The Mutual Inspirations Festival, which celebrates Dvorak's birth anniversary last month and his American connections, concludes Friday, October 28th, 2011 with the Cathedral Choral Society performing Dvorak's Te Deum, as well as Janacek's equally festive Glagolitic Mass. Classical WETA's David Ginder chats with Cathedral Choral Society Music Director J. Reilly Lewis about the concert, and about moving the performance from Washington National Cathedral to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception because of the ongoing repairs at the Cathedral following our recent earthquake.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
Inspired by the film Latino Americans, we decided to seek out a local perspective on the Latino experience in our community with our weta.org Digital Extras. Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →