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.
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Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →