Washington National Opera's first complete Ring Cycle in its history is a major event in Washington this month, and it's a production of such major proportions that it can seem daunting if you are new to the Ring phenomenon. Jim Holman, chairman of the Wagner Society of Washington DC, and author of Wagner's Ring, A Listener's Companion & Concordance, reduced the intimidation factor significantly, guiding Classical WETA's Marilyn Cooley through the story and background of this major work of Western art.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
Choral Showcase will feature performances by the Washington Bach Consort from the past year, each conducted by one of the five candidates for the position of artistic director.Learn more →