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.
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 →