Venue Details

3088 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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I wore suit with an open neck. Hey, anything but blue jeans!.
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The opera house was very warm. Don't wear anything heavy.
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Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
4.6 average rating
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17 events
6 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 15 2012

Probably one of the most enjoyable operas I have heard in a long time. It was just beautiful.

Radvanovsky was absolutely delightful. She touched us from her first notes and we were under her charm for a long time after the show ended.

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1 review
3 stars
attended Sep 18 2012

I enjoy the opera but last year when i bought season tickets months in advance I had conflicts and had to exchange them all for new dates. This year I used Goldstar for Anna Bolenna and was delighted. I ordered them by internet a few days before...continued

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22 reviews
20 stars
attended Sep 24 2012

Great performance by the leading lady. Spectacular voice with several dramatic arias and duets. The Jane Seymour character was also wonderful. I thought the lead tenor (Percy) was a little weak both physically and vocally. Interesting...continued

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Website

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=OMOSE

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Description

Libretto by Felice Romani

Production owned by The Dallas Opera

Anna Bolena: Sondra Radvanovsky

Riccardo (Lord Richard Percy): Shalva Mukeria

Giovanna (Jane Seymour): Sonia Ganassi

Enrico VIII (Henry the VIII): Oren Gradus

Smeton, the Queen’s page: Claudia Huckle

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra.

Running time is approximately 3 hours.

Act !: 84 minutes

Intermission: 20 minutes

Act II: 74 minutes

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.