The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall

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    $24.00 for $40.00 - Wayne Mcgregor's "far" Illuminates Modern Dance with Thousands of Led Lights


    Inspired by the Age of Enlightenment, Random Dance's multi-sensory, multimedia work FAR feat.. read moreures 10 incredible dancers in a project that confronts the distortions, sensuality and feeling of the 18th century -- all set against a cutting-edging computerized pin board comprised of 3,200 LED lights. At once physical and immediate yet intensely cerebral, FAR features a haunting original score by Ben Frost, a critically acclaimed Australian composer known for his post-classical electronic music. The show is created by award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor, hailed for his innovative approach to new technology and fast, articulate choreographic style.

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    $29.50 for $59.00 - Music & Dance -- National Symphony Orchestra & Jessica Lang Dance


    Acclaimed violinist Leila Josefowicz and choreographer Jessica Lang and her dance company join.. read more the National Symphony Orchestra to perform Pulitzer winner John Adams' Violin Concerto in the final program of the NEW MOVES: symphony + dance festival. Called "a master of visual composition" by Dance Magazine , Lang sets original choreography to Adams' melodic and colorful 1993 work. Josefowicz's playing has been described as being full of "zest and fiery personality" ( Chicago Sun-Times ) -- a perfect match for this expressive, breathless work. Also on the program are Aaron Copland's Pulitzer-winning masterpiece of pioneer life, Appalachian Spring ; Michael Daugherty's Superman-inspired Red Cape Tango ; and Sinfonia No. 4 ("Strands") by George Walker, the first African-American composer to win the Pulitzer.

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    $29.50 for $59.00 - Music & Dance with National Symphony Orchestra and Keigwin + Company


    The National Symphony Orchestra's latest innovative program, NEW MOVES: symphony + dance , ki.. read morecks off with a concert featuring the combined talents of the NSO and dancers from KEIGWIN + COMPANY. On the bill will be selections from Leonard Bernstein's On the Town and On the Waterfront , with new choreography by Larry Keigwin. The orchestra will also showcase William Schuman's New England Triptych , the 1956 three-part series of tone poems. Finally, Sue Heineman, the NSO's principal bassoonist, will be featured on Marc Neikrug's Bassoon Concerto.

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    $48.00 for $80.00 - Mozart's "the Magic Flute" at Kennedy Center Opera House


    Mozart's whimsical opera The Magic Flute springs to life via the Washington National Opera a.. read morend vivid, colorful sets and costumes from Japanese-American artist Jun Kaneko. This adventure-filled opera begins as the Queen of the Night sends the brave Prince Tamino on a quest to rescue her daughter from an evil sorcerer. Accompanied by the clumsy and comical birdcatcher Papageno, Tamino braves all obstacles to find the princess and defeat the sorcerer, only to find that all is not what it seems. Tamino's adventure is marked by dramatic plot twists as trickery and betrayals are revealed, and the true villain emerges. This production is sung in English with projected English titles.

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    $25.00 for $38.00 - Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival: Patrice Rushen, Trio 3 & More


    For the 19th year in a row, the Kennedy Center welcomes an impressive list of veteran artists .. read moreand rising stars for a two-night salute to "the lady who swings the band" -- noted jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams. The first concert pays tribute to female performers with Patrice Rushen, singer-songwriter Toshi Reagon and drummer Allison Miller, and an exploration of Middle Eastern music with vocalist Somi. The second night features Trio 3 with a retrospective of Williams' music, along with sets from clarinet-sax player Anat Cohen and Ren Marie, singing cuts from her latest album. Called "perpetually contemporary" by none other than Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Williams recorded over 100 albums and composed and arranged for Ellington, Benny Goodman and Cab Calloway. Please see the full event description for the scheduled lineup.

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    $18.00 for $38.00 - "tango! Soul and Heart": a Celebration of Argentine Music & Dance


    The Choral Arts Society of Washington brings the passionate music and dance of Argentina to th.. read moree Kennedy Center. Tango! Soul and Heart begins with two spiritual pieces -- Lamentations of Jeremiah , a sacred a cappella motet by Argentina's most famous composer, Alberto Ginastera, and Luis Bacalov's Misa Tango , a stunning mass that features the iconic sounds of the accordion-like bandonon . The second half of the program finds participants performing traditional and classic tango works by such composers as Astor Piazzolla, while talented guest artists showcase the dance of passion in a dazzling display.

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Edward M.
Was here for a jazz performance at the Millennium Stage (free!). In the hall nearby, there were several well-dispersed stations for drinks and snacks,...

Ray F.
Re: Eisenhower Theater / Box Seats Spent a good bit of cash to get box seats for a Nordic Cool dance performance. The 2nd row of box seats have NO sight...

Samantha G.
Wonderful place to see any sort of performance. A first class fancy schmancy place; it's full of history and the acoustics are perfection. It honestly...
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Jill J.
Visitor information desk, gift shop, and audio guides located in this hallway.
Rick P.
Makes me proud
Daya T.
Alvin Ailey-- plan your visit a year early for the best seats and the best programs.
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Jan Jones
I had broken my foot/ankle prior to seeing "The Book of Mormon". I called to see if I could get a wheelchair, but I had no idea what service came with that request!! The porter at the front entrance wheeled me all the way down the Hall to the Opera House. He handed me to an usher who whizz....
Concha Johnson
Today, we went to the Kennedy Center for a tour, petting zoo and kinderconcert. We brought two kindergarten classes and a first grade. The experience was amazing. We had two tour guides one of which was Ms. Carol Berman. Both were informative, friendly and most accommodating with our little ones. We....
Adam Robinson
The Kennedy Center is iconic for a reason. Insanely high ceilings as you walk in make you feel tiny and walking out and getting a view of the river, Arlington and Georgetown while sipping on a glass of wine before your show is pretty amazing. The attendants here are always friendly and helpful and t....
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