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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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NSO Pops: Pink Martini
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4.3 average rating
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7 events
6 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 14 2011

Opening with Ravel's Bolero was truly the best moment of the night. The following announcement that Storm Large and Ari Shapiro would be singing show tunes made we want to head to the exit. They did their best - and it turned out fun. How could it...continued

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attended Apr 14 2011

While I love Pink Martini, I was dissapointed that they did not announce that China would not be singing. In addition, there was no explanation for the trombone being absent. Its a critical position with only two horn players.

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12 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

A very eclectic mix of music. Songs that start with Chopin and then introduce passionate latino rhythms. From Ella's classic 'Why the Lady is a Tramp' to French chansons and songs evoking Brazilian carnaval. The crowd on stage genuinely had lots...continued

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Check out Pink Martini’s official website.


If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, Pink Martini would be that band. One minute you’re in a samba parade in Rio de Janeiro, the next you’re in a palazzo in Naples. Together again with the NSO Pops, the group that Variety calls “impressive…charming and elegant” picks up where they left off after their crowd-pleasing 2008 performances. Expect a cool vibe with a hint of a wild side—just as their name implies—when Pink Martini returns to continue their musical travelogue.

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.