Patrick Bismuth founded La Tempesta (“Intempestive Music”) with expert musicians to help discover music never heard before, as well as to interpret masterpieces of the past with boldness and enthusiasm.
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Washington in the '80s
WETA looks back at the people and events of the 1980s — the disorderly decade that saw Washington's emergence as a true global capital.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.