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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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52 events
27 reviews
42 stars
Parking in building is convenient but $23. Expensive. Try local public garage or street meter parking.
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Washington Performing Arts Society's Men and Women of the Gospel Choir
14 ratings
4.6 average rating
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

Some incredibly amazing voices! I would attend another performance.

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21 events
16 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

It was enthusiastic but all the music sounded the same. I like traditional gospel where you can hear the tune and lovely words. This was all praise music, loud, jazzy and redundant. The voices were good and the audience was really into it. We...continued

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8 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

This was a wonderful, delightful performance. It was so enjoyable!

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Washington Performing Arts Society Men and Women of the Gospel Choir

Stanley J. Thurston, artistic director

Valeria Foster, guest director

Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, guest composer

Come celebrate the message of hope through the joyful sounds of WPAS’ own Men and Women of the Gospel Choir, which has been hailed as “performing with one voice, with perfect ensemble, intonation and diction” by the Washington Post. Over 100 voices will feature music from Washington’s own Evelyn Simpson-Curenton as well as other noted gospel composers under the direction of its artistic director, Stanley Thurston.

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Performing Arts

For 40 years Washington Performing Arts Society has created profound opportunities by connecting the community to artists, in both education and performance. Through live events in venues that criss-cross the landscape of the D.C. metropolitan area, WPAS invites all to share lifelong opportunities to deepen their cultural knowledge, enrich their lives, and expand their understanding of the world through the universal language of the performing arts.

Established in 1965 by impresario Patrick Hayes, the organization flourished under Douglas Wheeler from 1982 to 2002. Now with the inspired leadership of President Neale Perl, Washington Performing Arts Society continues to be widely recognized as one of the leading presenters of the performing arts in the nation.