Antony Walker has been Artistic Director and Conductor of Washington Concert Opera since 2002. This past February, Walker made his London debut with the English National Opera, and has just received an invitation to conduct Orfeo at the Met next Spring. He spoke with Deb Lamberton about his career, and about conducting WCO's upcoming production of Rossini's comic opera La Cenerentola, featuring mezzo-soprano Vivica Geneaux, in a semi-staged production on May 9, 2010 at Lisner Auditorium.
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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.See timeline →