The Washington Performing Arts Society brings the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and pianist Piotr Anderszewski to the Music Center at Strathmore on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 8 p.m. On the program: Beethoven's First Piano Concerto and Coriolan Overture, and Schumann's 2nd symphony. Conductor Thomas Dausgaard spoke with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton from the studios of Swedish Radio Orebro.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.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 →