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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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22 reviews
17 stars
Unless you are in excellent health, just go ahead and pay the $23 for parking in the Kennedy Center. Even the closest alternative at the Watergate is a long-ish walk, uphill, in the cold. If Metro is convenient for you and you are not in a rush, that, with the shuttle bus to the Kennedy Center, is the best option.
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I don't mind paying for convenience so I just paid for parking at The Kennedy Center which was $20. I paid ahead online and saved $3 and had a guaranteed spot.
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Reviews & Ratings

Washington National Opera: "Anna Bolena"
18 ratings
4.6 average rating
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37 events
24 reviews
23 stars
attended Sep 24 2012

Great performance by the leading lady. Spectacular voice with several dramatic arias and duets. The Jane Seymour character was also wonderful. I thought the lead tenor (Percy) was a little weak both physically and vocally. Interesting...continued

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29 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 18 2012

The lead singers, two sopranos and a tenor, are outstanding. That is especially so for the title character played by Sondra Radvanovsky, a world renowned performer. Her role is large and she has several long arias and duets that enable fantastic...continued

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10 reviews
23 stars
attended Sep 18 2012

Very enjoyable performance, good, not great, but well worth attending as this opera is not often performed and the music is glorious. Anna could have a fuller voice, Henry is not at all up to the role, Percy had a major "oops" during act ! but...continued

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Description

Libretto by Felice Romani

Production owned by The Dallas Opera

Anna Bolena: Sondra Radvanovsky

Riccardo (Lord Richard Percy): Shalva Mukeria

Giovanna (Jane Seymour): Sonia Ganassi

Enrico VIII (Henry the VIII): Oren Gradus

Smeton, the Queen’s page: Claudia Huckle

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra.

Running time is approximately 3 hours.

Act !: 84 minutes

Intermission: 20 minutes

Act II: 74 minutes

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington National Opera

As the resident opera company of the Kennedy Center, Washington National Opera (WNO) draws on a rich history to offer high-quality grand opera featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Additionally, WNO serves as a vital resource throughout the Washington metro area, bringing opera to a broad public through its award-winning education and community programs.