The Kennedy Center


A Motion for Peace: A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joyce DiDonato, and Donna Leon

Sunday, November 10, 2019 11:00 AM

The REACH Renée Fleming VOICES

Joyce DiDonato is joined by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Donna Leon for a conversation on the role of music in finding peace.

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Complementing Joyce DiDonato’s performances is a thoughtful conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and celebrated author Donna Leon. This free discussion in the REACH will explore the role of music in finding peace.

Donna Leon, born in New Jersey in 1942, has worked as a travel guide in Rome and as a copywriter in London. She taught literature in universities in Iran, China, and Saudi Arabia. Commissario Brunetti made her books world-famous. Donna Leon lived in Italy for many years, and although she now lives in Switzerland, she often visits Venice.

Please Note: This is a FREE event, and tickets are required. The line for the ticket giveaway will form on Sunday, Nov. 10 at the REACH, and patrons must be in line to receive tickets. General Admission tickets will be distributed beginning at 10 a.m., up to two (2) per person in line. Limited seating availability. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.

This conversation will be broadcast on Facebook Live and the Kennedy Center's YouTube channel. To view the stream, visit the event page on Facebook or the live event on our YouTube channel at 11 a.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, November 10. 

Please note that standard parking rates apply when attending free performances.