Washington National Cathedral presents Bach's St. John Passion Sunday afternoon, April 13, 2014. The St. John performances have become an annual Holy Week tradition at the Cathedral, conducted by the Cathedral's Director of Music, Michael McCarthy. Classical WETA morning host David Ginder chats with Canon McCarthy about the critical importance of their Evangelist, Rufus Müller, and about Bach's genius in telling the intense drama of Christ's Passion, especially in the Cathedral's unique space.
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.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 →