Venue Details

941 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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34 ratings
4.4 average rating
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33 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 25 2008

The opera was beautiful in every way----superb voices, exquisite sets, beautiful costumes and, lest we not forget, music by a master.
A perfect evening.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 22 2008

Absolutely wonderful! Well worth it!

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32 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 20 2008

Great time!! The show is a feast for both the eyes and the ears!!

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Description

Join Washington National Opera for Georges Bizet’s exotic feast for the eyes and ears. The prayers of the virgin priestess Leïla (Norah Amsellem) protect the fishermen of ancient Ceylon until Chief Zurga (Trevor Scheunemann) jealously condemns her and Nadir (Charles Castronovo) to death. When Zurga realizes that Leïla is the woman who once saved his life, he makes the ultimate sacrifice for their freedom and happiness. Acclaimed Italian conductor Giuseppe Grazioli makes his WNO debut.

In French 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.