Who knew that a little orchestra in America's Midwest, born in 1918, could grow up to be one of the world's best? Through a century of trials and triumphs, the Cleveland Orchestra still shines.
In a surprise move, the orchestra announced Wednesday that it is bringing composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen aboard as its music director, beginning in September 2020.
While conducting research at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, a music theory professor discovered manuscripts of music that haven't been heard since World War II.
Schubert, the Viennese composer who died at the age of 31 in 1828, is known for a number of memorable melodies, which he often composed to illustrate poems.
Sometimes it takes an outsider to see a culture clearly. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak's Ninth Symphony was an ode to what American music could become.
Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.
Classical music has a gatekeeping problem. Through her label-defying music and commitment to mentorship, Mazzoli is fighting to correct that.
Step back in time to this dramatic decade, when political and social forces transformed a sleepy southern town into a world-renowned city.
Classical WETA's online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day.
Where should you go for the most important meal of the day? Explore two dozen delicious suggestions throughout the Capital region.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.