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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America's top orchestras are presenting little if any music written by women next season. Why is that?
With work spanning much of the Soviet era, the conductor served as an important and prominent conduit between Russia and the West. He died Saturday at age 87.
Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star in the U.K. classical world, wants to serve as an inspiration for musicians even younger than he is.
The Scottish-born musician, still busy writing music, celebrates her 90th birthday on May 27.
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Carol Jantsch, Principal Tuba of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
From secret histories to off-the-beaten path landmarks, WETA Neighborhoods reveals the lesser-known aspects of our favorite greater Washington surroundings.
Choral Showcase returns with a program of Easter-themed music by Mozart, Dvořák, Barber, and Bach.
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!
Art instructor Roey Ebert helps guide budding young artists step-by-step through the painting process in the new how-to series Roey's Paintbox.
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