January’s NSO Showcase features Baroque music expert Ton Koopman conducting Rebel’s Le Cahos, and Edward Gardner leading the NSO in Dvořák’s Cello Concerto and Berlioz’ Symphonie fantastique. All performances were recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Nicole Lacroix is the weekday afternoon host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.
James Jacobs can be heard evenings on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. His varied career has included performing on programs like A Prairie Home Companion and working as a producer for both recorded programs and concert broadcasts.
Classical WETA's online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.
In his newest work, <em>Falling Out of Time</em>, composer Osvaldo Golijov explores a painful subject — the death of a child. He was inspired by a unique literary work by Israeli writer David Grossman.