Members of the Danish String Quartet carry on Scandinavian folk traditions by refurbishing old songs and writing a few new ones of their own.
Philadelphia's public school system has over 1,000 broken instruments.
Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner joins us to discuss Prokofiev's youthful piano composition "Toccata in D Minor" and his famous ballet "Romeo and Juliet."
An unlikely musical collaboration, Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet shatter boundaries of culture, genre, faith and ethnicity.
Nina Totenberg speaks with the new musical director of The National Symphony Orchestra, as the ensemble gears up to mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein.
Set in the California mining camps of the 1850s, Girls of the Golden West, sifts through themes that still weigh heavy today.
The Russian baritone known for his burnished voice died Wednesday. He announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.
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.
Classical WETA's online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day.
Arlington, Virginia's Fire Chief James Schwartz recalls the county fire department's milestones.
Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.
Do you know the bizarre story of how James McNeil Whistler's lavish "Peacock Room" came to the Smithsonian?
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