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PBS Great Performances at the Met: Carmen

Ahead of the airing of PBS Great Performances at the Met: Carmen on WETA PBS and WETA Metro, Linda Carducci shares a synopsis of this Bizet favorite and guide to the production.


Summer of Concerts

We offer weekly concert recommendations in and out of the DMV for a classical getaway this summer, from Wolf Trap inside the beltway to various star-studded music festivals along the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • Barbara Strozzi

    Women of the Baroque

    John Banther speaks with soprano Paulina Francisco about music written by women in the 17th century ahead of the program she curated with Washington Bach Consort titled Women of the Baroque.

  • Inna Faliks

    A Conversation with Pianist Inna Faliks

    John Banther speaks with pianist Inna Faliks ahead of her upcoming program at the National Gallery of Art commemorating International Women's Day.

  • March NSO Showcase

    Nicole Lacroix reflects on the March NSO Showcase program, with music from Austria, England, and France. Enjoy selections by Johann Strauss Jr, Ravel, Vaughan Williams, and more.

  • Chopin

    Chopin Celebration

    We are celebrating Chopin's birthday with a Chopin-spree and the coverage of the 68th Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition taking place in DC!

  • La Scala

    A Night to Remember: The NSO at La Scala

    Nicole Lacroix shares her experience of hearing the National Symphony Orchestra at La Scala in Milan during their European Tour with Gianandrea Noseda.

  • Michael and Nicole

    Ciao from Milan: NSO Tour Dispatch

    Host Nicole Lacroix is in Milan to catch the National Symphony Orchestra at La Scala in Milan! She sends us a dispatch of her time in Milan and shares a glimpse of the beautiful sites she enjoyed.

  • Chopin

    Chopin and the Piano

    Ahead of Chopin's birthday on March 1, Matthew Dayton shares his thoughts on Chopin as the inventor of modern piano music.