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February 24, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

KODO

Start: February 24, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $25/$14

Kodo started on the world stage in 1981, introducing  audiences to the ancient taiko drumming traditions of Japan’s remote Sado Island. Since then, they have used powerful drumming and mesmerizing choreography. Kodo turns traditional Japanese drumming and music into a sensational expression of artistic excellence that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

Tickets start at: $25 Adult & $14 Student/Youth

 

February 26, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

ETHEL with guest artist Robert Mirabal

Start: February 26, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $20/$11

The pioneering string quartet ETHEL and Grammy Award-winning Native American flutist Robert Mirabal present Music of the Sun, a program inspired by the Native American sun mythology. Uniting the string quartet and Native American flutes (Tdoop – Pootse) and drums (Mooloo) with the spirited voices of local choir members, ETHEL and Mirabal create a cross-cultural contemporary music event.

Included in the program are Mirabal’s compositions; arrangements of ancient Native American music for strings, flutes, percussion and voices; selections from ETHEL’s original repertoire; and the works of contemporary composers such as Marcelo Zarvos, John Luther Adams and others.

Tickets start at: $20 Adult & $11 Student/Youth

March 8, 2015
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Liberty Hall

Paul Huang, violin

Start: March 8, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Liberty Hall
Cost: $30/$16

 22-year-old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is received First Prize at the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and First Prize at the 2009 International Violin Competition Sion-Valais in Switzerland.

 

Tickets start at: $30 Adult & $16 Student/Youth

March 24, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

Bernadette Peters in Concert

Start: March 24, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $40/$21

Peters has won numerous accolades including three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, three Emmy nominations and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

She recently appeared in City Center’s Encores! production, A BED A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim and orchestrations by Wynton Marsalis. Other recent credits include a recurring role on the NBC-TV series Smash, and starring roles on Broadway in A Little Night Music and Follies.

Tickets start at $40 Adult & $21 Student/Youth

March 25, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker

Start: March 25, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $20/$11

 Stewart Copeland, rock star drummer and founding member of The Police turned  film composer and filmmaker. He will be joined by pianist Jon Kimura Parker, media personality, educator and veteran of the international concert stage. The performance will feature Copeland’s  compositions and standard classical repertoire, including Parker’s suite based on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Instrumentation includes piano, violin, double-bass and percussion, as well as the EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument).

 

Tickets start at: $20 Adult & $11 Student/Youth

 

March 31, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

KU Jazz Ensemble I with Steve Wilson, saxophones

Start: March 31, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $25/$14

 Wilson will perform with the University of Kansas Jazz Ensemble I, led by Dan Gailey, saxophonist, composer, arranger and director of Jazz Studies at KU.

Tickets start at: $25 Adult & $14 Student/Youth

April 19, 2015
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Lied Center of Kansas

Elling Swing Sinatra

Start: April 19, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center of Kansas
Phone: (785) 864-2787
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: $20/$11

Elling breathes new life into old favorites with his reinterpretations of popular hits such as Come Fly With Me, My Funny Valentine, The Lady is a Tramp and I’ve Got You Under My Skin.

Tickets start at: $20 Adult & $11 Student/Youth

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