Venue Details

4030 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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7 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

Excellent, couldn't have been better!

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

Great seats in center orchestra. I liked the mixture of Rachmaninoff pieces. The piano duet was marvelous!

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attended Nov 21 2010

great event! We got excellent seats and could see the entire stage very well from where we were. the washington chorus is quite talented and entertaining.

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Description

*_Vespers_ (All-Night Vigil), Opus 37

Symphonic Dances for 2 Pianos, Opus 45*

Julian Wachner and Grace Cho, piano

Selected Songs

Chad A. Johnson, tenor

Following the success of last season’s The Essential Puccini, The Washington Chorus, celebrating its 50th Anniversary season, presents gems from the Russian master Sergei Rachmaninoff, including his crowning achievement, the monumental Vespers. One of the greatest a cappella masterworks in the choral repertoire, the Vespers (All-Night Vigil) is enjoying a phenomenal popularity with concert-goers everywhere. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear The Washington Chorus in a surround-the-stage setting in this fantastic program of The Essential Rachmaninoff.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Chorus

Founded in 1961 as the Oratorio Society of Washington, The Washington Chorus is noted for its critically-acclaimed performances and recordings of the entire range of the choral repertoire. A Grammy Award winner, The Washington Chorus is currently in its 50th season and is considered a cultural leader in the Washington area. The Chorus presents an annual subscription series at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Music Center at Strathmore, and other major venues throughout the Washington area. The Chorus frequently appears there at the invitation of the National Symphony Orchestra, singing under the direction of many of the world's greatest conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Mstislav Rostropovich, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Neville Marriner, Charles Dutoit, Kent Nagano and many others. In addition to its regular Kennedy Center performances, the Chorus has sung throughout the metropolitan area and has received acclaim for numerous world premieres. The Chorus has recorded, been nationally broadcast and internationally televised, performed as part of a motion picture soundtrack, and has performed for presidential inaugurations and to honor world leaders.