Tito is an opera appreciated for its elegance and for Mozart’s unquenchable humanity.
Canadian Brass performs music by Handel, Bach, and others at The Barns at Wolf Trap.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
James Jacobs can be heard Tuesday through Friday evenings on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. His varied career has included performing on programs like A Prairie Home Companion and working as a producer for both recorded programs and concert broadcasts.
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The young composer's opera, which debuted at the Los Angeles Opera, was inspired by her own experience as a survivor of sexual assault.
The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, is celebrating 50 years of bringing music, theater and dance to a part of the country where many are surprised to find it.
Nézet-Séguin uses every part of his body when he conducts — including his eyes, eyebrows, shoulders and feet. He's the music director at New York's Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Music and the human brain. A neuroscientist and opera singer guides us through the science of how and why music moves us.
Steve Inskeep speaks with superstar pianist Lang Lang about his new album, Piano Book, a reexamination of the classical music repertory he learned as child.
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Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!
Learn what's happening in the world of classical music.
Opera Lafayette presents Stradella's La Susanna
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington. WETA Around Town's Robert Aubry Davis, a fixture in the Washington-area arts scene, hosts the program.
Live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians, recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap.
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.
Are you in kindergarten, first, second or third grade? Starting with, “I walked out into my neighborhood and…,” tell us your story for a chance to win one of our many prizes!
Next stop: history! Our reimagined Historical D.C. Metro Map highlights real and sometimes quirky stories along your commute route.
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