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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 Nov 06 2009

AMAZING! WORLD CLASS ALL THE WAY! Hearing the Brahms First Movement cadenza was worth the price of admission alone! (I don't think I have ever heard/seen such technique) I am not a fan of Prokofiev but after hearing the NSO play with this...continued

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Description

Former Bolshoi Theatre Music Director Alexander Vedernikov makes his US orchestra debut, conducting the Brahms Violin Concerto with soloist Vadim Repin, whom the Los Angeles Times praises for his “muscular performances, aggressive and astounding.”

Program:

Brahms – Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 77

Prokofiev – Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

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.