemble and Anonymous 4 in the first hour.
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Our Bach cantata is BWV 5 "Wo soll ich fliehen hin?".
Our featured work in the third hour is Gioachino Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
Great Sacred Music. The best choirs and organists. Every Sunday morning. 8 until 11 eastern. With your host Rob Kennedy.
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Sunday October 11th at 6PM EST
This week on WCPE's Preview! pianist Daniel Barenboim joins Staatskapelle Berlin to play Brahms' 2nd Piano Concerto in B flat. Gustavo Dudamel conducts.
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WCPE's Dan McHugh speaks with pianist and composer Conrad Tao about his new release, Pictures.
Jonas Kaufmann sings selections from Nessun Dorma, The Puccini Album, and we'll hear Schumann's Violin Sonata No. 1 from a recent release by UNC violin professor Nicholas DiEugenio.
Preview! the best in new classical recordings and arts news each Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. Eastern Time, on The Classical Station, WCPE.
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Sunday October 11th at 9PM EST
This week on WCPE's Wavelengths we feature David Chesky's Violin Concerto No. 3, "The Klezmer Concerto", with violinist Artur Kaganovskiy and Yaniv Segal leading The Chelsea Symphony.
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The piano duo ZOFO plays Simone's Lullaby by Terry Riley. And the Kontras Quartet performs String Quartet No. 2, "Hunting: Gathering", by Kevin Volans.
Wavelengths brings you the best in contemporary classical music, Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on The Classical Station, WCPE.
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The possibility of perhaps being the only composer in the world to present the first modern performance of his own piece brings a smile Stephen Jaffe’s face. This week on Preview!, we spoke with the multiple award winning composer and Professor of Music at Duke University about his HIP Concerto which was inspired by J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2. Commissioned by Mallarme Chamber Players and Alienor for the NC HIP Music Festival, the HIP Concerto was premiered on period instruments in a historically-inspired performance in February 2014.
On Sunday, October 11 at 3:00 p.m. at the Carolina Theater of Durham, the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle presents the first performance on modern instruments of the HIP Concerto. Information about the concert entitled Bach and His Children, Old and New is available at chamberorchestraofthetriangle.org.
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My Life in Music:
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.
Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. on WCPE.
Sunday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m.
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.
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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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