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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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2700 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20566
Also Here:Kennedy Center Opera House
Roof Terrace Restaurant & Bar
Eisenhower Theater
Terrace Theater
Family Theater
Theater Lab
Millennium Stage
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Millennium Stage. Different performing and visual artists are featured each night. Free admission. (Performance - Interactive Theater) 202-467-4600.
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Tour -- John F. Kennedy Center. Meet at Level A Parking Plaza for tour led by members of Friends of the Kennedy Center.. (Educational - Walking Tour) 202-4168340..
11/05/15 7:00p
11/06/15 8:00p
11/07/15 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mahler's Symphony No. 3. Christoph Eschenbach continues his exploration of Mahler with the composer's Third Symphony, renowned for its sunny nature and r… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/12/15 7:00p
11/13/15 11:30a
11/14/15 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor: James Ehnes, Violin. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring the NSO debut of violinist James Ehnes. The program also… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/15/15 4:00pBrahms: Ein deutsches Requiem. Paired with a world premiere commission from composer Zachary Wadsworth on a Walt Whitman text, Brahms' non-traditional Ein deut… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/19/15 7:00p
11/20/15 8:00p
11/21/15 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Igor Levit Plays Beethoven Mozart & Martinu. Jiri Belohlavek returns to the NSO to conduct Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor," featuring the NSO debut of pianist Ig… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/27/15 8:00p
11/28/15 8:00p
NSO Pops: Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Film with Live Orchestra. Spend Thanksgiving weekend with one ingenious little boy, two bumbling burglars, and more laughs than you can count! Celebrate t… (Festivals - Film Festival)
12/03/15 7:00p
12/05/15 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Sarah Hicks, Conductor: Cameron Carpenter, Organ. Organist Cameron Carpenter returns for Barber's Toccata Festiva. Sarah Hicks also conducts Copland's Billy the Kid Suite, Mason… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/04/15 9:00pBen Folds. Ben Folds plays with the National Symphony Orchestra. (Arts - Concerts)
12/10/15 7:00p
12/11/15 8:00p
12/12/15 2:00p
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: The Von Trapps & Stephanie J. Block Family Holiday. The von Trapps, of the famed Sound of Music family, join Broadway's Stephanie J. Block for an evening of Christmas classics & ne… (Arts - Concerts)
12/13/15 2:00pA Family Christmas. A holiday treat for even the littlest music fan, this one-hour highly participatory concert delights with songs of Santa, Frosty… (Kids Theater) 202-244-3669.
12/14/15 7:00p
12/20/15 8:00p
12/24/15 8:00p
A Choral Arts Christmas. Capture the joy of the season with a beloved Washington tradition! A Choral Arts Christmas celebrates the holiday with a magical… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
12/17/15 7:00p
12/18/15 8:00p
12/19/15 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah. Performed each year with a fresh perspective by the NSO and acclaimed guest artists. This year, Nathalie Stutzmann conducts four… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/09/16 11:00a
01/09/16 1:30p
NSO Kinderclassics: Break It Down!. If you love to tinker, you won't want to miss this high-energy concert, where the NSO delight in dissecting the pieces and parts… (Kids - Children's Activities)
01/14/16 7:00p
01/15/16 8:00p
01/16/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Neeme Jarvi, Conductor: Baiba Skride, Violin. Neeme Jarvi conducts Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1, featuring the NSO debut of violinist Baiba Skride. The program also incl… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/21/16 7:00p
01/22/16 8:00p
01/23/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor: Daniel Muller-Schott, Cello. Cellist Daniel Muller-Schott plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto on a program that also includes Brahms's Piano Quartet, orchestrated… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/28/16 7:00p
01/29/16 8:00p
01/30/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor. The NSO Music Director conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Brahms's Symphony No. 1 on Friday. He combines Schubert's Symphon… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/26/16 8:00p
02/27/16 8:00p
