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WCPE FM Offers Tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven


December 10, 2013 --
WCPE FM Offers Tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven

Wake Forest, N.C. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013

William Woltz, Music Director for WCPE,, announces today that in recognition of Ludwig van Beethovens birthday WCPE is offering a Festival December 14 through 16, 2013.

This year we have pre-festival highlights: Bob Chapman presents Ludwig van Beethovens Leonore in Opera House on December 12, offers Woltz. Then we devote the Friday evening Concert Hall to the chamber music of Beethoven.

Starting Saturday, December 14, you can enjoy Beethovens greatest symphonies, sonatas, concertos and more," he adds. We culminate with the glorious Ninth Symphony during Monday Night at the Symphony on December 16.

Here is a listing of the Festival from Quarter Notes:

14 Saturday
8:00 a.m. Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio
9:00 a.m. Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B-flat
10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 in C Minor
11:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 1 in C
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 8 in C Minor (Pathétique)
5:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 8 in F

15 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Beethoven: Andante Favori in F
11:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 21 in C (Waldstein)
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 in E-flat (Eroica)
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D
4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 4 in G

16 Monday
8:00 a.m. Beethoven: Leonore Overture no. 3
9:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F (Pastoral)
10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat (Archduke)
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 17 in D Minor (Tempest)
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C Minor
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat (Emperor)
5:00 p.m. Beethoven: Overture to Egmont
7:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
8:00 p.m. Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture
9:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D Minor (Choral)

On Saturday you can request your favorite Beethoven at

WCPEs live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, local cable television systems and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at:

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, please visit TheClassicalStation.Org.

Media Contact:
Curtis Brothers

About WCPE:
Since 1978 WCPE 89.7 FM has been dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is one of the first community-supported stations to stream on the Internet. The programming is available on our own satellite channel and on multiple Internet streams, including IPv6. WCPE receives no tax-derived support, rather depends on tax-deductible support through on-air fundraising and mail-out campaigns. More information can be found at or by calling 919-556-5178.


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