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.
WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation.
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!
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.