Classical WETA's James Jacobs speaks with Washington Concert Opera's Artistic Director and Conductor Antony Walker about their upcoming presentation of the U.S. premiere of Charles Gounod's first opera, Sapho. Maestro Walker takes us on a guided tour of what he considers to be an "extraordinarily assured" first operatic effort by the composer of Faust and Roméo et Juliette. The performance will take place November 18 at Lisner Auditorium.
This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →
Catch the adventures of Splash, a yellow fusilier fish, Bubbles, a Mandarin dragonet, and their friends as they explore the world’s ocean habitats, make new friends and learn about the many different ways life looks and lives under the sea.When to watch on WETA Television →