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2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

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May 2018

Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater – And Iconic Opera Moments

May 19 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States
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Gioachino Rossini’s rise to the top of Europe’s opera scene was swift. He is considered one of the most famous opera composers in history and composed nearly 40 operas in 20 years including The Barber of Seville, Otello, La Cenerentola (Cinderella), and Guillaume Tell. Rossini brought the same emotional intensity to the Stabat Mater that he brought to his operas. After the premiere in 1842, the Stabat Mater was performed no less than twenty-nine times in its first year, a magnificent success. Join the Choral Arts…

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