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Apr 28, May 02, 04, 07, 11, 13 mat, 17, 19

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

The Barber of Seville
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Washington National Opera
Maurizio Benini, Conductor
Peter Kazaras, Director
Allen Moyer, Set Designer
James Scott, Costume Designer
Isabel Leonard, Rosina
Taylor Stayton, Count Almaviva
Andrei Zhilikhovsky, Figaro
Valeriano Lanchas, Dr. Bartolo
Wu Wei, Don Basilio
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Sun 29 Apr at 14:00 and 16:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

NSO Family Concert: Young People's Concert with Ben Folds
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Works by Bernstein
Ben Folds, Vocals
National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 2 May at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilianstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: Conquering the Vienna Philharmonic
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May 03, 04

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Elder conducts Strauss' Ein Heldenleben
Haydn, Symphony no. 80 in D minor
Strauss R., Serenade for winds in E flat major, Op.7
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
National Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
May 05, 09, 12, 14, 18, 20 mat, eve, 22, 24, 26

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Bernstein, Candide
Washington National Opera
Nicole Paiement, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
James Noone, Set Designer
Jennifer Moeller, Costume Designer
Kathryn Lewek, Cunegonde
Alek Shrader, Candide
Denyce Graves, Old Lady
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
May 10, 11 mat, 12

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Elder conducts Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony"
Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad, rhapsody for string orchestra
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 3, "Pastoral"
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma mère l'Oye)
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
National Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
May 17, 19

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Noseda conducts Variations on Bach
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080 (Arr Berio)
Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
James Ehnes, Violin
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Fri 18 May at 20:00

Library of Congress: Coolidge Auditorium, Washington

Leonard Bernstein's America
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Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti
Bernstein, A Quiet Place
Michael Barrett, Tenor
Julia Bullock, Soprano
Amy Owens, Soprano
Amanda Lynn Bottoms, Mezzo-soprano
Joshua Blue, Tenor
Adrian Rosas, Bass-baritone
Sat 19 May at 11:00

Library of Congress, Madison Building: Montpelier Room, Washington

Bernstein Centennial Minifest
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Works by Bernstein
Sat 19 May at 15:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater and Other Opera Moments
Rossini, Stabat Mater
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Antony Walker, Conductor
Sarah Coburn, Soprano
Olivia Vote, Mezzo-soprano
Jack Swanson, Tenor
David Leigh, Bass
Sun 20 May at 16:00

The Phillips Collection, Washington

Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
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Works by Bernstein
Jamie Bernstein, Spoken word
Michael Boriskin, Piano
John Musto, Piano
Amy Burton, Soprano
Sun 20 May at 16:00

Washington National Cathedral, Washington

Bernstein: Ode to Freedom
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Haydn, Mass no. 10 in C major, "Paukenmesse” (In Time of War), Hob XXII:9
Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Bernstein, Halil
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125: Ode to Joy finale
DC) Cathedral Choral Society (Washington
Lawrence Loh, Conductor
Alexandra Loutsion, Soprano
William Davenport, Tenor
Demarre McGill, Flute
Laurel Semerdjian, Mezzo-soprano
Reginald Smith, Baritone
Sun 20 May at 18:00

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

2018 WNO Opera Gala Concert: Celebrating Leonard Bernstein at 100
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Works by Bernstein
Patti Lupone, Mezzo-soprano
Nathan Gunn, Baritone
Julie Gunn, Piano
Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-soprano
Kathryn Lewek, Soprano
Jamie Bernstein, Spoken word
Washington National Opera Orchestra
John DeMain, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 18:00

Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage of Grand Foyer, Washington

The Bernstein Songbook
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Bernstein, On the Town (Selections)
Bernstein, Peter Pan: Peter, Peter (Selections)
Bernstein, Candide (Selections)
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (Selections)
Bernstein, Mass (Selections)
Bernstein, West Side Story (Selections)
Young Artists of America at Strathmore
Kristofer Sanz, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 19:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Leonard Bernstein at 100
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Works by Bernstein
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, Director
Wed 6 Jun at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilienstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: Beethoven, Stravinsky & Mahler
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Jun 07, 09

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony
Strauss R., Die schweigsame Frau, Op.80: potpourri
Walton, Viola Concerto
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Daniel Foster, Viola
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Jun 12, 13

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Beethoven's Fourth Symphony
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major, K314
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Nicholas Stovall, Oboe
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Jun 15 mat, 16

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Haydn's "Oxford" Symphony
Haydn, Symphony no. 92 in G major "Oxford"
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Strauss R., Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.11
Abel Pereira, French horn
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Oct 06, 07 mat, 09, 11, 13, 14 mat, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21 mat

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Verdi, La traviata
Washington National Opera
Renato Palumbo, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Peter J. Davison, Set Designer
Jess Goldstein, Costume Designer
Venera Gimadieva, Violetta Valéry
Jacqueline Echols, Violetta Valéry
Joshua Guerrero, Alfredo Germont
Mario Chang, Alfredo Germont
Lucas Meachem, Giorgio Germont
Michael Chioldi, Giorgio Germont
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Nov 10, 14, 17, 18 mat, 20, 23, 25 mat

Kennedy Center: Eisenhower Theater, Washington

Puts, Silent Night
Washington National Opera
Nicole Paiement, Conductor
Tomer Zvulun, Director
Erhard Rom, Set Designer
Victoria Tzykun, Costume Designer
Raquel González, Anne Sorensen
Hunter Enoch, Jonathan Dale, William Dale
Patrick Cook, Kronprinz
Alexander McKissick, Nikolaus Sprink
Michael Adams, Lieutenant Audebert
Norman Garrett, Lieutenant Gordon
Aleksey Bogdanov, Lieutenant Horstmayer
Christian Bowers, Ponchel
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
2019 Jan 11, 13 mat

Kennedy Center: Terrace Theater, Washington

Taking up Serpents
Sankaram, Taking up Serpents
Lidiya Yankovskaya, Conductor
2019 Mar 09, 17 mat, 20, 23, 25, 29

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Eugene Onegin
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Washington National Opera
Robert Treviño, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Anna Nechaeva, Tatyana
Lindsay Ammann, Olga
Alexey Dolgov, Lensky
Igor Golovatenko, Eugene Onegin
Eric Halfvarson, Prince Gremin
Victoria Livengood, Filippyevna
Elena Zaremba, Madame Larina
Peter McClintock, Revival Director
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus
2019 Mar 16, 18, 22, 24 mat, 27, 30

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Gounod, Faust
Washington National Opera
Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor
Garnett Bruce, Director
Earl Staley, Set Designer
Erin Wall, Marguerite
Benjamin Bernheim, Faust
Raymond Aceto, Méphistophélès
Deborah Nansteel, Marthe
Allegra De Vita, Siébel
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus
2019 May 11, 12 mat, 14, 17, 19 mat, 20, 22, 25

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Puccini, Tosca
Washington National Opera
Speranza Scappucci, Conductor
Ethan McSweeny, Director
Elena Rivkina, Costume Designer
Keri Alkema, Floria Tosca
Latonia Moore, Floria Tosca
Riccardo Massi, Mario Cavaradossi
Robert Watson, Mario Cavaradossi
Alan Held, Baron Scarpia
David Cangelosi, Spoletta
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus