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.
The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.See all broadcast times →
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!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 →