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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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I wore sports coat, slacks.
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When you go to an event at the Kennedy Center, make certain to see what is playing at the Millenium Stage. A free performance is offered at 6:00 every night. I saw a wonderful set of Broadway show tune sung by very talented students from Catholic University.
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4.4 average rating
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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 13 2010

I like her playing but did not like the music that she played much (Brahms violin sonatas).

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5 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 13 2010

Love Anna-Sophie Mutter, loved this program. The encore pieces were really fun too....It Ain't Necessarily So, Hungarian Rhapsody, and a piece by Andre Previn.

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 13 2010

Yes, Anne-Sophie IS the queen of the violin.

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Website

http://www.wpas.org/tickets/eventholder/201011/annesophiemutter....

Quotes & Highlights

Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis discuss the Brahms violin sonatas at her website.

Description

Described in a _Strings _profile as a “Goddess with a Gift,” the elegant, dynamic and accomplished violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter returns to Washington to perform the complete Brahms Violin Sonatas (Nos. 1, 2 and 3) at an afternoon recital with her frequent musical partner, pianist Lambert Orkis.

Born in Rheinfelden, Germany, Mutter launched her international career at age 13 at the 1976 Lucerne Festival, performing the following year as a soloist in Salzburg under the direction of conductor Herbert von Karajan, who became her mentor. Since then, Mutter has performed in all the major music centers of Europe, the United States and Asia.

Mutter’s vast discography of over 60 recordings includes all of Mozart’s major compositions for violin, recorded in honor of the composer’s 250th birthday. Mutter’s recording of Brahms’ Violin Sonatas performed together with Lambert Orkis was released in March 2010.

Mutter’s recordings have won numerous prizes, including the German Record Prize, the Record Academy Prize, the Grand Prix du Disque, the International Record Prize, Le Monde de la Musique, Record Geijutsu, and several Grammys. Mutter established the Rudolf Eberle Foundation in1987, which together with the Friends of Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation supports young talented musicians around the world.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Performing Arts Society

For 40 years Washington Performing Arts Society has created profound opportunities by connecting the community to artists, in both education and performance. Through live events in venues that criss-cross the landscape of the D.C. metropolitan area, WPAS invites all to share lifelong opportunities to deepen their cultural knowledge, enrich their lives, and expand their understanding of the world through the universal language of the performing arts.

Established in 1965 by impresario Patrick Hayes, the organization flourished under Douglas Wheeler from 1982 to 2002. Now with the inspired leadership of President Neale Perl, Washington Performing Arts Society continues to be widely recognized as one of the leading presenters of the performing arts in the nation.