WPAS brings French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie to the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater on Friday, April 11th at 7:30 pm for a brilliant and virtuosic recital of works, including Chopin ballades and waltzes, and Liszt transcriptions of Wagner's opera music. He shares his thoughts about Chopin with Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton, and reveals his secret to performing the incredibly difficult Liszt orchestral transcriptions.
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 →
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