WCPE FM's Invitation to the Dance

WCPE FM's Invitation to the Dance WCPE's Music Director William Woltz announces a celebration of Great Ballet Music, September 21-24, 2017.

"Enjoy complete musical performances of some of your favorite ballets," offers Woltz. "We will hear complete musical performances of some of your favorite ballets, including Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty and Delibes's Coppélia, plus selected ballet highlights each day."

Here are highlights of the celebration:

21 Thursday
9:00 a.m. Copland: Rodeo
10:00 a.m. Khachaturian: Selections from Spartacus
1:00 p.m. Mozart: Ballet Music from Idomeneo, King of Crete
2:00 p.m. Prokofiev: Suite from Cinderella
3:00 p.m. Holst: The Planets
5:00 p.m. Ravel: "The Fairy Garden"

22 Friday
8:00 a.m. Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
9:00 a.m. Handel: Terpsichore Ballet
10:00 a.m. Delibes: Coppélia
1:00 p.m. Khachaturian: Gayne
7:00 p.M. Adam: Giselle
9:00 p.m. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite

23 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
12:00 p.m. Khachaturian: Selections from Circus
3:00 p.m. Glazunov: Raymonda

24 Sunday
12:00 p.m. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite no. 2
1:00 p.m. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Suites nos. 1-3
4:00 p.m. Shchedrin: Carmen Ballet
5:00 p.m. Debussy: Toy Box Ballet

"Curl up in a comfy chair or slip on your own dancing shoes," concludes Woltz.
On Saturday you may request your favorites at the Saturday Evening Request Program.<


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