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4048 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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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 10 2011

Radu Lupu's interpretations are always different -- this one was and we really liked it. The orchestra showed stamina and finesse during their playing of Tchaikovsky's Manfred. A very enjoyable evening.

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attended Feb 11 2011

Had never seen Lupu. Now I understand why he is so revered in Europe, He plays with such control but with real passion.

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Website

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

Description

  • *Gianandrea Noseda , conductor

Radu Lupu , piano*

Program*

Smetana - Overture to __The Kiss

__Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3

Tchaikovsky - Manfred, Symphonic Poem after Byron

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.