Venue Details

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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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35 events
21 reviews
43 stars
Parking is too expensive for this venue. Better - Metro and shuttle. even if you have to leave earlier since the Metro is so unreliable these days.
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35 events
21 reviews
43 stars
The weather was getting cold! but the shuttle took care of that problem!. I wore dressy - not formal. Many people were dressed up festive etc. .
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Flying Dutchman"
27 ratings
4.3 average rating
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59 events
34 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 20 2008

Prime orchestra was exactly what it should have been---center seats in the best part of the opera house. It was truly a magical evening.

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100 events
61 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 25 2008

Good opera. Brilliant Staging. I felt as if an edgy Impressionist Painting had come alive!

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14 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 20 2008

Fabulous performance and singing. Highly recommended.

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Join Washington National Opera as The Flying Dutchman storms into the Kennedy Center Opera House. This chilling ghost story, full of thunderous orchestral themes and glorious arias, is the perfect choice for anyone experiencing their first Wagner opera. Easily one of Richard Wagner’s most accessible stories, The Flying Dutchman clocks in at just over two hours. It’s no longer than an evening at the movies!

Sung in German with English supertitles.