Cantate Chamber Singers' new season is a tribute to the great English composer Benjamin Britten on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Cantate Music Director Gisèle Becker about Britten's masterful ability in setting English to music, the consistent high quality of his works, and his (rarely performed) edition of the Mozart Requiem.
Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
A big part of WETA's mission is to serve and educate the local community. That's why we have partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.Watch video →
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 →