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16177 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Kermit Sveen
16 events 3 reviews

I rate the musicality of the event at the highest level. Beautiful music with interesting instruments I've never heard before, all part of the "Arabesque" fest at the Kennedy; and conducted expertly by Maazel. And being in the Kennedy is always a...continued

reviewed Feb 24 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 3 reviews

There were a couple of inexplicable things about this performance - a delayed start and a deviation from the program (omitting the last number). But, to be honest, had it been announced that composer Maurice Khalife was NOT going to perform at...continued

reviewed Feb 24 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from pouchman27
4 events 2 reviews

I was going just expecting the fifth and nothing much else, but I really enjoyed the Arabic music they played. I think I liked that part more than Beethoven's fifth.

reviewed Feb 24 2009 report as inappropriate
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Based in Doha, Qatar, the newly formed Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Marcel Khalifé, music director and resident composer, makes its international debut. Maestro Lorin Maazel, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, conducts the Arab and western musicians of the orchestra in a program that includes Beethoven’s powerful and ageless Symphony No. 5 and two new works by Khalifé: Arabian Concerto and Salute.

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