Venue Details

4081 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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42 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 20 2013

Urbanski is fabulous! The orchestra sounded better than ever. And Thibaudet is excellent. Highlyt recommended.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 20 2013

JEAN-yVES THIBAUDET IS A FANTASTIC PIANIST. TOO BAD WE CHOSE THE THURSDAY CONCERT INSTEAD OF THE FRIDAY (NOT KNOWING THE PROGRAM) AS THE MACMILLAN PIANO CONCERT WAS DREADFUL, CACOPHONY. HOWEVER, THE AFTER CONCERT POSTLUDE OF ORGAN MUSIC ON THE...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

We took our 15 year old nephew to see this performance as he plays base in his school orchestra and jazz band and plays in tri-county and all county performances. We all enjoyed the whole concert. This was our nephew's first time seeing the NSO...continued

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Website

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

Description

Running time:

Part One – 44 minutes

Intermission – 15 minutes

Part Two – 29 minutes

June 20, 2013 Program

Grieg: _Peer Gynt _Suite No. 1, Op. 46 

Macmillan: Piano Concerto No. 3, “The Mysteries of Light” 

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra 

  • June 21 and 22, 2013 Program *

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 

Saint-Saëns:  Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 “Egyptian”    

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra 

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.