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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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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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15 stars
attended Feb 24 2014

It was one of the best concerts we went to. Excellent evening.

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23 stars
attended Feb 24 2014

Kissin is a superb pianist, completely calm and in control of the situation. He was introducing unfamiliar music, interspersed with recitations of Yiddish poetry (with the English translation on a screen above). I liked the idea of music plus...continued

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Program (subject to change):

Milner Farn opsheyd (Kleyne rapsodie) (1939)

Bloch: Piano Sonata, Op. 40 (1935)

Bialik: Yiddish poetry selected and recited by Mr. Kissin

Krein: Suite dansee (1928), First Five Pieces

Peretz: Yiddish poetry selected and recited by Mr. Kissin

Veprik: Sonata No. 2 (1924)

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.