If you were to think of the June NSO Showcase as an OREO® cookie, the chocolate bits would be Mozart, and the cream filling would be Haydn and Gershwin.
Wolf Trap Opera's 2015 production of The Ghosts of Versailles, which played to sold-out houses and garnered critical acclaim, is available for free online viewing until September 22, 2016.
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History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
VivaLaVoce features a complete opera from the extensive Classical WETA library each evening, ranging from classic recordings to recent releases.
From the ashes of bankruptcy, can a rebooted company relive its glory days? Its new general director discusses the past, present and future.
You may be familiar with Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. But did you know Mendelssohn's sister Fanny and Schumman's wife Clara were accomplished composers, too?
When the young composer Tõnu Kõrvits puts a lush, new spin on an old song by one of his compatriots, the long line of singing traditions in Estonia continues unbroken.
Hear re-imagined pre-Colombian music and arias from the jungles of Brazil and beyond, chosen with the help of Tom Huizenga from NPR Music's Deceptive Cadence.
Contrasting symphonies by the brilliant but troubled Dmitri Shostakovich get deluxe treatments from conductor Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony.
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Joseph Horowitz on Wagner in America
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Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
Tune in to Classical WETA 90.9 FM on the first Wednesday of each month at 9 p.m. for performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives.
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens play the classics in concert.
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
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For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.