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.
Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis (Homeland) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith's son to Henry VIII's closest advisor.Watch a preview →
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical 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 →