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1971-72 Season
Theater
Mass
A Doll's House
The Country Girl
Old Times
American College Theatre Festival IV

Music
National Symphony Orchestra
Istomin, Stern, Rose Trio
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Duke Ellington
D.C. Youth Orchestra

Opera
Beatrix Cenci
Falstaff
A Village Romeo and Juliet
Ariodante
New York City Opera

Dance
American Ballet Theatre
Alvin Ailey American Dance Company


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1972-73 Season
Theater
Pippin
Yerma
Emperor Henry IV
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Blacks

Music
National Symphony Orchestra
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
New York String Orchestra
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Dance
The Stuttgart Ballet

Special Events
Festival Of The Old and the New


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1973-74 Season
Theater
Macbeth
The Day After the Fair
Jumpers

Music
Leningrad Symphony Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra
Tony Bennett
Mozart Festival

Dance
New York City Ballet
The Royal Ballet

Special Events
Shakespeare Festival: Dance and Drama


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1974-75 Season

Theater
Absurd Person Singular
London Assurance
The Member of the Wedding
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Of Mice and Men

Music
Virtuosi Di Roma
National Symphony Orchestra
The Berlin Philharmonic
Mstislav Rostropovich, pianist, & Galina Vishnevskaya, soprano
Pearl Bailey

Opera
Bolshoi Opera:
Boris Godunov

Eugene Onegin
Pique Dame
War and Peace
The Gambler

Dance
Bolshoi Ballet:
Spartacus

Ivan the Terrible


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1975-76 American Bicentennial Theater Season
Theater
The Skin of Our Teeth
The Scarecrow
Summer Brave
Sweet Bird Of Youth
The Royal Family
Pacific Overtures
A Long Day's Journey into Night
Hello, Dolly!
Rip Van Winkle
The Heiress
The Magnificent Yankee
A Texas Trilogy

Music
Sing America, Sing!
Haydn Festival
A Night In Old Vienna
Kentucky Bicentennial Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Count Basie and his Orchestra

Opera
Treemonisha
Berlin Opera

Dance
Royal Danish Ballet

Special Events
Bicentennial Salute to the Performing Arts


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1976-77 Season

Theater
Annie
Absent Friends
Porgy and Bess

Music

Teatro alla Scala
Paris Opera Chorus and Orchestra — La damnation de Faust
The Messiah Sing-Along
The Kennedy Center Handel Festival
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

National Symphony Orchestra — Three world premieres by American composers:
Miklós Rózsa's Tripartita, Gunther Schuller's Concerto for Orchestra, Ulysses Kay's Western Paradise

Opera
Teatro All Scala:
Verdi's Macbeth
La Bohème
La Cenerentola
Simon Boccanegra

Paris Opera:
Verdi's Otello
Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro
Gounod's Faust.

Special Events
Pre-Inaugural Gala
Performances for Young Audiences


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1977-78 Season
Theater
Do You Turn Somersaults?
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
A Chorus Line
Victor Borge - Comedy With Music
First Monday in October
The Mighty Gents

Music
The Cleveland Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra
Urban Philharmonic
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam

Dance
Ballet Nacional de Cuba
London Festival Ballet


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1978-79 Season

Theater
Wings
On Golden Pond
Grand Kabuki of Japan
The Gin Game
Kobo Abe: The Little Elephant is Dead
Comedie Francaise
Peter Pan

Music
The Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards
André Watts
National Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Britten's War Requiem
Medieval to the Contemporary Chamber Music Festival
Ella Fitzgerald
L'orchestre De Paris and Chorus

Opera
Postcard From Morocco
The Impresario

Abu Hassan

Christopher Columbus

Il furioso all'isola de San Domingo


Special Events
Awards Week at the Kennedy Center
The First Kennedy Center Honors Gala

Terrace Theater Opening:
The Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company
The Tokyo String Quartet
Theater Chamber Players

America Entertains Vice-Premier Deng Xiaoping
Performances for Young Audiences


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1979-80 Season

Theater
British American Repertory Company — Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth
The Acting Company — Elizabeth I, Broadway, and The White Devil
Night and Day
West Side Story
Clothes for a Summer Hotel
The Elephant Man
Da
Shanghai Acrobatic Theater from the People's Republic of China
42nd Street

Music
Kennedy Center-Rockefeller Foundation International Competitions for Excellence in the Performance of American Music (violin)
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Bulgarian Youth Orchestra and The D.C. Youth Orchestra

Opera
Vienna State Opera —Le nozze de Figaro and Ariadne auf Naxos
The Metropolitan Opera — L'elisir d'amore

Dance
Pennsylvania Ballet
Berlin Opera Ballet — The Idiot and The Nutcracker

Special Events
National Black Music Colloquium and Competition
The Second Kennedy Center Honors Gala — Aaron Copland, Ella Fitzgerald, Henry Fonda, Martha Graham and Tennessee Williams.
Unima 1980 World Puppetry Festival

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