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.
Goerke, who's singing in the current Metropolitan Opera Ring cycle, overcame a vocal crisis to become one of today's leading dramatic sopranos.
On his new album titled c.1300-c.2000, the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass.
To mark the sesquicentennial of the composer's death — and a new box set of recordings — Berlioz biographer David Cairns celebrates the one-time musical misfit from France.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.
Take beautiful classical music with you on-the-go with our new Classical WETA mobile app. Now available in the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store.
Where should you go for the most important meal of the day? Explore two dozen delicious suggestions throughout the Capital region.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog!
WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.