If moving down his grand piano is any indication, composer/conductor Julian Wachner is definitely setting down roots in DC. As Music Director of The Washington Chorus, Wachner talks with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton about how he's preparing the nearly 180 singers of the chorus for their Palm Sunday, April 5th Kennedy Center performance of Verdi's dramatic masterwork.
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Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.Watch now →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →