Members of the Danish String Quartet carry on Scandinavian folk traditions by refurbishing old songs and writing a few new ones of their own.
Philadelphia's public school system has over 1,000 broken instruments.
Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner joins us to discuss Prokofiev's youthful piano composition "Toccata in D Minor" and his famous ballet "Romeo and Juliet."
An unlikely musical collaboration, Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet shatter boundaries of culture, genre, faith and ethnicity.
Nina Totenberg speaks with the new musical director of The National Symphony Orchestra, as the ensemble gears up to mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein.
Set in the California mining camps of the 1850s, Girls of the Golden West, sifts through themes that still weigh heavy today.
The Russian baritone known for his burnished voice died Wednesday. He announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.
Join moderator Robert Costa and award-winning journalists for discussion and analysis of the week's major stories.
Test your classical music IQ by clicking the play button to listen to the sound clips. Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!
WETA's mission is to produce and broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit that recognize viewers' and listeners' intelligence, curiosity and interest in the world around them.