This month, the Vivaldi Project, along with several concerts, has one of its most important events of the year: the Institute for Early Music on Modern Instruments. A select group of professional string players studies intensely for four days to learn a whole new way to think about, and play, music of the 18th century. The Vivaldi Project’s founder and director, violinist Elizabeth Field, gave Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley a look inside the Institute, including a quiz in which Marilyn had an “aha” moment about the practice of Baroque music.
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.Learn more →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
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