If you search You Tube for "House of Flying Fingers", you'll see a young lady blazing through Arcadi Volodos' wickedly difficult arrangement of the Rondo Alla Turca by Mozart. That's Yuja Wang, a 22-year-old phenom who's performing Prokofiev's 2nd Piano Concerto with the National Symphony Orchestra. After rehearsal, she spoke with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton about her music-making, and her debut album.
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.See all broadcast times →
Garrett Peck, author of "Capital Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C." discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital.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 →