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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

Marissa Regni and Nicholas Stovall on Bach's Oboe and Violin Concerto

NSO Principal second violinist Marissa Regni and Principal oboist Nicholas Stovall discuss their upcoming performance of JS Bach's Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor, one of the featured works in an all-Bach concert conducted by Helmuth Rilling at the Kennedy Center December 4-6.

Garrick Ohlsson performs Busoni with NSO

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson speaks with Deb Lamberton about performing Busoni's Piano Concerto with the NSO.

Anne-Sophie Mutter. (Photo by Tina Tahir)

Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Mutter Virtuosi

Classical WETA's David Ginder chats with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.

Ana-Marija Markovina

Pianist Ana-Marija Markovina

Pianist Ana-Marija Markovina speaks with Classical WETA's Bill Bukowski about her recent recording project: the complete solo keyboard works of CPE Bach.

Aaron Goldman, NSO Principal Flute

NSO Principal Flute Aaron Goldman performs Mozart's 2nd flute concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra November 13 and 15, 2014. 

Jamie Barton

Jamie Barton at Wolf Trap

Classical WETA's David Ginder speaks with Wolf Trap Opera Alumna, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton.

Lois Narvey and friends

Lois Narvey

Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton visited harpsichord teacher Lois Narvey at her Levine Music studio to explore the importance of Rameau's keyboard music.

Ray Chen

Violinist Ray Chen

Taiwanese-Australian violinist Ray Che speaks with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about his return to Washington for his Washington Performing Arts debut.

Ryan Brown. Credit: Naomi Redder

Ryan Brown

Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix sat down with Ryan Brown to discuss Opera Lafayette's performance of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt).

Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton talks with Grammy-winning organist Paul Jacobs.