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.
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 →