Fresh from engagements with Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Lille Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera, the charismatic Wolf Trap Opera alumna, Kate Lindsey, returns for a special homecoming recital. The program includes music by Bizet, Liszt, and Ives as well as a new Song Cycle on Alma Mahler by Mohammed Fairouz and Selections from Miss Manners on Music by Dominick Argento. Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix speaks with Kim Witman about this recital, and the Wolf Trap Opera Company's 40th anniversary season.
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 →