Hailed as “one of the greatest Strauss interpreters of all time” (Wall Street Journal), Deborah Voigt is considered the definitive Salome of her generation. Having performed the role at many of the world’s major opera houses, Voigt makes her Washington National Opera debut in a new production by Francesca Zambello that runs for seven performances from October 7-23. Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix asked Ms. Voigt to talk about her approach to this demanding operatic role.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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 →