On Saturday June 4, the National Philharmonic takes the stage at its home, the Music Center at Strathmore, for an all-Tchaikovsky program, featuring violinist Soovin Kim in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Maestro Piotr Gajewski stopped by to talk with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about how he chose the other work on the program, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, why it is so effective, and more.
Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.See all broadcast times →
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 →
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 →
WETA's mission is to produce and broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit that recognize viewers' and listeners' intelligence, curiosity and interest in the world around them.Learn more →