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.
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.Learn more →
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 →