NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon, discusses the Kennedy Center’s Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna festival with WETA’s Deb Lamberton. The Festival highlights the rich musical heritage of three European cities whose contributions to the arts world have been appreciated for centuries. Featuring the Washington National Opera’s Così fan tutte, National Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, various chamber music concerts and a theater production by Hungary’s Katona Józef Theatre.
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 →