Jose Serebrier, one of the most recorded conductors of our time, is well known for recording less often played music — giving such pieces a chance, as the Maestro likes to say. His recent 2-CD set on Naxos of the complete ballet music from Giuseppe Verdi's operas is a great example, and includes some recently re-discovered music. Classical WETA's David Ginder spoke with Mo. Serebrier about the project, which is featured as our CD Pick of the Week starting June 25, 2012.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics.Learn more →
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 →