Washington Performing Arts Society is presenting the European Union Youth Orchestra at the Kennedy Center on Sunday afternoon April 15. On its first American tour in 20 years, the orchestra will be conducted by its music director, Vladimir Ashkenazy. Maestro Ashkenazy spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about musicmaking, the inspiration of young musicians, and his first visit to Washington DC.
The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.See all broadcast times →
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!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 →