Classical 101November 20, 2014

A Beginner’s Guide to Opera

You’ve decided to take the plunge into the beauty, power, and virtuosity of opera. But where do you start?

EventsNovember 10, 2014

Music, Composed by Brushstrokes

“Mi Concierto” — a painting by Myelita Melton inspired by her love of music — will be shown in Davidson College’s Arts Jubillee.

Just For FunOctober 29, 2014

Top 5 Scariest Halloween Soundtracks

A celebration of cinema’s most unsettling scores

News & FeaturesOctober 27, 2014

Must-Have New Release: Lara St. John’s Schubert

WDAV Music Director Ted Weiner recommends an album that’s “spot on in doing right by Schubert.”

News & FeaturesOctober 22, 2014

WDAV Honors Stephen Paulus

Paulus, a prolific American composer, died October 19, 2014, at the age of 65.

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.