Venue Details

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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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I wore suit with an open neck. Hey, anything but blue jeans!.
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The opera house was very warm. Don't wear anything heavy.
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23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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32 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

I really enjoyed the show! Costumes, singing, music, and viewing was all brilliant!! Lucrezia's voice as well as the lead player's voices were strong and vibrant. Some of the secondary players could have projected a bit more.

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22 reviews
21 stars
attended Nov 17 2008

Wonderful performance. Good seats for the price. An opera lover's opera. The lead singer, Sondra Radvanovsky (who alternated with Renee Fleming) was marvelous, as were all the leads. She brought down the house.

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

Excellent production. Cast (without R. Flemming) was still outstanding. Seats were as promised. Without Goldstar I wouldn't be seeing as many operas as I do.

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Website

http://www.dc-opera.org/ourseason/lucreziaborgia.asp

Description

Renée Fleming, one of the greatest sopranos of our day, makes her WNO debut as the infamous Lucrezia Borgia, a role she shares with Sondra Radvanovsky.

Composed by Gaetano Donizetti

Libretto by Felice Romani

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

The running time for this production is approximately two hours and 42 minutes including two 20-minute intermissions.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington National Opera

As the resident opera company of the Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera (WNO) draws on a rich history to offer high-quality grand opera featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, WNO serves as a vital resource throughout the Washington metro area, bringing opera to a broad public through its award-winning education and community programs.