After 31 seasons with the National Symphony Orchestra, associate concertmaster Elisabeth Adkins is moving to Texas Christian University, home of the Van Cliburn Competition, to head up their violin program. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Elisabeth and her husband, pianist Edward Newman, about their music-making lives here in the DC area, and about their farewell recital at Washington Conservatory of Music, broadcast Monday night, July 21st at 9:00 pm on Front Row Washington.
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Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
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Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →