Russian-born American pianist Yuliya Gorenman joins the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra this Valentine's Day weekend for two performances of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major. Currently a professor of piano at American University, Gorenman's life story includes everything from selling coconuts on a beach in Italy, to performing the complete cycle of 32 Beethoven piano sonatas. Producer Deb Lamberton spoke with the irrepressible Ms. Gorenman, who has been called "a pianist without fear."
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 →