Venue Details

3070 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Goldstar Member
I wore suit with an open neck. Hey, anything but blue jeans!.
L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) dress Jun 13 2014 star this tip starred
dmaeroqueen
The opera house was very warm. Don't wear anything heavy.
The Magic Flute info May 06 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4.3 average rating
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55 events
34 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 20 2008

Prime orchestra was exactly what it should have been---center seats in the best part of the opera house. It was truly a magical evening.

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61 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 25 2008

Good opera. Brilliant Staging. I felt as if an edgy Impressionist Painting had come alive!

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6 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 20 2008

Fabulous performance and singing. Highly recommended.

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Description

Join Washington National Opera as The Flying Dutchman storms into the Kennedy Center Opera House. This chilling ghost story, full of thunderous orchestral themes and glorious arias, is the perfect choice for anyone experiencing their first Wagner opera. Easily one of Richard Wagner’s most accessible stories, The Flying Dutchman clocks in at just over two hours. It’s no longer than an evening at the movies!

Sung in German with English supertitles.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington National Opera

As the resident opera company of the Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera (WNO) draws on a rich history to offer high-quality grand opera featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, WNO serves as a vital resource throughout the Washington metro area, bringing opera to a broad public through its award-winning education and community programs.