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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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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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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 Jan 28 2011

Everything was well played and I loved the 5th Symphony. Eschenbach did a marvelous job. Beethoven's Triple Concerto (violinist Nurit Bar-Josef, cellist David Hardy, and pianist Lambert Orkis) was great. However I did not like Berg's Three...continued

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Read about National Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Christoph Eschenbach.
Read about violinist Nurit Bar-Josef.


Christoph Eschenbach conducts Beethoven’s Triple Concerto played by violinist Nurit Bar-Josef, cellist David Hardy, and pianist Lambert Orkis. Also on the program are Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Berg’s Three Orchestral Pieces.

AfterWords with Christoph Eschenbach, Nurit Bar-Josef, David Hardy, Lambert Orkis and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon, following the Friday evening concert.


Berg – Three Pieces for Orchestra

Beethoven – Triple Concerto

Beethoven – Symphony No. 5

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.