This week's show recorded in New York features amazing performances and inspiring stories from some of America's best young classical musicians.
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Classical performances by top local musicians and ensembles at venues throughout the Washington area.
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Rich Kleinfeldt is a part time host for Classical WETA 90.9 FM. A professional musician, teacher and lecturer, Rich also hosts Center Stage at Wolf Trap.
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.
Celebrate the sunniest of seasons with the German prodigy's timeless Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream.
What happens when cultural doors open between the U.S. and Cuba? Beautiful moments like this mix of Mozart and a Cuban classic — with Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein and an orchestra from Havana.
With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations.
Jason Haaheim was a senior scientist at a nanotech company before deciding he wanted to play in a professional orchestra. He's now principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
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Antony Walker conducts Rossini's La Pietra del Paragone
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.
Explore the "pizza renaissance" taking place around Greater Washington.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
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