Founded in 1992, the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra is comprised primarily of members of the National Symphony Orchestra. Sylvia Alimena, founder and music director, is a hornist in the NSO and is also conductor of the McLean Orchestra. Eclipse performs its subscription series in the concert hall of Alexandria's George Washington Masonic Memorial. Each November, Eclipse also presents a Bach Brandenburg Festival in Washington.
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 →