Venue Details

329 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Member Tips

Sherman Cohn
The Kennedy Center's $20 parking fee is outrageously high, but we have no choice.
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Goldstar Member
Park at the Watergate next door for only $10
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Sharon
The Metro to Foggy Bottom and the free Shuttle Bus is the way to go!
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Sarah C.
I found street parking -- about a 10 minute walk away.
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shoshana Marcus
Casual dressy
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shoshana Marcus
We enjoyed dessert at the KC Coffee shop
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87 events
51 reviews
35 stars
attended Jan 23 2011

For anything in the Concert Hall, go to the Concert Hall Ticket Office only. We stood in line with several others and didn't realize there was another ticket office... continued

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50 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 23 2011

What a great afternoon at the Kennedy Center. NSO was impressive and Tzimon Barto lived up to his reputation.

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17 reviews
30 stars
attended Jan 22 2011

Outstanding program. So rich and varied. Thoroughly delightful.

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More Information

Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/nso/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=...

Quotes & Highlights

Visit Tzimon Barto’s website.
Learn more about The Presidency of John F. Kennedy: A 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Description

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor

Tzimon Barto, piano

Program:

Bernstein – _Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK _

Lieberson – _Remembering JFK (An American Elegy) _

A commission of the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C., Christoph Eschenbach, Music Director, through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works.

Bernstein- Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Gershwin – Piano Concerto

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.