New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center
Usher in the New Year with a dazzling concert featuring members of the National Symphony Orchestra.
- Wed., Dec. 31, 2008, 8:30 PM
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2 hours
- $50.00 - $90.00
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Hailed for his "vocal distinction and expressive warmth" (The Boston Globe), American baritone Thomas Meglioranza has quickly established himself as one of the country's most sought-after singers, possessing a remarkably versatile voice that is equally at home in a wide variety of repertoire.
Performance Time: Approx. 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission.
ENESCU - Excerpt from Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
ROSSINI - Overture to Semiramide
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Capriccio espagnol, Movements 1, 4, 5
MENDELSSOHN - Finale from Violin Concerto (Elisabeth Adkins, violin)
STRAUSS - Tales from the Vienna Woods
DVO?ÁK - Slavonic Dance, Op. 46, No. 8
SUPPÉ - Light Cavalry Overture
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific and
"Soliloquy" from Carousel (Thomas Meglioranza, baritone)
COPLAND - Excerpt from Lincoln Portrait
New Year's Eve Grand Foyer Party
Greet 2009 with a big balloon countdown, a lively party, champagne toast, and dancing until 1 a.m. with Full Swing and waltzing with the Salon Orchestra of Washington. Ticket stubs from a 12/31 Kennedy Center evening performance or a receipt from any Kennedy Center restaurant for that evening are required for admission.