NSO Pops: Broadway Today with Jeremy Jordan & Betsy Wolfe. Broadway powerhouses Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe team up for a hit parade of contemporary musical theater tunes, including fre… (Arts - Concerts)
02/28/16 2:00p
02/28/16 4:00p
NSO Family Concert: Let's Remix the Classix!. What would the classics sound like with a hip-hop beat? Join Grammy-nominated beatboxer and multi-instrumentalist Christylez Bac… (Arts - Concerts)
03/03/16 7:00p
03/04/16 8:00p
03/05/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor. Violinist Ray Chen makes his NSO debut in Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, which also spotlights Adriana Horne, NSO principal harp, in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/10/16 7:00p
03/11/16 11:30a
03/12/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano. Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet returns to play Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 on a program that also includes Brahms's Symphony No. 3… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/12/16 11:00a
03/12/16 1:30p
03/13/16 1:30p
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: The String Thing. Ladies and gents, tots and teddy bears, step right up to this daring double act of classical fun! Bassist Paul DeNola and violin… (Kids - Children's Activities)
03/16/16 8:00pOrgan Recital: Paul Jacobs, Organ. The Grammy-winning organist returns to the Concert Hall for another solo recital on the Rubenstein Family Organ. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/17/16 7:00p
03/18/16 8:00p
03/19/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Osmo Vanska, Conductor: Nikolai Lugansky, Piano. Osmo Vanska returns to the NSO to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring pianist Nikolai Lugansky, and Beethoven's Sym… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/31/16 7:00p
04/01/16 11:30a
04/02/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru, Conductor: Nikolaj Znaider, Violin. Nikolaj Znaider begins his NSO residency by playing Brahms's Violin Concerto on a program led by Cristian Macelaru that includes… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/07/16 7:00p
04/09/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor: Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano. Nikolaj Znaider concludes his NSO residency by conducting a program that includes Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27, featuring pian… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/14/16 7:00p
04/16/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Hugh Wolff, Conductor: Anne Akiko Meyers, Violin. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers joins the NSO's first performances of a violin concerto by new Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/15/16 9:00pDECLASSIFIED: The B-Sides. DJ/composer extraordinaire Mason Bates brings Anne Akiko Meyers and the National Symphony Orchestra into the digital age in th… (Arts - Concerts)
04/24/16 2:00p
04/24/16 4:00p
NSO Family Concert: Lights! Canvas! Music!. In this new program unlike any other NSO Family Concert, internationally acclaimed "speed painter" Dan Dunn joins the orchestra… (Kids - Children's Activities)
04/28/16 7:00p
04/30/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: James Gaffigan, Conductor. Pink Martini's Storm Large sings Kurt Weill's wickedly delightful work in concert with vocal quartet Hudson Shad. The program in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/29/16 9:00pDECLASSIFIED: Cabaret of Sins. Storm Large sings The Seven Deadly Sins and cabaret songs in this multimedia mix of classical music flipped on its ear. (Arts - Concerts)
05/04/16 8:00pOrgan Recital: Christopher Houlihan. Christopher Houlihan, a young American organist, performs a solo recital on the Concert Hall's Rubenstein Family Organ. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/05/16 7:00p
05/06/16 8:00p
05/07/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Andrew Litton, Conductor: Vadim Gluzman, Violin. Andrew Litton conducts an all-Russian program that includes Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, featuring the NSO debut of violinist… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/12/16 7:00p
05/13/16 8:00p
05/24/16 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: James MacMillan, Conductor: Alisa Weilerstein, Cello. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to play Barber's Cello Concerto on a program featuring the NSO conducting debut of James MacMi…
05/14/16 11:00a
05/14/16 1:30p
NSO Kinderclassics: Fancy That!. Sometimes it's fun to look fancy, but did you know that you can make music sound fancy, too? Graphic artist Marie Cheek joins NS… (Kids - Children's Activities)
05/20/16 8:00p
05/21/16 8:00p
NSO Pops: Boyz II Men. Boyz II Men brings Motownphilly to D.C. in an evening of smooth harmonies and award-winning No. 1 hits. (Arts - Concerts)

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