Cellist Han-Na Chang has established an extraordinary international career, performing regularly on the most prestigious concert stages of Europe, North America and Asia. She first won recognition for her exceptional musical gifts in 1994 when at the age of 11 she won both the First Prize and the Contemporary Music Prize at the Fifth Rostropovich International Cello Competition in Paris. Last year, she was Associate Conductor at the Castleton Festival, working with festival founder and artistic director Lorin Maazel. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Ms. Chang about her love of playing the cello and conducting, and about bringing the music of Beethoven to the Castleton audience, a performance that will be featured on Front Row Washington Monday night, June 27th, at 9:00.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →