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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.
Every Sun 10:00a
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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..
2nd Sat 9:30a
2nd Sat 11:30a
Sound Health: Second Saturdays. Local arts organizations offer two 45-minute workshops in the Kennedy Center Grand Foyer designed for families with children und… (Kids - Children's Activities)
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Dvorak's New World Symphony. Program includes: Copland: Billy the Kid - Suite; Berio: Folk Songs; and Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/31/18 8:30pNew Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center: Raheem DeVaughn and Backyard Band. Join Raheem DeVaughn and legendary go-go group Backyard Band for an electrifying performance pulsing with neo-soul, R&B, and Hip…
01/18/19 8:00p
01/20/19 3:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianadrea Noseda & Renee Fleming - Schubert. Program includes: Schubert: Rosamunde-Overture and incidental music; Schubert: Orchestral Songs and Schubert/Berio: Rendering. (Arts - Concerts)
01/22/19 7:00p
01/23/19 8:00p
01/24/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi - Film With Live Orchestra. The National Symphony Orchestra presents John Williams's Oscar nominated score from Return of the Jedi performed live along with… (Festivals - Film Festival)
01/25/19 8:00p
01/26/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: An Evening With Brandy Norwood. The Grammy award winning singer and actress performs favorites from her iconic career. (Arts - Concerts)
01/31/19 7:00p
02/01/19 8:00p
02/02/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov plays Beethoven's "Emperor". Program includes: Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" and Shostakovich, Symphony No. 6. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/07/19 7:00p
02/09/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Brahms, Schumann & Liszt. Program includes: Brahms: Tragic Overture; Schumann: Piano Concerto and Liszt: A Faust Symphony. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/13/19 8:00pRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Program includes: Guillaume Conesson: Eiréné: Poeme Nocturne pour Orchestre (East Coast premiere); Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano C… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/14/19 7:00p
02/16/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Berlioz's Romeo & Juliet. Program includes: Wagner: "Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde; Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini; and Berlioz: Romeo… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/17/19 7:00pWashington Performing Arts presents: Living the Dream....Singing the Dream. The choirs' annual concert with the Choral Arts Chorus, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a joyful… (Arts - Concerts)
02/18/19 2:00pMusic Celebrations International presents: 2019 Capital Orchestra Festival. Featuring five outstanding orchestras from throughout the United States performing works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Copland, Res… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/21/19 7:00p
02/22/19 8:00p
02/23/19 2:00p
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Star Wars' The Force Awakens - Film With Live Orchestra. The National Symphony Orchestra presents John Williams's Oscar nominated score from The Force Awakens performed live along with… (Festivals - Film Festival)
02/24/19 2:00p
02/24/19 4:00p
National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Let's Go To The Moon!. Join the NSO for a fun-filled concert of interstellar proportions. Tap into your imagination and be transported from the Concert… (Kids Theater)
02/28/19 7:00p
03/01/19 11:30a
03/02/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Lionel Bringuier - Shaham and Mozart. Program includes: Roussel: The Spider's Feast - symphonic fragments; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5; and Stravinsky: Petrushka. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/01/19 8:00pJonathan Van Ness. Television personality, Emmy nominee, and hairstylist to the stars, Jonathan Van Ness makes his Kennedy Center debut. (Performance)
03/07/19 7:00p
03/09/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Haydn & Bruckner. Program includes: Haydn: Cello Concerto in D and Bruckner: Symphony No. 2. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/14/19 7:00p
03/15/19 11:30a
03/16/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Baroque and Beyond. Program includes: Rebel: Les elemens - Ouverture "Le Cahos"; Rameau: Les Indes Galantes - Suite; C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in G majo… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/17/19 3:00pWashington Chorus: St. Patrick's Day Celebration. The stage of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall will feature an Irish band, fiddlers, dancers, pipe players, and choral arrangement… (Arts - Concerts)
03/21/19 8:00p
03/22/19 8:00p
Brian Regan. Performing his stand up live. (Performance - Comedic)
03/23/19 8:00pSan Francisco Symphony. Program includes: Michael Tilson Thomas:Agnegram; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major; and Ludwig van Beeth… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/24/19 2:00pMusic Celebrations International Presents 2019 John Philip Sousa Band Festival. Program includes: Grainger: Colonical Song; Jager: Esprit de Corps; Bernstein: Excerpts from Candide; Stamp: A Sousa Fanfare; an… (Arts - Concerts)
03/25/19 7:30pTU Dance & Bon Iver's Come Through. This evening-length performance features new music from Justin Vernon, of indie folk band Bon Iver, and new choreography from TU… (Performance - Dance)
03/26/19 7:30pFortas Chamber Music: Morgenstern Trio. Program includes: Frank Martin: Trio on Irish Folk Tunes; Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49; and Franz Schubert:… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/28/19 7:00p
03/30/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Teddy Abrams - Glass's Itaipu & Auerbach's ARCTICA. Program includes: Thurdsay: Dvorak: In Nature's Realm; Sibelius: The Oceanides; M. Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry; P. Glass: Itaipu.… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/31/19 8:00pI'm With Her: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan. Performing live in concert. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/07/19 2:00p
04/07/19 4:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Storytelling - TheTravels of Babar. A concert that mixes the magic of stories, images, and music, including Return to the Land of the Elephants, based on The Travel… (Kids Theater)
04/11/19 7:00p
04/12/19 8:00p
04/13/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla - Debussy's La mer. Program includes: Debussy: Iberia; Ravel: Sheherazade; Martin: Guitare; and Debussy: La mer. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/18/19 7:00p
04/19/19 8:00p
04/20/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Program includes: Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2; Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn; and Beethoven: Symphony No… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/25/19 7:00p
04/26/19 11:30a
04/27/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Saint-Saens's Organ Symphony. Program includes: Franck: The Accursed Huntsman; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; and Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, "Organ". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/28/19 4:00pWashington Performing Arts presents: Itzhak Perlman, violin, and Evgeny Kissin, piano. Program includes: Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A major. Op. 100; and Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonat… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/09/19 7:00p
05/10/19 8:00p
05/11/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Edward Gardner - Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Program includes: Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman; Sibelius: Violin Concerto; and Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/16/19 7:00p
05/17/19 8:00p
05/30/19 7:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Unexpected Italy. Program includes: Franz Liszt: Dante Symphony & Gioachino Rossini Stabat Mater on 5/16 & 5/17. Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs a… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/06/19 7:00p
06/08/19 8:00p
06/09/19 3:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Dvorak's New World Symphony. Program includes: Copland: Billy the Kid - Suite; Berio: Folk Songs; and Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/14/19 11:30a
06/15/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever I. Program includes: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro; Sinfonia; Concertante for Violin and Viola; Bassoon Concerto; and Symphony… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/18/19 8:00p
06/19/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever II. Program includes: Overture to Don Giovanni; Symphony No. 25 in G minor; Horn Concerto No. 4; and Symphony No. 40 in G minor. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/21/19 8:00p
06/22/19 8:00p
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever III. Program includes: Overture to The Magic Flute; Concerto for Flute and Harp; and Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)

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