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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Consertia
14 events
10 reviews
36 stars
In Capital Hill,walking distance from Capital Building. About 2 blocks over plenty of places to eat with side walk cafe`s.
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"Don Quixote"
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9 events
5 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 18 2009

it was not advertised, in my opinion, correctly... from the start of the performance, we realized it wasn't what we had expected at all...ended up leaving at intermission

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Miguel de Cervantes’ 1605 masterpiece “Don Quixote was” immediately popular not only in Spain, but all across Europe. Translated into many languages, it became the source of musical inspiration for Henry Purcell, Thomas D’Urfey, Georg Philip Telemann, and many other composers during the Baroque period and beyond. The music of these masters is performed with dramatic readings from Cervantes’ great work. With baritone William Sharp, soprano Rosa Lamoreaux, guest instrumentalists, and actor Floyd King as Don Quixote.