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.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →