Classical WETA's Choral Showcase program on September 11th (at 9pm) focuses on the anniversary of the attacks 10 years ago. The centerpiece of that program (which also includes On the Transmigration of Souls by John Adams and Samuel Barber's Agnus Dei) is a work written for the 10th anniversary events at Trinity Wall Street--the "Ground Zero Church." It's called Trinity Requiem, and it was composed by Philadelphia-based composer Robert Moran. Classical WETA's David Ginder spoke with Robert about recording the piece a few months ago (for the Innova CD label), and about the idea of a Requiem being performed by a youth choir.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →
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