The fourth annual Castleton Festival, Lorin Maazel, Artistic Director, starts in June and continues through the end of July at Castleton Farms in Virginia. Some of the finest young singers and instrumentalists anywhere are all part of this year’s Festival. General Manager Nancy Gustafson stopped by the Classical WETA studios to chat with Marilyn Cooley about what’s new, what’s returning, and many of the highlights of this year’s Festival.
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 →