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.
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.
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.
Join moderator Robert Costa and award-winning journalists for discussion and analysis of the week's major stories.
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.
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.
This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.
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.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.