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Classical 101February 13, 2018

Romantic Pieces by Black Composers

Pictured: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor At WDAV, the month of February brings with it two great programming opportunities. Though we play a wide selection of classical music throughout the year, in February we get to highlight certain pieces as we celebrate both Black History Month and Valentine’s Day. It may seem that the calendar coincidence is all that

Classical 101February 7, 2018

William Grant Still: A Music-Maker and a Groundbreaker

The composer’s work “Troubled Island” was the first opera composed by an African American to be produced by a major opera house

@WDAVDecember 20, 2017

Holiday Treats from WDAV

WDAV staff share some stories of their favorite holiday treats

Classical 101December 14, 2017

Happy Birthday Beethoven!

Most people know the basics of Beethoven’s life, but what might you have missed about this famous composer’s life?

Arts FeatureNovember 9, 2017

Defiant Requiem: We Sing What We Cannot Say

Two upcoming events in Charlotte demonstrate how music was used as resistance in a Nazi concentration camp