The Folger Consort concludes their current season with an evening of music and the words of Shakespeare's great play, "The Tempest," as rendered by renowned actors Sir Derek Jacobi, Richard Clifford, and Holly Twyford. In addition, celebrated countertenor David Daniels joins the Folger Consort's expanded 20-piece Baroque orchestra for music of the era. Robert Eisenstein, founding member and program director of the Folger Consort, chats with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton about the event. Performances are Friday, June 10th at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington, DC, and Saturday, June 11th at The Music Center at Strathmore.
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 →