The My Lai Massacre occurred 50 years ago this week in Vietnam. An opera featuring the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vanessa Vo tells the story of an American soldier who tried to stop his own troops.
When Edward Elgar debuted what came to be called his "Enigma Variations" in 1899, he left tantalizing clues in the score about a mystery contained in the music.
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas traces the history of classical music, revealing its power to present a variety of complex human emotions.
Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner draws comparisons between Bieber and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when they were both 18 years old.
The guitarist and arranger for one of the world's biggest rock bands is also a composer, whose work on Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film is up for an Oscar.
The young musician, whose career has begun to fully blossom, charts his own course, with successful stops at the Tchaikovsky Competition and Harvard University.
From secret histories to off-the-beaten path landmarks, WETA Neighborhoods reveals the lesser-known aspects of our favorite greater Washington surroundings.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.
Re:Dream is an immersive, digital-first project taking a look at what it means to "make it" in the 21st century.
Are you in kindergarten, first, second or third grade? Starting with, “I walked out into my neighborhood and…,” tell us your story for a chance to win one of our many prizes!
Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog!
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.