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Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Performs Handel’s Messiah

The holiday season is a time for traditions: baking sugar cookies using mom’s special recipe, buying that one new ornament to add to your collection, having a gingerbread house decorating contest with the entire family. For many classical music lovers, … Continue reading

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Davidson College Receives $45 Million Investment – Largest Gift Ever!

Davidson College is excited to announce the largest gift in its history: a $45 million grant from The Duke Endowment to transform the academic heart of its campus. Beginning in 2013 with a comprehensive construction/renovation plan for six academic buildings, … Continue reading

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WDAV Visits The Holy City for Spoleto Festival USA

In production of this season of SummerStages, WDAV traveled to Charleston, SC for one of the world”s top summer music festivals: Spoleto Festival USA. While there, we enjoyed performances at the festival’s many venues as well the outstanding culinary offerings of … Continue reading

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Olympic Focus: South Africa

As the 2012 London Olympics moves into its fifth day of competition, world records continue to be broken. Last Sunday, twenty-four-year-old South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh earned a gold medal in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke. In the process, … Continue reading

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Olympic Focus: Kazakhstan

On Sunday, Kazakhstan won its second gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics. Records were broken. Physical boundaries were pushed. Kilograms in amounts unfathomable to us Americans – don’t worry, I’ll convert for you – were lifted. That’s right, ladies … Continue reading

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WDAV Says Goodbye to Beloved Colleague and Friend Ruskin Cooper.

On Wednesday, July 18, Davidson lost a kindhearted and talented member of its community. Ruskin Cooper, Artist Associate for piano at Davidson College, passed away peacefully among his family after losing consciousness due to cardiac arrest. To honor our friend, … Continue reading

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Frank Dominguez Honored at Con A de Arte

WDAV Program Director Frank Dominguez will receive the Leading Latino Artist Award for his role as host/producer of Concierto, WDAV’s bilingual Spanish/English classical music program, Saturday, June 16 at the Main Library in uptown Charlotte. The award will be given … Continue reading

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WDAV France Tour 2012!

Enjoy some photos from the recent WDAV group trip to France with 18 Classical Public Radio Supporters, hosted by Frank Dominguez! Slideshow requires Macromedia Flash.

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