Matinee performances by the Metropolitan Opera are featured, including Mozart's `The Magic Flute'; Tan Dun's `The First Emperor'; and Rossini's `The Barber of Seville.'
Sat., August 30, 2014
A production of Gounod's "Faust" updates the story to the mid-20th century, with Faust (Jonas Kaufmann) now a nuclear scientist who strikes a deal with the devil (René Pape) in order to win the affections of a young woman (Marina Poplavskaya).
David Suchet says goodbye to his role as Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot in this special documentary, which looks back at the iconic character he has played for over 25 years.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 →