This year marks the 275th anniversary of the birth of Italian cellist and composer Luigi Boccherini, a contemporary of Mozart and Haydn.
Violinist and social justice advocate Vijay Gupta, one of the 2018 winners of the MacArthur Fellowship, speaks about his work in under-resourced communities in Los Angeles and what's next.
The revered Spanish soprano, who died Saturday, spins out silvery threads of tone in her recordings, the likes of which no one has ever matched.
When the FBI recovered virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg's stolen Stradivarius after his death, his daughters wanted the instrument to be played everywhere. Ensuring that was not so simple.
When the violinist was just 17, a stunning Bach debut album launched her career. Over two decades later, she returns to finish up the set of pieces she started as a teenager.
The 28-year-old polymath from Boston discusses his new award, his precocious youth and how he perceives all human language as a form of musical communication.
Watch Caleb Teicher tap his way through Bach's Goldberg Variations with pianist Conrad Tao at the Steinway factory in New York.
Take an interplanetary trek through the English composer's symphonic blockbuster with the help of a conductor and an astronomer.
The resourceful singer is unafraid to bring opera — and his high-flying top notes — to unlikely places, from sixth-grade classrooms to the offices of NPR.
Join moderator Robert Costa and award-winning journalists for discussion and analysis of the week's major stories.
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens play the classics in concert.
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.
Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.
Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.