Venue Details

150 Star Starred
Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
Percussionists Manny Arciniega and Adam Green: Unknown Voices travel May 08 2014 star this tip starred
Joan A. Hussey
Leave home early, even if you live close. At this time of year and time of evening, Rockville Pike and other roads are usually bumper-to-bumper, plus the line to get into the parking lot (from Rockville Pike onto Tuckerman Lane, (vs. where you enter for the Mansion, despite the posted road sign), is one lane, also bumper to bumper. Parking is free but another challenge still lies ahead with long waits for elevators in the parking garage, transversing the long, elevated corrider between the parking lot and the venue, and additional elevators with long lines inside the venue, which take you to the level of your assigned seats (there is an elevator operator checking tickets and telling individuals if they're on the correct elevator, etc.). If you're not familiar with this whole scenario, best to leave a trail of breadcrumbs from your parking space to your seat, assuming there are no birds in sight. : \
A Candlelight Christmas travel Dec 24 2013 star this tip starred
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15 reviews
19 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

I always love Carmina Burana. In this case, the soprano was the weakest of the soloists. Her voice just didn't project above the orchestra. The tenor made up for this with his comical performance of the satirical Abbott song. The timpani also was...continued

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3 stars
attended Jun 08 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed this spirited rendition of Carmina Burana. The orchestra, soloists and choruses all gave wonderful performances. A little humor was also included.
The seats we got through Goldstar were excellent.

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Website

http://nationalphilharmonic.org/ConcertDetail.aspx?ConcertID=105

Description

Audrey Luna, soprano

Robert Baker, tenor

Leon Williams, baritone

National Philharmonic Chorale

Stan Engebretson, conductor

*Program: *

Lutoslawski  Three Poems by Henri Michaux  

Orff  Carmina Burana

About the Ticket Supplier: National Philharmonic

As the Music Center at Strathmore's ensemble-in-residence, the National Philharmonic showcases world-renowned guest artists in time-honored symphonic masterpieces conducted by Maestro Piotr Gajewski and monumental choral masterworks under National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan Engebretson. The National Philharmonic boasts a long-standing tradition of reasonably priced tickets and free admission to all young people age 7-17.