This week's show features a 14-year-old pianist performing Prelude in G Sharp Minor, Op. 32 No. 12 by Rachmaninoff and more!
Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.
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The Ariel Quartet performs music by Haydn and Mozart with pianist Alon Goldstein in a recital recorded at the National Gallery of Art.
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John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.
Mira Wang, protege of the late virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg, this week debuted his Ames Stradivarius, stolen 37 years ago and reclaimed in 2015. "It's like meeting a new stranger," she says.
Classical music writer Fran Hoepfner recalls her days as a young percussionist learning to play the groundbreaking Russian ballet music.
How do you attract a more diverse audience at the opera? One answer is to produce operas with characters that look more like the general citizenry.
NSO conductor Steven Reineke led some 70 musicians in performing the interludes you hear between All Things Considered stories.
The Academy has a history of baffling picks for Best Score — but this year's nominees are so daring and startling that it's hard to go wrong.
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SHIFT: Grant Llewellyn, North Carolina Symphony Music Director
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SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras
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Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
Step back in time to this dramatic decade, when political and social forces transformed a sleepy southern town into a world-renowned city.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
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