Grammy-nominated cellist Sol Gabetta joined the National Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Leonard Slatkin June 26, 2008 for her American debut, performing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 2. Ms. Gabetta returned to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on June 28 for the NSO's "Salute to Slatkin", where she and cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed Slatkin's composition, "Dialogue for Two Cellos and Orchestra." Prior to the concerts, Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton invited the 27-year-old cellist to talk about her career.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →
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 →
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