A listener's guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.
How do you decide between two different life passions? After years of struggling to choose, neuroscientist and operatic soprano Indre Viskontas learned that science and opera can inform the other.
For nearly 200 years, Beethoven's epic Ninth Symphony, with its powerful "Ode to Joy," has inspired millions. Now conductor Marin Alsop takes it on a world tour.
One of classical music's most beloved and widely heard conductors died Saturday. Born in secret in Nazi-occupied Latvia, he went on to a stunning international career.
Milwaukee Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was carrying his rare Stradivarius violin out to the parking lot after a show when he was suddenly attacked. The violin, worth millions, was stolen.
We talk about the daring third symphony of Louise Farrenc, a 19th-century French composer who made her mark then but is little known now.
Black Violin's new album is called "Take The Stairs."
Roman Totenberg was a virtuoso violinist whose rare Stradivarius was stolen in 1980.
From secret histories to off-the-beaten path landmarks, WETA Neighborhoods reveals the lesser-known aspects of our favorite greater Washington surroundings.
Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.
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