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.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
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 →