Ten years ago, Costanzo had surgery that threatened to destroy his singing voice. Now the countertenor is starring as a gender-fluid Egyptian pharaoh in a new production by the Metropolitan Opera.
Joker is a psychological character study of a disturbed man who turns violent. To give the comic book villain human depth, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir had to dig deep and empathize with the character.
One of the most prominent composers of the late 20th century has died. Georgia's Giya Kancheli wrote music full of light, shade and an incandescent longing. He was 84 years old.
Jessye Norman died on Monday at the age of 74.
Norman was one of the leading African American opera figures in a time when there were fewer than now. The soprano won four Grammys and the National Medal of Arts.
A video posted on Twitter by the LAPD shows the woman, her hair pulled up in pigtails and arms loaded with bags, singing a famous Puccini aria, and hitting every note.
The musician, songwriter, composer and producer has made a name for himself by playing with the likes of Amanda Palmer.
After nearly a year, the 103-year-old orchestra's musicians and management are still at odds over a new contract. Its new season is scheduled to begin on Saturday.
This WETA TV 26 production offers an unfiltered look at the local restaurant scene via a panel of citizen reviewers sharing their favorite eateries and dining experiences.
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Since 2007, photographer Lloyd Wolf and collaborators have been documenting Arlington's Columbia Pike corridor, one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the nation.
The daily adventures of 10-year-old Alaska native Molly Mabray, her family, her dog Suki and her friends Tooey and Trini.
Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog!
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.