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4061 Star Starred
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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51 events
20 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 23 2012

I've seen several performances of The Messiah at the Kennedy Center, but this one was particularly good. The choir was showcased more than in previous years, which I enjoyed. The choir was fabulous -- crisp, buoyant, emotive. The soloists were...continued

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20 reviews
14 stars
attended Dec 15 2011

This is a superb production of "The Messiah." I have seen several versions of The Messiah at the Kennedy Center, and I enjoyed this one the most. It has a theatrical, almost operatic, feel. The four soloists -- particularly two of the men --...continued

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12 reviews
36 stars
attended Dec 20 2012

A good but not spectacular performance. Both the orchestra and the chorus were delightful, but I had trouble hearing the soloists. Could have been the Concert Hall acoustics? The Concert Hall, unlike the Opera House, appears to be a challenge for...continued

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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.