Just For FunOctober 16, 2014

Program Notes? There’s An App For That.

This orchestra gives people a reason to keep their mobiles on.

Classical 101October 16, 2014

Venus & Adonis: As Told By Shakespeare, Blow & Desmaret

One myth. Three stories. See how William Shakespeare, John Blow, and Henry Desmaret told the story of Venus and Adonis through poetry and opera.

@WDAVOctober 10, 2014

Classical Driveway Moments: Our Fall Membership Campaign Highlight

As we celebrate our successful fall membership campaign, we’d like to share with you this highlight: stories from listeners about times when classical music stopped them in their tracks.

News & FeaturesOctober 1, 2014

Bryce Dessner: Blurring the Lines Between Classical and Rock

Bryce Dessner — classical composer and guitarist of The National — shows that the worlds of classical and rock are closer than we may think.

Just For FunSeptember 30, 2014

To Applaud or Not to Applaud?

Is it OK to applaud between movements? Conductor Marin Alsop says Yes.

News & FeaturesSeptember 24, 2014

Joshua Bell & the Subway, Part II: An Experiment of Beauty and Context

Seven years ago, DC commuters rushed past Joshua Bell performing incognito at a Metro stop. Now, he gives DC a chance to redeem itself.

EventsSeptember 18, 2014

Ladies, Rejoice: The End of the Blumenthal Intermission Dash

Thanks to a swanky new upgrade at the Belk Theater, female Charlotte concert attendees will have a more relaxed intermission to enjoy.

News & FeaturesSeptember 17, 2014

The Music of Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ground-breaking music by Spanish and Latin American composers and performers.

Just For FunSeptember 15, 2014

Music & Your Brain

A new study shows far-reaching neurological benefits of learning to play an instrument.

News & FeaturesSeptember 3, 2014

The Classical Cloud

This New Yorker article ponders: What’s lost when the cloud replaces CDs?

Classical 101September 1, 2014

Mozart 101, Part 4 of 4: The Requiem

A mysterious messenger, a deadly composition, and a flawed ghost writer – discover the larger-than-life-story behind the creation of Mozart’s Requiem.

@WDAVAugust 28, 2014

Reel Music: James Horner & James Cameron

Film score composer James Horner has had some of his greatest successes working with director James Cameron, but it was not always a happy union.