If you search You Tube for "House of Flying Fingers", you'll see a young lady blazing through Arcadi Volodos' wickedly difficult arrangement of the Rondo Alla Turca by Mozart. That's Yuja Wang, a 22-year-old phenom who's performing Prokofiev's 2nd Piano Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra. After rehearsal, she spoke with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton about her music-making, and her debut album.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.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 →
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →