The Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Vladimir Spivakov were joined by award-winning Russian pianist Olga Kern Wednesday night, May 14, 2008 at the Music Center at Strathmore. The program featured Ms. Kern in concertos by Haydn and Shostakovich. Prior to the concert, Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Maestro Spivakov about his art, and his friendship with both Slava and Shostakovich.
The co-production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures, WETA and Ark Media, produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.Watch a preview →
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 →
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 →