The week of March 21, 2011--during our month-long Bach Celebration on both Classical WETA and Viva La Voce--our Vocal CD PIck of the Week on Viva La Voce is a recording of Bach Solo Cantatas by soprano Elizabeth Futral and the Washington Bach Consort. The Consort's Music Director, J. Reilly Lewis, speaks with Classical WETA's David Ginder about period instrument performances, the quality of Bach's musicians, and a Bach cantata in Italian!
The co-production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures, WETA and Ark Media, produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.Watch a preview →
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Watch now →
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