The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall

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    $29.50 for $59.00 - National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center: Prokofiev, Brahms & Haydn


    Maestro Christoph Eschenbach and cellist Claudio Bohrquez join the National Symphony Orchestra.. read more for a concert showcasing symphonies by Brahms and Haydn, along with Prokofiev's Sinfonia concertante. Currently serving as music director for both the National Symphony Orchestra L. A. Opera and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, award-winning conductor Eschenbach began his classical career as a pianist and a longtime mentor of Herbert von Karajan. Bohrquez, "an elegant artist who places his emphasis on song" in the words of the Washington Post , has played with such acclaimed groups as the Boston Symphony, the LA Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.

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    $23.50 for $39.00 - Dance Icon Carmen De Lavallade's Intimate Solo Show at the Kennedy Center


    A standout in the Kennedy Center's 2005 Masters of African American Choreography celebration.. read more and again in 2010's Five First Ladies of Dance , legendary dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade returns with an intimate, autobiographical one-woman work that brings together dance, multimedia and her personal writings. As I Remember It traces de Lavallade's unparalleled six-decade career in dance, theater, film and television -- from her childhood days spent playing in the empty lots of 1930s Los Angeles to gracing the world's grandest stages. De Lavallade performs solo amidst projections of her younger self and films featuring some of her significant collaborators including Alvin Ailey, Lester Horton and Josephine Baker. In the process, she reflects on what is remembered and what is forgotten. Carmen de Lavallade has been hailed as "a dynamic presence" ( The Boston Globe ) with a "gift for eloquent stillness and for simple, quiet gestures that express whole worlds of emotion" ( The New York Times ).

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    $26.50 for $44.00 - Piano Prodigy Yuja Wang with the China Ncpa Orchestra at the Kennedy Center


    Though she's still in her 20s, Chinese pianist Yuja Wang has already rocketed to the top of th.. read moree classical music world with her astounding technical prowess and charismatic stage presence. She's released several acclaimed albums, racked up awards -- including a Grammy nomination -- and has been hailed as nothing short of "the most dazzlingly, uncannily gifted pianist in the concert world today" by the San Francisco Chronicle . As part of their first tour in North America, Beijing's China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra makes its Kennedy Center debut with a program that features Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major (featuring Wang on piano), Chen Qigang's Wu Xing (The Five Elements) Suite for Orchestra and Dvork's Symphony No. 8.

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    $26.00 for $52.00 - the Washington Chorus Sings Beethoven's "missa Solemnis"


    The Washington Chorus, led by conductor Julian Wachner, performs Beethoven's masterful Missa .. read moreSolemnis at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall. This powerful piece is generally considered to be one of the composer's supreme achievements, a majestic choral monument brimming with moments of transcendent beauty and near-operatic theatricality. Written near the end of Beethoven's life, the piece is all the more breathtaking when one considers it was written in total deafness. A stellar lineup of voices helps bring this divine work to life.

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    $19.00 for $38.00 - Bach's Majestic Mass in B Minor: Choral Arts at the Kennedy Center


    Conductor Scott Tucker leads several esteemed soloists and the Choral Arts Chorus in a perform.. read moreance of Johann Sebastian Bach's sublime Mass in B Minor at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall. This musical setting of the entire Latin mass is famed for its brilliant harmonies, instrumental solos and depth of feeling. Completed in 1749, after taking Bach 15 years to complete, the choral masterwork has been called a "cathedral in sound," highlighted by its beautiful arias and glittering choruses. The beloved Baroque composer died a year after finishing the magnum opus and never heard it performed in its entirety. Don't miss this transcendent musical experience as it's brought to vivid life by the acclaimed Choral Arts.

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Ben A.
I finally made it to the Kennedy Center last night to see a show, the first time I have been there since I moved to DC. The place is beautiful, and you...

Tosha B.
I came to the Kennedy Center last night to watch The Lion King and had an awesome time. When we arrived, the doors hadn't opened yet, so we went out to the...

Annie T.
I love going to the Kennedy Center! It has such a nice polished feel. I came here to see Side Show with my sister. The performance was at the Eisenhower...
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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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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'....
Camilla Peterson
I came to see Giselle the ballet here in the fall. The ballet itself was excellent, but there wasn't a live orchestra and I feel that really affected the quality of the experience. A live orchestra would have made it so much better. Before the show they were hosting one of their free performances (t....
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