Washington National Opera's Tristan and Isolde: Wagner's Mythic Romance
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The last date listed for Tristan and Isolde was Friday September 27, 2013 / 6:00pm.
Currently at The Kennedy Center - Opera House:
- Full Price:
- $80.00 - $195.00
- Our Price:
- $48.00 - $117.00
Mozart's whimsical opera The Magic Flute springs to life via the Washington National Opera and vivid, colorful sets and costumes from Japanese-American artist Jun Kaneko. This adventure-filled opera begins as the Queen of the Night sends the brave Prince Tamino on a quest to rescue her daughter from an evil sorcerer. Accompanied by the clumsy and comical birdcatcher Papageno, Tamino braves all obstacles to find the princess and defeat the sorcerer, only to find that all is not what it seems. Tamino's adventure is marked by dramatic plot twists as trickery and betrayals are revealed, and the true villain emerges. This production is sung in English with projected English titles. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Ellen Smith
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Debra Voight, the main soprano for the performance was substituted by another singer on 9/27. She was definitely not the same caliber or talent. We are disappointed to purchase tickets then have the major star bow out. The main reason for attending this performance was to hear Ms. Voight. We will have to rethink spending $$$ to purchase tickets if no restitution can be made if the major star(s) do not perform.
Tristan: Ian Storey
Isolde: Iréne Theorin
Brangäne: Elizabeth Bishop
Kurwenal: James Rutherford
King Marke: Wilhelm Schwinghammer
Conductor: Philippe Auguin
Director: Neil Armfield
Costume Designer: Jennie Tate
Lighting Designer: Toby Sewell
__Performed in German with projected English titles. Titles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra.
Performance Timing: Act I – 80 min.; Intermission - 25 min.; Act II – 66 min.; Intermission - 25 min.; Act III – 76 min. (4 hours, 35 minutes)____
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.