Wolf Trap Opera this summer includes Handel's highly successful (during his lifetime, and today) Giulio Cesare. Performances at The Barns are June 27th and 29th, and July 1st, 2014. Classical WETA weekday morning host David Ginder speaks with the conductor of the Handel, Antony Walker, about encouraging young singers at Wolf Trap, the special challenges of Baroque opera, and the difficulty of countertenors singing roles that were written for castrati.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.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 →
WETA's mission is to produce and broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit that recognize viewers' and listeners' intelligence, curiosity and interest in the world around them.Learn more →