This broadcast is one of thirteen from the Concerts from the Library of Congress series, which features chamber music concerts by world-class ensembles recorded live at the Coolidge Auditorium. The series is hosted by Bill McGlaughlin and includes world premieres and special commissions as well as the opportunity to hear the Library's collection of rare Stradivari and Guaneri instruments played by leading artists. Concerts from the Library of Congress is co-produced by Classical WETA and the Library of Congress and the broadcast is made possible through the generous support of The Henry W. Bull Foundation, the E. Nakamichi Foundation, Dunard Fund U.S.A. and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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.Learn more →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
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 →