Virginia Opera presents Mozart's effervescent Marriage of Figaro at George Mason University Center for the Arts, Friday evening, April 19th at 8 and Sunday afternoon, April 21st at 2. Stephen Smith, Music Director of the Richmond Symphony, makes his conducting debut with Virginia Opera for this production directed by Lilian Groag. Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix discusses the high (and low) points of the opera with Jeffrey Tucker, who plays Dr. Bartolo, and Resident Conductor Adam Turner. For more information on Figaro, sung in Italian with English titles, visit vaopera.org.
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
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.Watch now →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →