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Lisner Auditorium
At the corner of H and 21st Streets George Washington University Washington, DC 20052
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Amy Jenkins
32 events
7 reviews
6 stars
The terrace seats in the Lisner Auditorium are horrible! I left early because the are so crowded on leg room. I'm 5'7" tall and my knees were jammed into the seat in front of my. It was worse than a 16 hour coach flight. Ppl were up and down because they were uncomfortable. It was hard to enjoy the show in such misery.
Diego El Cigala
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just a few blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro
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4.9 average rating
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39 events
24 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

As usual, the Washington Concert Opera had excellent soloists, and a very good orchestra and chorus. The rarely performed opera was a delight to hear.

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28 events
12 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

The lead soprano was wonderful and we will hear more of her in the future I am sure - Elgise Gutierrez. The lead tenor, Rene Barbera also had a wonderful sound. The support roles with Maureen McKay and Ben Wagner were very enjoyable as well. ...continued

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Esther Pujol Rodriguez
19 events
5 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

Orquestra + singers + libretto + music score = opera.

As operas go, la somnambula was amazing.

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Quotes & Highlights

“This performance of Bellini’s lovely opera from Sardinia has a superb Amina in Eglise Gutierrez, the finest since Callas.” —_BBC Music Magazine _
“Eglise Gutiérrez, the Cuban-American soprano, makes a sensational Amina, dispatching her roller-coaster solos with ease and genuine charm.” —The Guardian (London)

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Concert Opera

Washington Concert Opera is a fully professional concert opera company presenting internationally acclaimed singers and professional musicians and choruses in unstaged versions of full-length operas. WCO's distinctive repertoire comprises operas that either have not been previously presented in the Washington area, are infrequently performed, or represent extraordinary opportunities to showcase renowned artists in unfamiliar roles, thereby providing audiences with unique musical experiences.