Pianist, composer, poet, and MacArthur Fellow Stephen Hough joins the National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Hugh Wolff April 24-26 for an all-French program that includes Saint-Saens' Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 ("Egyptian"). Classical WETA evening host Nicole LaCroix caught up with Mr. Hough backstage at the Kennedy Center, where they discussed the "Egyptian" concerto, the Internet, and Mr. Hough's work as a composer.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.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 →