Music Director Christoph Eschenbach begins his second season with the National Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, September 25, 2011, as he leads the NSO with guest atists, violinist Joshua Bell and baritone Thomas Hampson, in the Season Opening Ball Concert. This sold-out event celebrating the NSO's 80th anniversary will be broadcast on Classical WETA Tuesday morning, September 27th, at 11:00 a.m.
Classical WETA senior producer Deb Lamberton sat down with Maestro Eschenbach to explore the upcoming NSO season, and to delve into the role music and music-making plays in his life.
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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 →
By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
George and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Africa to experience the wonders of nature and learn the importance of courage. Join them on their journey during Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle.When to watch on WETA Kids →
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 →