NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon, discusses the Kennedy Center’s Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna festival with WETA’s Deb Lamberton. The Festival highlights the rich musical heritage of three European cities whose contributions to the arts world have been appreciated for centuries. Featuring the Washington National Opera’s Così fan tutte, National Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, various chamber music concerts and a theater production by Hungary’s Katona Józef Theatre.
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 →
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 →