300 years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.
On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.
Celebrate the sunniest of seasons with the German prodigy's timeless Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.
Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.
WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.
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