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John Brown

image of John BrownThis week, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City celebrates its 50th anniversary with the world premiere of "John Brown," an opera about one of the country's best known abolitionists, tracing his life from the conflict in Kansas in 1855 to his hanging in Harpers Ferry. Join host Kaye McIntyre 8:00 Sunday evening for a visit with "John Brown" composer Kirke Mechem, as well as KU history professor Jonathan Earle. "John Brown" will be performed by the Lyric Opera on May 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th. For more information about the Lyric Opera, see

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