WCPE FM Features a Primarily Piano Weekend

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WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Primarily Piano Weekend on May 12-14, 2016.

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We’ll play master pianists of the twentieth century, such as Van Cliburn and Artur Rubinstein

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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:
12 Friday
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”)

13 Saturday
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

14 Sunday
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. Dvořák: “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.
http://theclassicalstation.org/features_request.shtml is the link to the SERP request page.

WCPE can be heard worldwide, 24/7, via the Web in multiple streaming formats, including the next generation IPv6. Visit TheClassicalStation.org/internet.shtml to begin listening online. Across North America, WCPE can be heard through cable television and radio transmission affiliates. For a complete list of affiliates and cable broadcasters, visit TheClassicalStation.org/rebroadcasters.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml.

In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.

For more information on WCPE, or to print a downloadable version of Quarter Notes, the WCPE member’s magazine, please visit TheClassicalStation.Org.

About WCPE:
With a 38 plus year history, WCPE 89.7 FM is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. For more information, visit http://www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.

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