300 years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.
On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.
Celebrate the sunniest of seasons with the German prodigy's timeless Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.
Test your classical music IQ by clicking the play button to listen to the sound clips. Identify the composer for each piece and reveal your score!
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.