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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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54 events
27 reviews
42 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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NSO: Eschenbach Conducts Saint-Saëns, Reynolds
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28 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

Fun night. New piece on G. Washington was interesting to hear. Saint Saens was really well done.

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55 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 04 2013

The program was fine. But we were very disappointed with the seats. First tier of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall but way on the side where you had to lean forward even from the front row to see the stage. There were plenty of empty seats in...continued

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22 reviews
15 stars
attended Oct 05 2013

It was an interesting concert, with a new piece. It was a premiere. I was not too taken by the presentation of this premiere.

We liked our seats, which were much better than last time. This time we didn't sit at the end of the row, by the wall....continued

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A co-commission with the University of California Washington Center, Mount Vernon, and the NSO, the multimedia work george WASHINGTON features actors portraying the nation’s first President as a youth, in middle age, and in his mid-60s — using words known to have been written or spoken by Washington. Sound and video artists worked with composer Roger Reynolds, and ambient and specific sounds and images have been recorded at Mount Vernon. There will be projections on screens around the stage walls of the Concert Hall, and surround-sound speakers will be placed around the hall. The premiere coincides with an important milestone for Mount Vernon: the September 27 opening of The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. In addition to safeguarding original Washington volumes, the Library will serve as a center for research, educator programs, and leadership training.



About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.