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Anna Nechaev's US debut as Tatiana in WNO's Eugene Onegin | The Kennedy Center

Anna Nechaev's US debut as Tatiana in WNO's Eugene Onegin | The Kennedy Center

Time shifts desires—and one man will regret his choice—in Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited love and missed opportunities, inspired by Pushkin’s novel.

Eugene Onegin

Music and libretto by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin

Joshua Hopkins as Valentin sings "Avant de quitter ces lieux" in WNO's Faust | The Kennedy Center

Joshua Hopkins as Valentin sings "Avant de quitter ces lieux" in WNO's Faust | The Kennedy Center

To gain the world, would you sell your soul?

Faust

Music by Charles Gounod / Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Goethe’s Faust: Part One An Opera in Three Acts

RETNA: From Graffiti to Fine Art (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)

RETNA: From Graffiti to Fine Art (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)

“Something wants to come out.“ In this intimate portrait, RETNA talks about his creative process and the dynamic career that's led to collaborations with Justin Bieber, Louis Vuitton, and now, Washington National Opera.

Jessye Norman - Amazing Grace (Sidney Poitier Tribute) - 1995 Kennedy Center Honors

Jessye Norman - Amazing Grace (Sidney Poitier Tribute) - 1995 Kennedy Center Honors

American opera singer and recitalist Jessye Norman delivers a powerful performance of "Amazing Grace" as a tribute to Bahamian-American actor and film director Sidney Poitier