Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the power of ballet and her memories of watching choreographer George Balanchine bring the music of Tchaikovsky to life with the New York City Ballet.
A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.
Betty Hauck's long career in classical music included playing at the White House for the Kennedys, and in a string quartet with Yo-Yo Ma. But at the age of 65, she retired because she could no longer hear well enough to perform.
A collaboration between three prominent artistic voices — singer Lawrence Brownlee, composer Tyshawn Sorey and poet Terrance Hayes — examines what it means to be a black man in America today.
A panel of experts takes the pulse of opera today and discuss its possibilities for the future.
A production of Ricky Ian Gordon's opera in New York's Lower East Side marks the anniversary of one of America's deadliest industrial accidents.
Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.
Live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians, recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap.
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion.
Holley Watts reflects on her experience as a "Donut Dolly" — women who volunteered for a Red Cross program to provide a "touch of home" to American soldiers stationed in Vietnam.
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.