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Sunday, November 5, 2017

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Sun, November 5th - 2:00pm
Kansas City Symphony Classical Concert: Brahms’ Requiem and the French Impressionists
Kansas City Symphony Classical Concert: Brahms’ Requiem and the French Impressionists

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Description: Robert Spano, guest conductor Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy, chorus director Jessica Rivera, soprano Nmon Ford, baritone RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte DEBUSSY Nocturnes “Nuages” “Fêtes” BRAHMS A German Requiem Truly magnificent! The Kansas City Symphony and Chorus will fill Helzberg Hall with massive, sweeping sound as they present this monument of the choral repertoire, Brahms’ majestic German Requiem. To complement, the concert begins with masterworks by two French Impressionists. Experience Ravel’s hypnotic Pavane and two magical Debussy Nocturnes — “Nuages” (Clouds) and “Fêtes” (Festivals) — with their transparent orchestrations, exotic harmonies and elusive rhythms that mirror the aesthetics of the Impressionist visual artists. Tickets from $25. For more information or tickets, please visit kcsymphony.org or call (816) 471-0400. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

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Sun, November 5th - 7:30pm
Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through
Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through

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Description: Garrison Keillor was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, and began his radio career as a freshman at the University of Minnesota from which he graduated in 1966. He went to work for Minnesota Public Radio in 1969. From 1974 through 2016, he created and hosted his popular variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, for some 3.5 million listeners on 700 public radio stations coast to coast and beyond. Keillor has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His many books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and The Keillor Reader (Viking). He is the host of the daily program The Writer’s Almanac and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places (Viking). In 2006, Keillor played himself in the movie adaptation of his show, a film directed by Robert Altman. He has two grandsons, and in 2007, he opened the independent bookstore Common Good Books in St. Paul, the city where he, his wife and daughter make their home. $21-$55. Submitted by: Madi Schulz Lied Center of Kansas

Sun, November 5th - 7:30pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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