Years of conducting a world-famous orchestra have shown Benjamin Zander the power of classical music. He says music speaks to our emotions — and has the ability to reach everybody.
One hundred fifty composers, from the 12th century to today, are part of The Psalms Experience, performances of all 150 psalms during Lincoln Center's White Light Festival in New York.
She smokes and drinks and brings men to their knees just by crooning a breathy Habanera. She's Carmen, the supreme diva of operatic femmes fatales, the controversial heroine of Bizet's popular opera.
Whether listening in the car, at the gym, or while making dinner, these programs are a great way to quickly learn about the sometimes intimidating world of classical music.
For 35 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to the PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television.
Test your classical music IQ by clicking the play button to listen to the sound clips. Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!
George Jones III joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and volunteered to be a combat medic in Vietnam. Today, his work as a wood turner reminds him of the many second chances he's received throughout his life.
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.
Holley Watts reflects on her experience as a "Donut Dolly" — women who volunteered for a Red Cross program to provide a "touch of home" to American soldiers stationed in Vietnam.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.