LA Opera performs Georges Bizet's opera, Carmen, under the direction of James Conlon.
Violinist Christian Tetzla, cellist Tanja Tetzlaff, and pianist Lars Vogt perform music by Schubert and Shostakovich at Wolf Trap.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
James Jacobs can be heard Tuesday through Friday 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.
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Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.
The composer, whose music fused many styles with a singular voice, constantly broke new ground. He was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
Born 100 years ago on Aug. 25, 1918, Bernstein was a larger-than-life character — on stage as a conductor, at the piano as a composer, on TV as an educator and in a sometimes tangled personal life.
Need to beef up on Leonard Bernstein? Hear the musical polymath's most delightful tunes, from West Side Story classics to surprises from Aretha Franklin, Tom Waits and Selena.
If the celebrated cellist could soundtrack his life, the music would be J.S. Bach's six Cello Suites. Yo-Yo Ma explains why they mean the world to him while he played the music at the NPR offices.
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Joshua Bell and Scottish Fantasy
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation.
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens play the classics in concert.
Where should you go for the most important meal of the day? Explore two dozen delicious suggestions throughout the Capital region.
Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
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