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Kansas Virtuosi present first spring concert featuring works by J.S. Bach and Brahms

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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J.D. Warnock
KU School of Music

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas School of Music proudly presents the first performance of spring 2014 in the Kansas Virtuosi Series – a showcase featuring the world-class talents of School of Music faculty. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in Swarthout Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

This performance of Kansas Virtuosi features KU School of Music faculty members: Julia Broxholm, soprano; Sarah Frisof, flute; Margaret Marco, oboe; Robert Walzel, clarinet; Lawrence Maxey, clarinet; Eric Stomberg, bassoon; Paul Stevens, horn; Véronique Mathieu, violin; Peter Chun, viola; Lawrence Figg, violoncello; Richard Ryan, double bass; and Ellen Bottorff, piano.

The performance will include “Weichet nur betrübte Schatten” and “Sich üben im Lieben” from Cantata BWV 202 (Weichet nur betrübte Schatten) by J.S. Bach; and Serenade No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11 by Johannes Brahms, arrangement by Chris Nex.

The next performance in the 2013-2014 Kansas Virtuosi Series will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in Swarthout Recital Hall.

For more information about the distinguished faculty at KU School of Music visit: http://music.ku.edu/faculty

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.


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