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.
AMA heads to the Nantucket Film Festival with François Clemmons. Known for his role as Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he reflects on his life and the film Won't You Be My Neighbor?
WETA TV 26 remembers the unique places and people of Washington's past. Through archival footage and original interviews, discover the locales that defined the city.
Choral Showcase will feature performances by the Washington Bach Consort from the past year, each conducted by one of the five candidates for the position of artistic director.
George Jones III joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and volunteered to be a combat medic in Vietnam. Today, his work as a wood turner reminds him of the many second chances he's received throughout his life.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?
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