Sunday, October 10th at 5pm, National Presbyterian Church organist William Neil and friends present a free gala concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of the great Aeolian-Skinner organ. Custom-designed to fit into the church's acoustic space, the organ now boasts a total of 115 ranks, with a newly-installed Solo Division that will be featured in the concert. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Bill Neil and organ curator Michael Hart about this magnificent instrument, which you can hear, thanks to Bill recording several works for this Classical Conversation.
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 →