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16087 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Lewis Ferguson

A first rate performance. Great soprano lead and wonderful orchestral playing.

reviewed Sep 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Steve

excellent production, highly recommended. Also, the Goldstar section had great seats. This is a very long opera, but never boring.

reviewed Sep 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from kevharb

If you are a Wagner fan, you may enjoy this opera. I'd never seen one of his operas and now I will never see another. It's ponderous and clunky and not much happens. The libretto is not poetic and the characters are not sympathetic. It's a lot of...continued

reviewed Sep 24 2013 report as inappropriate
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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)____

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