London-based director William Kerley returns to Rappahannock County, Virginia this month for the second annual Castleton Festival, collaborating with Maestro Lorin Maazel and hundreds of others to bring Puccini’s Il Trittico, as well as revivals of two operas by Benjamin Britten, to the festival's two concert venues. Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley talked with William about his perspective on bringing stories to the stage.
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 →