The Children's Chorus of Washington is the go-to ensemble for performances of major repertoire, from Mahler's 3rd and Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the NSO, to Berlioz' Te Deum with the Cathedral Choral Society on May 10th, and Carmina Burana with the Master Chorale of Washington on May 17th. They're also performing The Nightingale, a children's opera, May 2-3 at the Harman Arts Center. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton catches up with Children's Chorus Founder and Artistic Director Joan Gregoryk.
Season 2 of The Paradise continues the story of life, love and intrigue in a glamorous Victorian-era department store.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. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers. However, the local beer market changed tremendously after Prohibition and the city was left without a hometown brew for decades before a recent resurgence.
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 →