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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from Marcos
Red Velvet 32 events 4 reviews

Mahler's 5th was fantastic. Goldstar could have done better at updating this event as the program changed and it was not, actually, an all-Mahler program. Fortunately I had seen the program notes at the Kennedy Center web site and was aware of...continued

reviewed Oct 15 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Sooz
Red Velvet 52 events 4 reviews

Nothing short of extraordinary! The Mahler 5th was among the best interpreted and played I've heard since Leonard Bernstein conducted it.

reviewed Oct 16 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Harriet
17 events 13 reviews

The Mahler was one of the finest performances I have ever heard of this work -- the Fourth Movement moved me to tears. The Mozart, an unfamiliar piece was fine, but not quite up to the Mahler. I think the NSO is in for an excellent ride with...continued

reviewed Oct 15 2010 report as inappropriate
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Description

Christoph Eschenbach conducts an all-Mahler program. The NSO performs Symphony No. 5 as well as __Kindertotenlieder __with contralto Nathalie Stutzmann.

Program:

MAHLER – Kindertotenlieder (Program Notes)

MAHLER – Symphony No. 5

Christoph Eschenbach is now in his first season as Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra, as well as Music Director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He is also in great demand as a distinguished guest conductor with the finest orchestras and opera houses throughout the world.This season includes many features that are anticipated to become hallmarks of Maestro Eschenbach’s tenure in Washington.

<em>Parade</em> The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Presents <em>La Perichole</em> <em>Fickle: A Fancy French Farce</em> <em>James and the Giant Peach Jr.</em> <em>Fun Home</em> Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise