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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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51 reviews
35 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

Loved it! The best ballet I've seen outside of the Nutcracker. ABT is fantastic and highly recommend that you see them whenever possible. The costumes were gorgeous, there's a large cast, and the effect/stage were great!

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34 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

Varied program that was perfect for first time ballet goers. Beautiful venue.

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3 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

Terrific performance; loved seeing The Moors Pavane again (seen first at the KC with ABT almost 40 years ago!) and the new ballet by the company's artistic director. Great all around.

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=BNBSE

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Description

The Mixed Repertory Program runs two hours with two 20-minute intermissions between ballets. Le Corsaire runs two hours and 20 minutes with two 20-minute intermissions between acts.

*Mixed Repertory Program (April 9 & 10, 2013) *

Symphony in C (Balanchine/Bizet)

The Moor’s Pavane (Limón/Purcell)

Symphony #9 (Ratmansky/Shostakovich)

Principal Casting for Mixed Repertory Program

April 9, 2013

Symphony in C: Herrera, Whiteside, Seo, Hammoudi, Boylston, Simkin, Lane, Matthews

The Moor’s Pavane: Gomes, Stearns, Abrera, Kent

Symphony #9: Part, Bolle, Cornejo, Messmer, Salstein

April 10, 2013

Symphony in C: Abrera, Tamm, Part, Gomes, Kajiya, Gorak, Messmer, Salstein

The Moor’s Pavane: Zhurbin, Forster, Messmer, Reyes

Symphony #9: Boone, Hammoudi, Matthews, Paris, Scott

*_Le Corsaire_ (April 11-13, 2013) *

Choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev after Marius Petipa

Staging by Anna-Marie Holmes after Petipa and Sergeyev

Music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Prince Oldenbourg

Principal Casting for Le Corsaire (Medora, Conrad, Gulnare, Lankendem, Ali the Slave, Birbanto)

April 11, 2013: Herrera, Gomes, Abrera, Matthews, Cornejo, Salstein

Apr. 12, 2013: Part, Stearns, Kajiya, Matthews, Whiteside, Scott

Apr. 13, 2013 at 1:30pm: Reyes, Cornejo, Lane, Simkin, Phillips, Ribagorda

Apr. 13, 2013 at 7:30pm: Murphy, Gomes, Boylston, Doble, Vasiliev, Ilyin

All events and artists are subject to change without prior notice.

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.