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WCPE Preview! Features Soprano Talise Trevigne

01-10-2008 01:59 PM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: WCPE

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Interview to Air Sunday, January 13

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (January 9, 2008)— announces today that it’s weekly program, Preview!, will feature an interview with soprano Talise Trevigne. The interview will air during the station’s Sunday, January 13 program that runs from 6-9 p.m.

Highlighting the discussion will be Trevigne’s upcoming lead performance as Lucia in The Opera Company of North Carolina’s rendition of Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor.” Performances will run January 17, 19 and 20 in the Fletcher Opera Theatre in Raleigh, N.C.

“Talise Trevigne is acclaimed for the magnificent beauty of her voice, and for how she captivates audiences with her stunning presence,” says Deana Vassar, Preview! host. “She's definitely a star to watch, we're thrilled that she's coming to town.”

Trevigne has received international praise for her performances with the Birmingham Opera (UK), the Almeida Opera in London, Opera San José and at the Caramoor International Festival. In addition, Trevigne has been a featured soloist at numerous benefits including those for The San Francisco Aids Foundation, The Names Project and the September 11 Memorial Concert.

Preview! is a weekly feature that airs every Sunday evening from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. ET and presents the latest in classical recordings and upcoming classical events. WCPE’s 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

About WCPE:
With a 29-year history, WCPE is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor’s leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Other radio stations and cable television systems can rebroadcast Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. Quarter Notes, the WCPE Program Guide, is published four times a year as a means to enhance appreciation and understanding of classical music. It is distributed to station supporters and is also available online at For more information, visit TheClassicalStation.Org or call 1-800-556-5178.

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About Talise Trevigne:
Talise Trevigne is a singer noted for the "sheer beauty of her voice" and "exquisite stage presence." She has collaborated with many acclaimed artists including Marilyn Home, James Morris, Warren Jones, and Roger Vignoles. Ms. Trevigne made her operatic début under the direction of Maestro Julius Rudel in La Traviata and Don Giovanni in Aspen. She has performed principal roles in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Les Malheurs D'Orphée, Nerea in Händel's Deidamia, Norina in Don Pasquale, Constance in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Miranda in The Tempest, and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier. Equally at home on the concert stage, orchestral and recital performances have included Cantaloube's Chants D'Auvergne, Phedon in Satie's Socrate, Mahler's Second Symphony, Barber's Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Prayers of Kierkegaard, Mozart's Missa Brevis and Exsultate jubilate, and Haydn's Creation, and was a featured soloist on the Trinity Concert Series in New York singing rare works of Maurice Delage, Purcell and Nin-Culmell. Trevigne is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where she earned a B.M. and M.M. For more information visit

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