The hair-raising finale of Rossini's version of Shakespeare's Othello rivals even Verdi's masterful setting of the drama.
This week's show features the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra with Music Director Ward Stare performing with some America’s best young classical musicians.
Ukrainian-born pianist Stanislav Khristenko joins Russia’s internationally acclaimed clarinetist, Valentin Uryupin for a unique program recorded at the Phillips Collection.
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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In this age of Twitter and Snapchat, we boil essays down to 140 characters, and videos can be no more than a handful of seconds. But what about a classical concerto? Can it be boiled down?
An odd little tune the outgoing British prime minister sang in front of No. 10 Downing St. has inspired a bit of analysis — and a rash of arrangements and tributes.
Henryk Górecki's rather simple arrangement of a folk song from the Kurpie region of northeast Poland holds power beyond its purpose.
From ragtime to our time, from Scott Joplin to Stephen Sondheim, we've cooked up a five-hour super set of music for your holiday.
The best albums of the first half of a year stuffed with (far) more than its share of heartbreak, surprise, innovation and beauty.
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Who is your classical composer personality match?
Maestro Melear returns to Wolf Trap
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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.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
Where should you go for the most important meal of the day? Explore two dozen delicious suggestions throughout the Capital region.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.