May is the Czech Month of Love, and the Embassy Series is celebrating on Friday, May 27th at 7:30 with a special concert at the Embassy of the Czech Republic featuring soprano Rosa Lamoreaux, clarinetist Richard Spece and pianist Elizabeth Hill. Rosa Lamoreaux, a singer well known to Washington audiences for the stunning variety of music she performs, spoke with Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix about this concert of music by Dvorak, Spohr, Janacek, Cooke and Mozart...and described her next project, "20th Century American Giants" with Cantate Chamber Singers, Saturday, June 4th at 7:30. Ms. Lamoreaux talks about her favorite music, including a wonderful miniature by Samuel Barber about a cat and a monk.
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 →