The next concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra includes the world premiere of a tribute to the Potomac River and the city of Alexandria titled River Poem, by music director Kim Allen Kluge and his wife, Kathryn Vassar Kluge. Maestro Kluge stopped by the Classical WETA studios to chat with Marilyn Cooley about the new piece, which was commissioned by Virginia Bronze, and is scored for full orchestra, double choir, and handbell ensemble.
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 →
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 →
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