The music of Igor Stravinsky was "forbidden fruit" for Russians growing up in the Soviet Union. How do Russian performers interpret his music today? You can find out April 8-10, as the Music Center at Strathmore in cooperation with the Post-Classical Ensemble presents "The Stravinsky Project." From five Russian pianists to three music historians, films, photographs, and an American premiere of Les Noces featuring a waist-length bearded pianola player from London, there's something for everyone in this three day imersion experience. Deb Lamberton spoke with Post-Classical Ensemble Music Director Angel Gil-Ordóñez and Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz about the event.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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