The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra has just chosen its third music director in 53 years. British-born Christopher Zimmerman, Music Director of the Hartt Symphony and conducting professor at the Hartt School in Hartford, CT begins his three-year appointment with the Fairfax Symphony this Fall. Classical WETA's David Ginder talks with Maestro Zimmerman about conducting and his musical preferences.
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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 →