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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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The weather was Windy. I wore dress stocking and boots.
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They only allow bottled water inside the theatre, so if you get a drink that isn't water at intermission, make sure you have time to drink it. Drinks and snacks are expensive, so if you can do without your pocketbook will be happier!
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19 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 play within a play. What we saw was a group of 19th Century aristocrats watching...continued

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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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0 stars
attended May 21 2012

Awesome/extravagant set and costume design.

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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.