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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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David Diehl
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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David Diehl
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 May 21 2010

Best concert of the year. Great to hear music from the 21st century but also of the highest quality. Ms Josefowicz (who i have now heard for the 2nd time) is amazing both technically and musically. The kennedy center players seemed to rise to the...continued

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http://www.kennedy-center.org/nso/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=...

Description

 John Adams returns for a program that includes two of his works, The Dharma at Big Sur, featuring violinist Leila Josefowicz, and his Doctor Atomic Symphony. Also on the program are works by Britten and Stravinsky. 

Program: 

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a 

Adams: The Dharma at Big Sur 

Stravinsky: _F__eu d’Artifice _

Adams: Dr. Atomic Symphony 

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.