Venue Details

6096 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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A. Tompkins
We ate at the terrace restaurant which is always a treat. There is another self serve restaurant at the terrace level which is quite nice as well. Both are aware that you are trying to get to a show so the service is geared to making sure you get out in time.
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griffitm@verizon.net
The weather was light rain, but mild. I wore a sweater, dress shirt & tie with dress pants and shoes. Saw other people dressed casual and some really dressy. Broad selection.
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97 events
36 reviews
94 stars
attended Mar 09 2013

Brilliant! Beautiful opera, exquisite staging and wonderfully sung. It is an expensive treat but well worth it. Norma is not often presented and this may be your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy it. And, I doubt one can see a better...continued

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1 review
11 stars
attended Mar 21 2013

I’m so very glad I was not dissuaded from going to see this Norma by Midgette’s review. Angela Mead was extraordinary. The duets of Ms. Mead and Ms. Zajick were thrilling. It was a joyful and memorable evening.

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15 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 18 2013

The music is wonderful. The singing is wonderful. The acting is wonderful. The plot is hokey but who cares!

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Website

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

Description

Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma 

Libretto by Felice Romani 

New Production 

Norma: Angela Meade 

Adalgisa: Dolora Zajick 

Pollione: Rafael Davila 

Oroveso: Dmitry Belosselskiy 

Conductor: Daniele Rustioni 

Director: Anne Bogart 

Set Designer: Neil Patel 

Costume Designer: James Schuette 

Lighting Designer: Christopher Akerlind 

Choreographer: Barney O’Hanlon

Opera Insight: Free preview of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Bellini’s Norma on the Millennium Stage featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program on Tue., Feb. 5 at 6 p.m.

O-Zone Lecture: Free pre-performance lecture in the Opera House – Thu., Mar. 21 at 6:15 p.m. Patrons must present a ticket or stub from any performance of this production. 

Artist Q&A follows the performance on: Sun., Mar. 24. Artist Q&As are free, but patrons must present a ticket or stub from any performance of the production that is being discussed. 

Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra. 

Performance Timing: Act I – 80 min.; Intermission – 20 min.; Act II – 60 min. (2-3/4 hours).

_All events and artists subject to change without prior notice. 

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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.