The Wolf Trap Opera is a renowned summer program for which there were over a thousand applicants this year; only 33 singers made the cut. An alumnus of the program is the international opera star Eric Owens, who is Wolf Trap Opera’s first-ever Artist-in-Residence this summer. He spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the Wolf Trap experience, and some of the ways in which he assists the emerging young singers at Wolf Trap.
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 →