WZPE 90.1FM

WZPE 90.1FM
“Great Classical Music”
Studio Request Line: (800) 556-5178
Website: https://theclassicalstation.org
Format: Classical
Wake Forest, North Carolina

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On September 18 we observe the birthday of Russian soprano Anna Netrebko (1971-). Conductor Valery Gergiev gave Ms. Netrebko her start and mentored her early on in her career. Her website is https://t.co/WRVmFrqy43 Photo: https://t.co/848grBMHgJ #wcpe #theclassicalstation

On September 17 we observe the birthdays of Italian composer Saverio Mercadante (1795-1870), American composer Charles Griffes (1884-1920), and Dutch composer Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981). More at our website. Photos: https://t.co/848grBMHgJ #wcpe #theclassicalstation

On September 16 we observe the birthday of Hildegard von Bingen, OSB. This 12th-century genius was a Benedictine abbess. She was also a prolific writer and composer whose music we play from time to time on Great Sacred Music and Peaceful Reflections.

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