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.
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.Learn more →
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →
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 →