Young British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is making his National Symphony Orchestra debut at Wolf Trap on Friday evening, playing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2. He spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about playing alone and with others, and about his new album that includes Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
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 →