This most ambitious work of Hector Berlioz is based on Virgil's ancient epic poem Aeneid.
The Brentano Quartet performs music by Beethoven, and more!
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
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The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first major U.S. orchestra to play in Soweto, South Africa. The orchestra's tour of the country grew out of its conductor's work with youth orchestras there.
America's top orchestras are programming little or no music by women. Philadelphia has now included two works by female composers. A month ago it had zero.
Written in the thick of WWII, Aaron Copland's piece seems to have hope woven between its notes. Mandalit del Barco asks why so many who hear it, from presidents to prog rockers, are still so moved.
Insects have been an inspiration in music for centuries, starring in pieces from "Flight of the Bumblebee" to Mastodon's "March of the Fire Ants."
Knussen, who wrote symphonies, chamber music and operas, is likely best known for his collaborations with children's author Maurice Sendak on adaptions like 1979's Where The Wild Things Are.
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Who is your classical composer personality match?
Jose-Luis Novo and "Mediterranean Images" with the Annapolis Symphony
Dr. Dana Marsh named Artistic Director
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
Step back in time to this dramatic decade, when political and social forces transformed a sleepy southern town into a world-renowned city.
Live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians, recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap.
Re:Dream is an immersive, digital-first project taking a look at what it means to "make it" in the 21st century.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog!
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.