The 2013 Castleton Festival--the Festival's 5th season--spans most of the month of July. Along with The Girl of the Golden West, Poulenc, Mahler, Britten, and Tchaikovsky, is Verdi's Otello. Castleton favorite Joyce El-Khoury is Desdemona. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with her about the critical importance of trust during performance, her personal attraction to the Suor Angelica role a few seasons ago, and the importance of a coach.
The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.See all broadcast times →
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!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 →