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 2, 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).
Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid return in the second season of this BAFTA-winning comedy-drama about romance and second chances, as reunited childhood sweethearts Celia and Alan plan a life together.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 →