The National Symphony Orchestra opens their 2013-14 season with the celebratory Season Opening Ball Concert Sunday night, September 29th in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach spoke with Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton about the gala event's music and guest artists, including cellist Yo-Yo Ma and organist Cameron Carpenter.
Be sure to tune in for all the excitement Wednesday morning, October 2nd at 11:00 AM as Classical WETA presents an exclusive broadcast of the NSO Season Opening Ball Concert, hosted by Nicole Lacroix.
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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 →