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KU Symphony Orchestra presents: “A Centenary of Conflict”
November 11 @ 7:00 PM CST
The University of Kansas and Reach Out Kansas, Inc. presents: Carolyn Watson and the KU Symphony Orchestra. Join us on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in commemoration of the end of “The Great War.” The KU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Carolyn Watson, will perform Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man,; Barber’s Adagio for Strings; Ravel’s Le Tombeau du Couperin, a four-movement piece with each movement dedicated to a friend who died in World War I, and Shostakovich’s mighty Symphony No. 12, “The Year of 1917”. The evening’s music selections commemorate loss and offer renewed hope for a peaceful world.