Venue Details

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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Lots of people dress up but there are a number of people that come more casually dressed
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At KenCen? Pricey.
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Plenty of parking but pricey and madhouse getting out. Cab it if you can.
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Make it a special event for yourself, dress nicely and you won't be disappointed
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Take a free shuttle from GW/Foggy Bottom metro, if you can - parking costs $24
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Roof Terrace restaurant is pricey, but at least view is marvelous
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16 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 06 2011

Very enjoyable show. I'm not terribly knowledgeable about symphonic music in general but the Sibelius was very intriguing. The other two pieces (we missed Night on Bald Mountain) were obscure but interesting. A good evening all around.

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 08 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed this concert, particularly the excellent performance of Nielson's 5th Symphony.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 06 2011

This is a filet mignon of musical programming - it consists of less-played pieces by Sibelius, Nielsen, Lyadov and Mussorgsky, which are nevertheless marvelous. Lyadov... continued

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=NMCSB

Description

Maestro John Storgårds makes his NSO debut bringing acclaimed violinist Gidon Kremer’s “great interpretive strength” (The New York Times) to bear on Sibelius’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program are works by Mussorgsky, Liadov, and Nielsen.

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MUSSORGSKY – Night on Bald Mountain

SIBELIUS – Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47

LIADOV – The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62

NIELSEN – Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 *

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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.