Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the power of ballet and her memories of watching choreographer George Balanchine bring the music of Tchaikovsky to life with the New York City Ballet.
A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.
Betty Hauck's long career in classical music included playing at the White House for the Kennedys, and in a string quartet with Yo-Yo Ma. But at the age of 65, she retired because she could no longer hear well enough to perform.
A collaboration between three prominent artistic voices — singer Lawrence Brownlee, composer Tyshawn Sorey and poet Terrance Hayes — examines what it means to be a black man in America today.
A panel of experts takes the pulse of opera today and discuss its possibilities for the future.
WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation.
Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.
Curious George uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.
For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.