Choral Arts Society of Washington director Norman Scribner chose to end his legacy season April 22, 2012 with Brahms' "Ein Deutsches Requiem"--the capstone to a successful career leading the chorus he founded 47 years ago. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Maestro Scribner about his decades-long life in music, from festival producer at the Kennedy Center to organist, chorus master, conductor, teacher, and composer.
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 →