Young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, winner of both the Tchaikovsky and Rubenstein competitions, joins the National Symphony Orchestra March 13-15, 2014 to perform Rachnaminoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton speaks with Mr. Trifonov about the work, and about the new CD of his sold-out February 2013 Carnegie Hall recital, just released on Deutsche Grammophon.
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 →