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Upcoming WETA Events

We invite you to join us throughout the year for a variety of exciting special appearances, get-togethers, and activities throughout the Washington area.

The Food of Love

  • Saturday, February 9, 2019

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of Food of Love: Romantic Music of the Renaissance, with FM Host James Jacobs introducing the concert from the stage.

Discover Engineering Family Day

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

Join WETA Kids for a free, hands-on, fun-filled family day and get creative with real engineers.

Virginia Opera: The Elixir of Love

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

Virginia Opera's performance of The Elixir of Love will be introduced from the stage by Bill Bukowski, Classical WETA afternoon host. 

Verona Quartet

  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

John Banther, Classical WETA evening host, will offer opening remarks on stage prior Verona Quartet concert.

The Debut - The Birth of a Superstar: Hear the program that catapulted Leonard Bernstein into the spotlight.

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of The Debut, with FM Host James Jacobs introducing the concert from the stage.

András Schiff, piano

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019

As a proud media partner of András Schiff, Classical WETA evening host John Banther will be introducing the concert from the stage. 

Washington Bach Consort presents “Bach, Vivaldi & the Italian Influence”

  • Sunday, March 10, 2019

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of "Bach, Vivaldi & the Italian Influence", with FM Host James Jacobs introducing the concert from the stage. Discover why Bach was so inspired by the music of his Italian contemporaries in a concert featuring soprano Laura Choi Stuart and the Consort orchestra.

Rachmaninoff, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom

  • Sunday, March 17, 2019

Bill Bukowski, Classical WETA afternoon host, will offer opening remarks on stage prior to the Cathedral Choral Society’s performance of Rachmaninoff’s Liturgy of St. John Chysostom.

Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly

  • Saturday, March 23, 2019

As a proud media partner of Virgnia Opera's Madama Butterfly, Classical WETA morning host Linda Carducci will be introducing the performance from the stage. Before the opera be sure to stop by and say hello to FM Host Linda Carducci at the Classical WETA Table!

Tastes of the Mediterranean: Music of 16th-century Spain and Italy

  • Saturday, March 30, 2019

Folger Consort explores the vibrant early music repertoire from 16th-century Spain and Italy, with special guests Piffaro, The Renaissance Band and soprano Jessica Beebe. Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of "Tastes of the Mediterranean", with FM Host Bill Bukowski introducing the concert from the stage. 

Schuppanzigh & The Birth Of Chamber Music

  • Sunday, April 7, 2019

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of Schuppanzigh & The Birth Of Chamber Music with Calidore String Quartet and Juho Pohjonen on piano, introduced by FM Host Linda Carducci. 

Shakespeare's Birthday

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019

Happy Birthday, Will!

As a proud media partner of Shakespeare's Birthday, Classical WETA afternoon host Nicole Lacroix will be introducing the show from the stage. Before the event, be sure to stop by and say hello to FM Host Nicole Lacroix at the Classical WETA Table

Join the Folger for this beloved annual tradition, as we celebrate the birthday of the Bard with a day full of festivities.

Mozart Requiem

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019

John Banther, Classical WETA evening host, will offer opening remarks on stage prior to the Washington National Cathedral Choir & Baroque Orchestra's performance of Mozart’s Requiem.

Bell, Isserlis, Denk

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019

As a proud media partner of Bell, Isserlis, Denk, Classical WETA afternoon host Nicole Lacroix will be introducing the concert from the stage. 

Anxiety: Bernstein & Beethoven, Part I

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019

Classical WETA is proud to be the media partner of Anxiety: Bernstein & Beethoven, Part I. Before the show be sure to stop by and say hello to FM Host John Banther at the Classical WETA Table and stay tuned for his on-stage introduction before the concert.  

Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

  • Sunday, May 19, 2019

Bill Bukowski, Classical WETA afternoon host, will offer opening remarks on stage prior to the Choral Art's performance of Gabriel Fauré's Requiem. 

Freedom: Bernstein & Beethoven, Part 2

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019

As a proud media partner of Freedom: Bernstein & Beethoven Part 2, Classical WETA afternoon host Bill Bukowski will be introducing the concert from the stage.

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