A highlight of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, exploring and celebrating Antonin Dvorak's American years and pieces, is Michael Beckerman's symposium and lecture-recital on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Library of Congress. Michael Beckerman is NYU Music Department Chair, and his October 1st event centers on the American Dvorak connection. Classical WETA's David Ginder spoke with Michael Beckerman about what we can learn from a composer's manuscripts, and Dvorak's great interest in African-American spirituals.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
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 →
This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.When to watch on WETA Television →