Venue Details

4078 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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Reviews & Ratings

51 ratings
4.6 average rating
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5 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

The orchestra's playing of Schubert was superb as was the Mozart. I especially appreciated Widmann's playing of the clarinet and found his composition provocative.

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15 events
12 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

We attend National Symphony performances fairly frequently. This was not one of the greatest, but nonetheless an evening of good music and of excellent performances. The piece by Widmann was certainly interesting and worth hearing again We are...continued

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14 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

Such a fun Saturday night! Glass harmonica?!?! Amazing. Clarinet soloist? Couldn't take my eyes off of him. He was wonderful to watch and listen to. And the last piece was beautiful. I took two friends that hadn't been to see the NSO before, and...continued

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Website

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

Description

Widmann - Armonica

Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622

Schubert - Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 “The Great”

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.