Who knew that a little orchestra in America's Midwest, born in 1918, could grow up to be one of the world's best? Through a century of trials and triumphs, the Cleveland Orchestra still shines.
In a surprise move, the orchestra announced Wednesday that it is bringing composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen aboard as its music director, beginning in September 2020.
While conducting research at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, a music theory professor discovered manuscripts of music that haven't been heard since World War II.
Schubert, the Viennese composer who died at the age of 31 in 1828, is known for a number of memorable melodies, which he often composed to illustrate poems.
Sometimes it takes an outsider to see a culture clearly. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak's Ninth Symphony was an ode to what American music could become.
Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.
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.
Choral Showcase returns with a program of Easter-themed music by Mozart, Dvořák, Barber, and Bach.
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Are you in kindergarten, first, second or third grade? Starting with, “I walked out into my neighborhood and…,” tell us your story for a chance to win one of our many prizes!
Next stop: history! Our reimagined Historical D.C. Metro Map highlights real and sometimes quirky stories along your commute route.
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