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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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Philadelphia Orchestra with Gil Shaham: Tchaikovsky, Walton, Mendelssohn
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attended May 20 2011

One of the best nights at the symphony I have ever experienced. Amazing!

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attended May 20 2011

Superb event (once-in-a-lifetime kind of event actually). I absolutely loved Gil Shaham's performance, and, of course, Philadelphia Orchestra was absolutely great as always.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The Philadelphia Orchestra is unquestionably one of the world’s greats—its sound is incomparably thick and sweet, like a luxurious syrup, with rich string tone, weighty brass and booming timpani.” —Financial Times


Philadelphia Orchestra

Charles Dutoit, conductor

Gil Shaham, violin

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture    

Walton: Violin Concerto    

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Performing Arts

For 40 years Washington Performing Arts Society has created profound opportunities by connecting the community to artists, in both education and performance. Through live events in venues that criss-cross the landscape of the D.C. metropolitan area, WPAS invites all to share lifelong opportunities to deepen their cultural knowledge, enrich their lives, and expand their understanding of the world through the universal language of the performing arts.

Established in 1965 by impresario Patrick Hayes, the organization flourished under Douglas Wheeler from 1982 to 2002. Now with the inspired leadership of President Neale Perl, Washington Performing Arts Society continues to be widely recognized as one of the leading presenters of the performing arts in the nation.