Venue Details

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 Steve
Red Velvet 158 events 103 reviews

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
Red Velvet 131 events 41 reviews

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
Review from Lewis Ferguson
2 events 1 review

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

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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