The National Chamber Players, led by Artistic Director James Lee, perform a program of Brahms, Haydn and Tchaikovsky, recorded at Episcopal High School in Alexandria.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
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VivaLaVoce features a complete opera from the extensive Classical WETA library each evening, ranging from classic recordings to recent releases.
Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.
The composer passed away a little over a year ago. Two final works, a film score for The Magnificent Seven and a horn concerto, prove that his emotional approach to storytelling endures.
The New York composer is one of 23 individuals picked this year for the prestigious annual prize, which comes with $625,000.
Violence against women, and a smart storyteller from the Arabian Nights, inspired John Adams' "dramatic symphony," featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz.
A remarkable American composer was also one of the country's finest critics. Another leading critic reflects on both his predecessor's work and music journalism today.
Young musicians from a Paraguayan slum have toured the world with instruments made of garbage. They've played with Stevie Wonder and for the Pope. Now they're in a documentary.
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Who is your classical composer personality match?
PostClassical Ensemble's Mozart, "Amadeus", and the Gran Partita
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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.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.
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!
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.
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Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.