Our CD Pick of the Week for October 1-7 is the first installment of Leif Ove Andsnes' project The Beethoven Journey. He's recording the complete Beethoven piano concertos over the next couple of seasons with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and this first release features the First and Third Concertos. Andsnes spoke with Classical WETA's Marilyn Cooley about the project, playing Beethoven, and more.
The co-production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures, WETA and Ark Media, produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.Watch a preview →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.Watch now →