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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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It was a little disconcerting that the doors didn't open up until about 5 minutes before the show, but everyone got time to find their seats and take in the ambiance without feeling rushed. Ushers were excellent.
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Ate at the KC Cafe on the Terrace Level. Reasonable prices, great food, and no waiting. Ideal for having a civilized meal before the show.
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attended Apr 26 2009

Very good concert. I especially enjoyed the Boito Mefistofele Prologue in Heaven. The chorus was excellent and the baritone had a wonderfully rich voice with excellent tone.

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Website

http://www.choralarts.org/concert_haydn.html

Description

In this superb season finale, the Choral Arts Society of Washington will begin with “Papa” Haydn’s sunny welcome to Spring from his oratorio The Seasons. They then move to the magnificent world of grand opera, performing works from Boito’s Mefistofele, Verdi’s La Traviata, Gounod’s Faust, and more. This exciting array of operatic excerpts, both familiar and not so familiar, will have every listener leaving the hall with a favorite tune on his or her lips.

About the Ticket Supplier: Choral Arts Society of Washington

Founded in 1965, The Choral Arts Society of Washington is one of the leading choral organizations in the United States with a symphonic chorus of more than 180 professional-caliber volunteer singers. Under the leadership of its artistic director Scott Tucker the chorus has performed with leading symphony orchestras, sung under the world’s most distinguished conductors, produced acclaimed recordings and toured nationally and internationally.