The next Fairfax Symphony concert is Saturday, January 19, 2013 at George Mason University's Center for the Arts. Music Director Christopher Zimmerman conducts the Overture to Mozart's Magic Flute, Ives's Unanswered Question, Brahms's 1st Symphony, and the Virgina premiere of Jonathan Leshnoff's Flute Concerto, with soloist Christina Jennings. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Mo. Zimmerman about the joys of playing new music, the challenges of Ives, and the genius of Brahms.
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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 →