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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Goldstar Member
20 events 12 reviews

Excellent concert. The orchestra has never sounded better. Thought the soloist played in a slightly flashy manner; would have preferred a more emotionally charged performance, but that is a minor detail. Only problem with the Kennedy Center is the...continued

reviewed Nov 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar
20 events 1 review

The Brahms was well done, but Eschenbach seemed to love conducting the Pastoral. Was surprised he's such a slight man. Good to see the NSO in a good place musically.

reviewed Nov 17 2011 report as inappropriate
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AfterWords: The Thursday, Nov. 17 performance is followed by a free discussion with Christoph Eschenbach, Leonidas Kavakos, and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon.

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Christoph Eschenbach continues the NSO’s exploration of Beethoven with the verdant Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral.” Also on the program, Leonidas Kavakos plays another work of German genius, Brahms’s Violin Concerto.

*Program: 

BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, “Pastoral”

<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