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.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →
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 →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →