Violinist Nikolaj Znaider celebrates the centenary of Edward Elgar's Violin Concerto with a new RCA Red Seal recording and a global tour in 2010. Znaider kicked off the American leg of his tour this month with the National Symphony Orchestra under Elgar specialist Leonard Slatkin. He talks with Deb Lamberton about his unique relationship with the NSO, and about his historic Del Gesu violin--the very same instrument Fritz Kreisler used for the world premiere of Elgar's monumental violin concerto in 1910.
The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.See all broadcast times →
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!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 →