Jose Serebrier, one of the most recorded conductors of our time, is well known for recording less often played music — giving such pieces a chance, as the Maestro likes to say. His recent 2-CD set on Naxos of the complete ballet music from Giuseppe Verdi's operas is a great example, and includes some recently re-discovered music. Classical WETA's David Ginder spoke with Mo. Serebrier about the project, which is featured as our CD Pick of the Week starting June 25, 2012.
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →