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15692 Star Starred
The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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Washington National Opera: "Anna Bolena"
18 ratings
4.6 average rating
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Amy T Red Velvet
260 events
68 reviews
39 stars
attended Sep 18 2012

Great seats (thanks Goldstar!) and a lovely evening at the opera. It is very long - almost 3 1/2 hours - and the last 20 minutes or so dragged (we know what happens, after all) but overall an excellent performance.

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 15 2012

Probably one of the most enjoyable operas I have heard in a long time. It was just beautiful.

Radvanovsky was absolutely delightful. She touched us from her first notes and we were under her charm for a long time after the show ended.

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25 reviews
24 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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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

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