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5113 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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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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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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attended Nov 02 2008

Great performance, Magnificent Soloists, Magical music!

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1 stars
attended Nov 02 2008

It was one of the best concerts I've ever seen -- seriously.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 02 2008

The performance was superb in every way and of course the Kennedy Center is a great venue. Our seating on the other hand was abysmal. We were in the 4th row of the orchestra in the very last two seats to the far left of the hall. This of course...continued

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For many, Verdi’s monumental Requiem stands as the most powerful and expressive of all the great Requiems. For the opening concert of the Choral Arts Society of Washington’s season, they are pleased to be joined by the magnificent voices of the Heritage Signature Chorale for a memorable afternoon of choral splendor. With full orchestra and a stunning cast of internationally-renowned vocal soloists, this performance promises to bring you all of the passion and drama of Verdi’s beloved masterpiece.

Choral Arts Society Chorus

Norman Scribner, Artistic Director

The Heritage Signature Chorale

Stanley J. Thurston, Music Director

Norman Scribner, conductor

Alexandra Deshorties, soprano

Stacey Rishoi, mezzo-soprano

Yeghishe Manucharyan, tenor

Kirk Eichelberger, bass

About the Ticket Supplier: Choral Arts Society of Washington

Founded in 1965, The Choral Arts Society of Washington is one of the leading choral organizations in the United States with a symphonic chorus of more than 180 professional-caliber volunteer singers. Under the leadership of its founder and artistic director Norman Scribner the chorus has performed with leading symphony orchestras, sung under the world's most distinguished conductors, produced acclaimed recordings and toured nationally and internationally.