Venue Details

966 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Member Tips

ginger
Kennedy center parking is hideously expensive
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ginger
Across the board
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Take the Metro to GW and the free shuttle if parking seems too expensive.
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The cafeteria style cafe upstairs has many choices and a great view of Washington.
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Individual choice. Nothing seemed out of place.
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Cafe choices are limited and pricey
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Reviews & Ratings

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3 reviews
13 stars
attended May 21 2012

Music is wonderful - operatic, choral, and symphonic. Good staging and sets, great costumes, good use of color. Read synopsis ahead of time, as English surtitles are surprisingly difficult to read.

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16 reviews
17 stars
attended May 21 2012

We loved the Washington Opera performance of Nabucco. The music is so beautiful - and the chorus is so powerful. Midgette (Post critic) didn't like the staging of a... continued

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended May 21 2012

the music and singing, especially Nabucco, were very good. My only complaint is that the surtitles were nearly unreadable.

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More Information

Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=OMOSC

Description

Libretto by Temistocle Solera

Conducted by WNO Music Director Philippe Auguin

Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra.

The performance runs approximately 2 hours, 45 minutes, with two 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.