The My Lai Massacre occurred 50 years ago this week in Vietnam. An opera featuring the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vanessa Vo tells the story of an American soldier who tried to stop his own troops.
When Edward Elgar debuted what came to be called his "Enigma Variations" in 1899, he left tantalizing clues in the score about a mystery contained in the music.
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas traces the history of classical music, revealing its power to present a variety of complex human emotions.
Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner draws comparisons between Bieber and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when they were both 18 years old.
The guitarist and arranger for one of the world's biggest rock bands is also a composer, whose work on Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film is up for an Oscar.
The young musician, whose career has begun to fully blossom, charts his own course, with successful stops at the Tchaikovsky Competition and Harvard University.
With a Pulitzer, an Oscar, five Grammys and over 100 works to his credit, the American composer is still hard at work.
WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation.
Classical WETA's online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.
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.
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.