The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall

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  • The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall

    $55.00 for $79.00 - Handel's Soaring "messiah", Presented by the National Symphony Orchestra


    Amid the hustle and bustle of the season, take an evening to slow it down a bit and emerge new.. read morely inspired. The National Symphony Orchestra's annual concert featuring Handel's soaring work of faith has become a much-loved holiday tradition in Washington. The 1741 masterpiece includes some of the most joyful and memorable music ever written and is the most performed choral work in the English language. With its powerful "Hallelujah" chorus, Messiah celebrates a timeless message of hope and renewal that resonates each Yuletide season. This year, Nicholas McGegan (named "one of the finest baroque conductors of his generation" by the London Independent ) conducts four gifted singers and The Washington Chorus in this NSO tradition.

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    $24.00 for $40.00 - National Symphony Goes "beyond the Score" of "symphonie Fantastique"


    Unrequited love, self-destructive passion, drug abuse, even visions of a "diabolical orgy," Be.. read morerlioz's masterful Symphonie fantastique might just have the most interesting back story of any piece of classical music. Now National Symphony Orchestra: Beyond the Score fleshes out the remarkable stories behind this complex work using actors, narration, musical excerpts and projected visuals. Aftewards, equipped with a powerfully vivid understanding of the work, you will be treated to a live performance of Berlioz's entire masterwork by the NSO. Experience a truly fantastic fantastique during this dynamic, multimedia performance at The Kennedy Center.

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    $41.50 for $69.00 - "joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Starring Ace Young & Diana Degarmo


    American Idol singing sensations, Broadway stars and real-life newlyweds Ace Young and Diana .. read moreDeGarmo bring new life to an updated musical theater favorite as the title character and the narrator, respectively, in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph is the irresistible family musical retelling of the trials and triumphs of Israel's favorite son. This Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors is full of unforgettable songs, including "Those Canaan Days," "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door. " Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler ( Annie, In the Heights ), this updated touring version stays true to the beloved original while incorporating modern character development, costuming that's decidedly 2014 (with nods to Egyptian times, of course), and lots of tap, jazz and hip-hop dance.

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    $29.50 for $59.00 - National Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's "winter Daydreams" and Other Masterworks


    Tchaikovsky's first symphony almost killed him. The 26-year-old Russian composer worked day an.. read mored night on the piece, suffering from low morale after a music critic panned the cantata he wrote for graduation. Plagued by insomnia and head pains, Tchaikovsky reached physical and mental exhaustion before completing Winter Daydreams , a symphony so beautiful it just might've been worth the trouble. You can hear the results yourself when the National Symphony Orchestra performs the piece along with other Tchaikovsky masterworks. Listen for concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef's violin in S. r. nade m. lancolique and Valse-Scherzo .

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Lydia R.
I had the opportunity to perform with the Washington National Opera as a child in two different operas. One of our venues was the Kennedy Center for the...

Candice H.
Multiple theaters in this center. Watched Little Dancer in Eisenhower and wow that is something not to miss!! The great thing about being in the smaller of...

Jaimey H.
Growing up the Kennedy Center was my regular home theater, so I'm kind of a snob when it comes to the theater. This is an excellent venue, with a rich...
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Rosalie Jones
It looks like every seat is a good one to see the National Symphony Orchestra. Awesome!
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Bryant Delka
Easily one of the best places to watch a variety of entertainment. I've been to the KenCen dozens of times now, and I've yet to have a bad seat (and that's saying something considering that I usually sit in the balcony). I am also glad that they don't allow you to bring food/drink into the theatre....
Melissa Cecchine
The Kennedy Center is a gem in the heart of DC. Pure top notch entertainment. All of the shows I have seen there have been fantastic from opera, ballet, symphonies, aerial acrobatics, to live bands and more. I always am excited when I go there for an event. The Millenium Stage has free daily shows e....
Charlotte Lewis
What a gem! This absolutely lovely performing arts center is always active, often with free events, and reasonably priced activities. Climb to the roof top and see the entire city. Also, on the weekends, they serve a price-fixed brunch up there with a live, 4-piece band and open kitchen buffet. It'....
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