The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra jumps on this month’s Mahler bandwagon with their final concerts of the season this weekend at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. Music Director Kim Allen Kluge spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the concert, which will be both a celebration of spring and a multi-course musical banquet, pairing Mahler’s First Symphony with the Rachmaninoff Third Piano Concerto, starring Garrick Ohlsson.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
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 →