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WCPE FM Features the Piano
TheClassicalStation.org offers Primarily Piano Weekend
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 8, 2017) — WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Primarily Piano Weekend on May 12-14, 2016. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“We’ll play master pianists of the twentieth century, such as Van Cliburn and Artur Rubinstein,” says Woltz. “We also feature some of today’s best young performers—Daniil Trifonov, Alexandre Tharaud, Elizabeth Joy Roe and Yuja Wang, to name a few.”
A partial listing includes:
7:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 15 in D (Pastoral)
8:00 p.m. Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 3 in C
9:00 p.m. Fauré: Piano Quartet no. 1 in C Minor
10:00 p.m. Field: Nocturne in E (“Nocturne Pastorale”)
7:00 a.m. Schumann: Arabeske in C
8:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 19 in F
9:00 a.m. Bach: Toccata in E Minor
11:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
7:00 a.m. Bach: Prelude and Fugue no. 1 in C from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
11:00 a.m. Granados: Poetic Waltzes
12:00 p.m. Dvorák: “Songs My Mother Taught Me”
1:00 p.m. Chopin: Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat Minor
2:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
4:00 p.m. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C Minor
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist. here is the link to the SERP request page.
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In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
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WCPE broadcasts on a variety of FM frequencies in Eastern North Carolina and is heard throughout Eastern and Central North Carolina and Southern Virginia from its transmitting tower in Wake Forest, NC and other repeater stations. A live feed is also available on the Internet at here, via cable systems, affiliate radio stations and via satellite. WCPE is a non-commercial, listener-supported station that plays classical music exclusively. WCPE is owned and operated by the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina non-profit broadcasting organization. The Corporation was formed in 1973 and began operating WCPE in July of 1978. The Corporation holds a federal 501 (C) (3) Public Charity Exemption Certificate and the corresponding certificate from the State of North Carolina.
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