These one-hour programs feature recent performances by leading classical musicians recorded in the intimate and acoustically-superb Coolidge Auditorium in the Library’s Jefferson Building. Many of the programs also offer a peek into the Library’s music collections.
Simon Boccanegra: Act I, Scene 2. "Abbasso le spade!...Plebe! Patrizi! Popolo dalla feroce storia!...Ecco la spada" (Lower your swords!...Plebeians! Patricians! A people with a fierce history!...Here is my sword)
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.