J. Reilly Lewis conducts the Cathedral Choral Society in an all-Beethoven concert on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 4 at Washington National Cathedral. Edward Newman is pianist in the Choral Fantasy, and the major work on the program is the great Missa Solemnis. Classical WETA Morning host David Ginder speaks with Maestro Lewis about this Beethoven masterpiece, and his extremely challenging writing for singers.
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 →