@WDAVNovember 20, 2020

Thanksgiving Recipes from the WDAV Family to Yours: Part 1

WDAV staff members share the recipes their loved ones look forward to most

News & FeaturesNovember 18, 2020

Beethoven’s Napoleonic complex

By Lawrence Toppman Four years ago, conductors surveyed by BBC Music Magazine named Beethoven’s Third Symphony the greatest

News & FeaturesNovember 4, 2020

The Unholy Grail

By Lawrence Toppman Nearly 40 years ago, I started buying CD sets of symphonies to take to a

News & FeaturesOctober 31, 2020

A Performer’s Worst Nightmare: Carolina Musicians Share their Spookiest Dreams

Nightmares often wander into the world we know best. Maybe you’re a student who routinely dreams about taking a test you didn’t study for, a waiter whose nightmares are haunted by the sound of trays falling to the ground, or a motivational speaker who dreams of addressing a huge crowd, only to realize you’re wearing

News & FeaturesOctober 30, 2020

WDAV Staff Members Share their Favorite Halloween Memories

Whether you’re old enough to remember seeing the original Halloween movie in theaters or young enough to go trick-or-treating, Halloween brings back special memories for all who celebrate. To help you get in the spirit this time around, some of our staff members have shared their favorite Halloween moments from years past (and reading them

News & FeaturesOctober 29, 2020

Get Out and Hereditary: Innovative horror film scores to make your pulse race

by Marisa Mecke As horror fans flock to their screens this Halloween, they’ll notice fresh, striking additions to

News & FeaturesOctober 28, 2020

Classical Artists to Know this LGBTQ+ History Month (Part II)

By Heidi North Holden Madagame (b. 1990) Holden Madagame is a Native American, transgender tenor who currently lives

News & FeaturesOctober 27, 2020

Classical Artists to Know this LGBTQ+ History Month (Part I)

by Heidi North Though musical forms have evolved in countless ways over the centuries, when it comes to

News & FeaturesOctober 26, 2020

Haunting Melodies for Halloween

No tricks – this playlist is a treat

News & FeaturesOctober 21, 2020

Beethoven on speed

By Lawrence Toppman Between 1996 and 2000, musicologist Jonathan Del Mar oversaw a new edition of Beethoven’s symphonies

News & FeaturesOctober 16, 2020

Ghostly Voices: 4 Eerie Art Songs for Halloween

These art songs and lieder set the perfect tone for your Halloween festivities.

News & FeaturesOctober 7, 2020

Lenny and Ludwig

By Lawrence Toppman Next week brings the 30th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s death. As I’ve listened to Beethoven