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KU Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at Lied Center on May 2

Thursday, April 24, 2014

KU Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at Lied Center on May 2

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra will present its final concert of the 2013-2014 season at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 2 at the Lied Center of Kansas.

The concert, conducted by David Neely, KU director of orchestral activities, begins with Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 by Sergei Prokofiev featuring piano soloist Ying Tang, D.M.A. student in piano performance and winner of the 2014 KU School of Music Concerto Competition. The program concludes with Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office, by phone at 785-864-2787 or online at www.lied.ku.edu.

The University of Kansas Concerto Competition highlights excellence in orchestral instrument or piano performance by School of Music students. The annual competition alternates between orchestral instruments and piano. A panel of outside experts from regional institutions adjudicates the competition.

For more information about the KU Symphony Orchestra visit:
http://music.ku.edu/programs/orchestra/
For more information about David Neely visit:
https://music.ku.edu/david-neely

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

Media Contact:
J.D. Warnock
KU School of Music
785-864-9742
jdwarnock@ku.edu



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