Venue Details

4030 Star Starred
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.
A Capital Christmas info Dec 16 2014 star this tip starred
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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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 17 2009

An outstanding pianist and a wonderful program. I think he enjoyed himself as much as we did...with 2 encores!

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 17 2009

Perahia played beautifully - we had a wonderful afternoon. Thank you - Goldstar

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 17 2009

The concert was great!!! I loved it!

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Website

http://www.wpas.org/tickets/eventholder/murrayperahiapiano.aspx?...

Description

In the more than 30 years he has been performing on the concert stage, American pianist Murray Perahia has become one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time.

Program:

Bach Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109

Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15

Chopin Etude No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 25, “Aeolian Harp”

Mazurka in A flat major, Op. 59, No. 2

Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op. 50, No. 3

Mazurka in F sharp minor, Op. 59, No. 3

Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54, CT.200

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Performing Arts Society

For 40 years Washington Performing Arts Society has created profound opportunities by connecting the community to artists, in both education and performance. Through live events in venues that criss-cross the landscape of the D.C. metropolitan area, WPAS invites all to share lifelong opportunities to deepen their cultural knowledge, enrich their lives, and expand their understanding of the world through the universal language of the performing arts.

Established in 1965 by impresario Patrick Hayes, the organization flourished under Douglas Wheeler from 1982 to 2002. Now with the inspired leadership of President Neale Perl, Washington Performing Arts Society continues to be widely recognized as one of the leading presenters of the performing arts in the nation.