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Radio Productions

Classical WETA celebrates classical music and the vibrant arts and culture of the Washington area with specially produced radio and online features. 

Tune in to Classical WETA 90.9 FM or go to to learn more about these special programs.



Choral Showcase

Choral ensemble performing.

Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.

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Classical Conversations

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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Front Row Washington

Classical performances by top local musicians and ensembles at venues throughout the Washington area.

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NSO Showcase

NSO Showcase
NSO Showcase

Tune in to Classical WETA 90.9 FM on the first Wednesday of each month at 9 p.m. for performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives.

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Past Productions

A Tribute to Slava: Rostropovich Remembered

This special radio program, produced by and broadcast on Classical WETA, explored Mstislav Rostropovich's life and career. Rostropovich, music director of the National Symphony Orchestra from 1978 to 1994 led a triumphant return to Russia following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1990. He was one of the planet's finest cellists. Classical WETA Music Director and weekday morning host David Ginder produced and hosted the program. 


Other past productions

  • Center Stage from Wolf Trap (weekly, 2004-2005)
  • The Choral Arts Society of Washington Annual Choral Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. (2003, 2004)
  • Christmas from Washington with The Choral Arts Society (2003)
  • Christmas in August Concert (2004)
  • Dumbarton Concert Series on WETA (2002, 2003)
  • Fredericksburg Music Festival Concerts (2003, 2004)
  • Independence Day Concert by the Air Force Concert Band and the Singing Sergeants (2004, 2005)
  • Veterans Day Concert by the Choral Arts Society of Washington (2004)
  • The Washington Chorus Performance of Monteverdi's "Vespers of 1610" (2003)


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