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Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians, here at the Classical WETA studios.

Classical WETA's on-air hosts interview prominent classical music performers, composers and artists in this series of intimate audio conversations recorded for

Gisele Becker

Gisele Becker

Cantate Chamber Singers' Gisèle Becker on Curlew River.

Daniil Trifonov

Daniil Trifonov

Young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, winner of both the Tchaikovsky and Rubenstein competitions, joins the National Symphony Orchestra March 13-15, 2014 to perform Rachnaminoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.  Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton speaks with Mr. Trifonov about the work, and about the new CD of his sold-out February 2013 Carnegie Hall recital, just released on Deutsche Grammophon.

Brian Ganz

Brian Ganz

Marilyn Cooley talks with Brian Ganz, who continues his Chopin Project with performances of Chopin's First Piano Concerto this weekend with the National Philharmonic.

Antony Walker

Washington Concert Opera conductor Antony Walker

Bill Bukowski chats with Antony Walker, Conductor and Artistic Director of Washington Concert Opera, about WCO's performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Il corsaro.

Kim Witman

Kim Witman

Nicole Lacroix talks with Wolf Trap Opera Company Director Kim Witman about the upcoming production of Winterreise.

Visionary Women at The Cathedral

Bill Bukowski talks with J. Reilly Lewis of the Cathedral Choral Society about the "Visionary Women" program (in February 2014) in tribute to Joan of Arc and Hildegard of Bingen.

David Hardy and Daniel Foster

The NSO's Don Quixote

David Ginder chats with NSO principals David Hardy and Daniel Foster about the NSO's Don Quixote performances.

Tempesta di Mare

Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone of Tempesta di Mare

Marilyn Cooley talks with Tempesta di Mare's, Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone about the group's upcoming concert with the Folger Consort.

Gisèle Becker

The Cantate Chamber Singers new season celebrates Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday.

Friends of Classical Music

Deb Lamberton recaps a recent Friends of Classical Music event.