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., October 4, 2014
Soprano Anna Netrebko stars in Jules Massenet's "Manon," about a country girl who, while on her way to a convent, falls for a young man (Piotr Beczala) before succumbing to a promise of a luxurious life offered by a rich nobleman (Christophe Mortagne).
Sat., October 11, 2014
Soprano Natalie Dessay stars in Willy Decker's stylized production of Verdi's "La Traviata," about a frail courtesan who sacrifices her happiness in order to spare her beloved (Matthew Polenzani) and his family any strife her reputation could cause them.
Season 2 of The Paradise continues the story of life, love and intrigue in a glamorous Victorian-era department store.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 →