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.
Jeremy Piven returns as the flamboyant department store magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge, who brought American-style retailing to the U.K. Season 3 opens in 1919, with the war finally over and Harry and his family coping with wrenching change.Watch a preview →
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.Learn more →
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.Watch now →
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