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14905 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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24 events
8 reviews
10 stars
Don't count on getting a taxi cab afterwards. They were giving priority pick-up to Uber & private cars. I would recommend the Foggy Bottom shuttle & taking the Metro if you can.
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JAG
31 events
19 reviews
15 stars
Avoid the garage at the KenCen at all costs: a rip-off. At the very least, park at the garage next door for $12. If you can't take the Metro to GW (and then the free shuttle to the KenCen), you can try parking on the street NEAR the Metro and then jumping on the bus. And then you can get a bite to eat before (or after).
New York City Ballet: 2 Programs
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Reviews & Ratings

"Lucrezia Borgia"
23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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John
39 events
33 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

I really enjoyed the show! Costumes, singing, music, and viewing was all brilliant!! Lucrezia's voice as well as the lead player's voices were strong and vibrant. Some of the secondary players could have projected a bit more.

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39 events
25 reviews
23 stars
attended Nov 17 2008

Wonderful performance. Good seats for the price. An opera lover's opera. The lead singer, Sondra Radvanovsky (who alternated with Renee Fleming) was marvelous, as were all the leads. She brought down the house.

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16 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 07 2008

Excellent production. Cast (without R. Flemming) was still outstanding. Seats were as promised. Without Goldstar I wouldn't be seeing as many operas as I do.

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Description

Renée Fleming, one of the greatest sopranos of our day, makes her WNO debut as the infamous Lucrezia Borgia, a role she shares with Sondra Radvanovsky.

Composed by Gaetano Donizetti

Libretto by Felice Romani

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

The running time for this production is approximately two hours and 42 minutes including two 20-minute intermissions.

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.