The music of Avner Dorman has drawn standing ovations from audiences worldwide. His new piano concerto, Lost Souls, was written for local pianist Alon Goldstein. He will perform it with the Fairfax Symphony at George Mason Center for the Arts on Saturday March 13. Classical WETA's Marilyn Cooley spoke with the composer about how he created the concerto, and the pianist about how the piece speaks to him.
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Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →