This weekend the Metropolitan Chorus joins members of the Alexandria Symphony, organist Terry Sisk, and soloists for two performances of Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. Metropolitan Chorus Artistic Director Barry Hemphill, who is conducting these concerts at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and at Vienna Presbyterian Church, spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the work.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.Learn more →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →