In 2000, horn player Emil George founded the Fessenden Ensemble to perform a wide variety of chamber music featuring up to a dozen players. Now celebrating its 10th season, the Fessenden Ensemble continues to present seldom-performed works by both known and unknown composers. Deb Lamberton spoke with Mr. George about the group, and his passion for chamber music.
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 →