Washington National Opera's Ring cycle at the Kennedy Center is April 30 through May 22, conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin. In the first of three Classical Conversations with Maestro Auguin on Wagner's masterpiece, Classical WETA morning host David Ginder asks about where a newcomer to the Ring should begin, the extent to which we (mortals) can identify with the intense emotions expressed in the operas, and about performers conserving their energy from night to night.
WETA TV 26 recounts the major events, people and places of a decade in which the District of Columbia transitioned from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.See all broadcast times →
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →